This entrepreneur cracked the millennial code with his second food venture

Anand J

A second-time food-tech entrepreneur, Sandipan Mitra has come a long way from being a waiter at a food outlet in Bengaluru. In ....

4 June, 2018

Foodpanda strengthens leadership team, appoints marketing head

Shweta Sharma

Online food ordering and delivery platform Foodpanda has appointed Anshul Khandelwal as head of its marketing vertical, a company ....

27 March, 2018
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Naspers raises $9.8 bn from 2% Tencent share sale; may invest in OLX, Swiggy, PayU

Anand J

South African technology major Naspers announced on Friday that it has raised $9.8 billion from the sale of 2% of its holdings in ....

22 March, 2018

Ola puts in another $7.68 mn into cab-leasing arm

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Taxi aggregator Ola, operated by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has made a fresh infusion of Rs 50 crore ($7.68 million) ....

28 February, 2018

Exclusive: Food-tech startup Holachef raises fresh funds

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Food-tech startup Holachef has raised Rs 2 crore ($311,200) from Ashok Kumar Gajera, director at Mumbai-based diamond manufacturer ....

13 February, 2018

Swedish investor Kinnevik to sell half its stake in Rocket Internet

Deepti Chaudhary

Swedish investment firm Kinnevik AB is selling nearly half of its 13% stake in German Internet conglomerate and incubator Rocket ....

23 February, 2017
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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

Rocket Internet-backed companies Delivery Hero & Foodpanda merge businesses

Shruti Jain

Delivery Hero Holding GmbH, which runs Delivery Hero, has announced the acquisition of Rocket Internet's entire global operations ....

10 December, 2016

Rocket Internet admits trusting everyone in India was a mistake

Manu P Toms

Rocket Internet, the German internet venture builder, may have made certain miscalculations "in putting trust in everyone" while ....

20 October, 2016
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Rocket Internet sees "sluggish" growth in India

Dearton Thomas Hector

German e-commerce investor Rocket Internet AG, which this year sold Indian portfolio firms Jabong and FabFurnish, expects weak ....

23 September, 2016

Exclusive: Existing investors, HNIs back food-tech startup Petoo

Binu Paul

Bangalore-based food-tech startup Petoo, owned and operated by Kinematic Foodtech Pvt. Ltd, has raised $500,000 from its existing ....

3 August, 2016

Rajinikanth's Kabali rings in rewards for Mobikwik, Foodpanda, Voonik & others

Varun Arora

It isn't only the producers of Kabali that are dancing in joy over the record-breaking success of the film, hordes of startups ....

25 July, 2016

Why Rocket Internet's India bets misfired

Manu P Toms & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

There is a scary similarity between Jabong and Foodpanda, although one is an online fashion store and the other a food-ordering ....

27 July, 2016

Exclusive: Edu-tech startup ExtraaEdge raises seed funding

Binu Paul

ExtraaEdge Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd, an edu-tech startup that helps educational institutions acquire students and increase ....

8 June, 2016

Foodpanda India to sack about 330 employees

Disha Sharma

Foodpanda India is laying off one in seven staffers, continuing its clean-up drive after allegations of operational irregularities ....

29 December, 2015

IRCTC ties up with Foodpanda for meals delivery at railway stations

Varun Arora

Soon, you would be able to use Foodpanda's service to order meals from your favourite restaurant while waiting to board a long-distance ....

24 November, 2015

Foodpanda begins clean-up drive following allegations

Binu Paul

Following allegations of irregularities in its operations involving fake restaurants and orders, food ordering marketplace Foodpanda ....

30 September, 2015

Foodpanda grapples with suspect orders, lack of processes: report

Binu Paul

Rocket Internet-backed Foodpanda India is plagued by suspect orders, lack of automation and over-dependence on Excel sheets, Mint ....

16 September, 2015

Rocket Internet-backed Foodpanda raises $60M in fresh funding from existing investors

Anand Rai

Foodpanda.com (also known as Hellofood), a Rocket Internet-backed global, multi-location online food ordering marketplace with ....

11 August, 2014

Rocket Internet-backed online food ordering venture Foodpanda buys Ecuadorian competitor deliYami

Sainul K

Foodpanda.com (also known as Hellofood), a Rocket Internet-backed global, multi-location online food ordering marketplace with ....

25 June, 2014