Posts Tagged ‘ Foodpanda ’
Monday, January 30, 2017
Dearton Thomas Hector
Online food delivery is a tricky space for Indian startups, what with intense competition, wafer-thin margins and a funding drought that shows no signs of a let-up. So it was a bit of a surprise when San Francisco-based Uber, the world’s biggest startup by valuation, announced last week that i...
San Francisco-based ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. will soon launch its on-demand food delivery app, UberEATS, in India. To roll out the service, it is currently inviting restaurants and delivery partners, a company statement said. The service will be offered through a standalone mobile...
23 January, 2017 |
Delivery Hero Holding GmbH, which runs Delivery Hero, has announced the acquisition of Rocket Internet’s entire global operations of food delivery startup Foodpanda. The acquisition brings together two top food delivery startups based in Germany. After this acquisition, the combined group is expec...
10 December, 2016 |
Rocket Internet, the German internet venture builder, may have made certain miscalculations “in putting trust in everyone” while doing business in India, said a senior global executive while speaking at a startup event in Bangalore on Thursday. Rocket Internet – which operates on a venture bui...
20 October, 2016 |
German e-commerce investor Rocket Internet AG, which this year sold Indian portfolio firms Jabong and FabFurnish, expects weak investment recovery from the South Asian country. “In India, economic activity remains buoyant, but the growth forecast for 2016 and 2017 was trimmed slightly, reflecting ...
23 September, 2016 |
Bangalore-based food-tech startup Petoo, owned and operated by Kinematic Foodtech Pvt. Ltd, has raised $500,000 from its existing investors and high-net-worth individuals (HNIs) through online deal-making platform LetsVenture. The startup will use the capital to fund its ongoing food research initia...
3 August, 2016 |
There is a scary similarity between Jabong and Foodpanda, although one is an online fashion store and the other a food-ordering marketplace. The two ventures were German Internet conglomerate Rocket Internet SE’s biggest bets in India and followed similar trajectories–from their launch, ...
27 July, 2016 |
It isn’t only the producers of Kabali that are dancing in joy over the record-breaking success of the film, hordes of startups that launched marketing campaigns riding piggyback on age-defying superstar Rajinikanth, too, are celebrating. For, their decision to tread the much-beaten track of aligni...
25 July, 2016 |
ExtraaEdge Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd, an edu-tech startup that helps educational institutions acquire students and increase admissions, has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding from a group of investors including Ritesh Dwivedy, CEO of Petoo.in and Priti Padhy, global director of busine...
8 June, 2016 |
Foodpanda India is laying off one in seven staffers, continuing its clean-up drive after allegations of operational irregularities rattled the Rocket Internet-owned food ordering marketplace. The company said on Tuesday it will sack 15 per cent of its employees, or 330 people, as increased automatio...
29 December, 2015 |