Exclusive: Swiggy piloting bulk-order service as diversification drive continues

Binu Paul

Weeks after entering the hyperlocal delivery space, food-tech unicorn Swiggy is pressing on with its rapid diversification by ....

14 March, 2019

Food delivery startup Box8 clocks 79% jump in FY18 revenue

Kavya Kothiyal

Poncho Hospitality Pvt. Ltd, which offers on-demand food delivery services under the Box8 brand, reported a 79% surge in operating ....

11 March, 2019
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Lightbox’s Sandeep Murthy on food-tech’s resurgence and ed-tech's pain points

Kavya Kothiyal & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Lightbox likes to keep things simple. Unlike its peers which prefer to spread their bets, the Mumbai-based venture capital firm ....

27 February, 2019

Zomato eyes $25 million in revenues from subscription programme

Payal Ganguly

Online restaurant discovery platform Zomato anticipates that its subscription programme, Zomato Gold, will fetch revenues of $20-25 ....

21 February, 2019

Naspers Ventures’ Ashutosh Sharma on why startups must focus on building platforms

Kavya Kothiyal

Naspers has long been one of the most prolific technology investors in India, with the South African conglomerate outpacing many ....

14 February, 2019

Zomato’s valuation adviser projects profitability by 2021

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online restaurant discovery and food delivery company Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd can turn profitable for the year through March 2021, ....

7 February, 2019
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Zomato raises $40 mn as food-tech unicorn gets new investor

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Zomato has brought a new investor on board as the food-tech unicorn builds a war chest to take on fast-growing rival Swiggy. Zomato ....

6 February, 2019

Swiggy acqui-hires AI startup Kint.io to boost computer vision tech

Binu Paul

Food-tech unicorn Swiggy has acqui-hired Kint.io, a two-member artificial intelligence startup which applies deep learning and ....

4 February, 2019

Exclusive: Cloud kitchen platform FreshMenu refills funding pot

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based Foodvista India Pvt. Ltd, which operates cloud kitchen and food delivery platform FreshMenu, has raised Rs 21 ....

22 January, 2019

Cloud kitchen startup InnerChef pockets pre-Series B funding

Kavya Kothiyal

Cloud kitchen startup InnerChef Pvt. Ltd has raised around $6.5 million (Rs 43 crore) in a pre-Series B funding round from a clutch ....

8 January, 2019
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Zomato courts new investors as SoftBank switches focus to Swiggy

Kavya Kothiyal & Payal Ganguly

Food-tech unicorn Zomato is courting new investors in a bid to raise up to $1 billion in fresh funding even as Japanese investment ....

2 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: Fuelled by enormous investor appetite, food-tech finds its mojo

Binu Paul

The events of the past year have made it amply clear that food-tech is certainly not a winner-takes-all business. Four heavily-funded ....

26 December, 2018

In charts: How Zomato, Swiggy transactions lifted food-tech deal value to new high

Keshav Sunkara

The number of investment deals in India’s food and agriculture sector dropped to its lowest level since at least 2014 but ....

22 November, 2018

Too much on Swiggy’s plate? Food delivery app suffers outage amid expansion drive

Anirban Ghoshal & Payal Ganguly

Two mega funding rounds in 2018 — with a third one in the pipeline — have fuelled Swiggy’s rapid expansion this ....

2 November, 2018

Zomato raises $210 mn more from China's Alipay

Dearton Thomas Hector

Online restaurant discovery and food delivery company Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd is raising $210 million (Rs 1,500 crore) from Chinese ....

12 October, 2018

Exclusive: Cloud kitchen startup InnerChef secures fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Cloud kitchen startup InnerChef Pvt. Ltd has raised around $1.76 million (Rs 13 crore at current exchange rates) in a fresh funding ....

4 October, 2018

Swiggy buys Mumbai on-demand delivery startup Scootsy

Binu Paul

Food-tech firm Swiggy has acquired Scootsy Logistics Pvt. Ltd, which delivers food, fashion apparel, home décor, and more ....

2 August, 2018

Food-tech startup SmartQ buys m-commerce app Goodbox's cafeteria business

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based SmartQ, which provides digital solutions for food courts and cafeterias, said it has acquired Nexus Venture Partners-backed ....

20 July, 2018

B2B food-tech startup HungerBox raises Series A funds

Binu Paul

Bengaluru-headquartered HungerBox, an online platform that connects caterers and corporates, has raised $4.5 million (Rs 31 crore) ....

5 July, 2018

B2B food-tech startup HungerBox bags $2.5 mn in pre-Series A round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

  Bangalore-headquartered HungerBox, an online platform that connects caterers and corporates, has raised $2.5 million ....

22 January, 2018

Food-tech startup 48East raises $500K in pre-Series A funding

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bangalore-based Love Food Ventures Pvt Ltd, which runs online food delivery startup 48East, has secured $500,000 (Rs 3.4 crore) ....

10 February, 2017