Swiggy’s revised byelaws ask investors to operate at arm’s length from Uber

Payal Ganguly

Indian online food delivery service Swiggy’s board has approved tweaks to its articles of association that, among other ....

11 March, 2019

Zomato selling UAE biz to Delivery Hero for $172 mn, closes funding round

Binu Paul

Food-tech unicorn Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd has inked an agreement to sell its UAE business to Delivery Hero while also raising fresh ....

4 March, 2019
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Uber posts $50 bn in 2018 bookings but profit remains elusive

Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc had $50 billion in total bookings for its ride-service and food-delivery businesses last year, a testament ....

18 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

Zomato in advanced talks to sell UAE biz to Delivery Hero: Report

Binu Paul

Food-tech unicorn Zomato is in advanced stages of discussions to sell its UAE business to Germany-headquartered online food delivery ....

31 January, 2019

Foodpanda to focus on cloud kitchens as parent Ola tightens purse strings

Binu Paul

A year after acquiring Foodpanda, ride-hailing unicorn Ola is significantly scaling down expenditure on its food delivery subsidiary ....

28 January, 2019
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Exclusive: Ola gets $74 mn from Steadview Capital, valuation jumps

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates cab-hailing app Ola, has raised Rs 520.79 crore ($73.97 million) in a fresh funding ....

10 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

Why the new regulations for online food delivery firms need greater clarity

Anurag Pareek & Samad Ali

Online food delivery companies have drawn significant interest from investors this year as they experience rapid growth. Zomato, ....

16 November, 2018

Cafe Coffee Day to introduce virtual restaurants on UberEats

Payal Ganguly

Uber Eats, the food delivery vertical of global ride-hailing app Uber, has partnered with retail coffee chain Cafe Coffee Day ....

26 October, 2018
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It’s official: Ola-owned Foodpanda acquires Holachef

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Foodpanda India, the online food delivery firm owned by cab hailing company Ola, has acquired shuttered food-tech startup Holachef ....

16 October, 2018

Defunct food delivery startup Holachef draws acquisition interest from Foodpanda

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Foodpanda India, an online take-away food delivery firm bought by homegrown cab-hailing major Ola last year, is in talks to acquire ....

2 August, 2018

Exclusive: Uber to take on Ola Shuttle soon with bus, van ride-sharing

Manu P Toms

Notwithstanding its constant denial, Uber is moving fast on introducing ride-sharing on vans and buses in India, with a likely ....

7 February, 2017

With UberEATS, is Uber biting off more than it can chew?

Dearton Thomas Hector

Online food delivery is a tricky space for Indian startups, what with intense competition, wafer-thin margins and a funding drought ....

30 January, 2017

Uber to soon launch food delivery app UberEATS in India

Binu Paul

San Francisco-based ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. will soon launch its on-demand food delivery app, UberEATS, in ....

23 January, 2017