Despite the buzz around on-demand startups, running a business based on logistics is difficult for everyone, whether it’s Deliveroo or smaller players.
Raising US$15 million earlier this year, MealPal was founded to provide a cheaper way for time-conscious office workers to buy lunch every day.
DishMe came when Bagga found himself struggling with his health due to what his doctor described as “a lethal combination of poor diet and long work hours”.
Menulog has partnered with Sydney restaurant delivery startup Drive Yello to allow restaurants without their own delivery drivers to tap into a network.
Following a company re-brand and the launch of its service in Perth, Deliveroo Australia has today announced the launch of a new platform called Deliveroo for Business. The platform was created to target the increasing popularity of corporates ordering food at lunch.
Global restaurant delivery startup Deliveroo has announced its expansion into Perth, its 100th city, and unveiled new branding.
Launching today with $2 million in funding is FoodByUs, a Sydney startup founded by former Menulog managing director Gary Munitz, Tim Chandler, former lead engineer at Menulog, and Ben Lipschitz, former managing director of footwear brand Flipsters, looking to connect passionate home cooks with consumers.
The Victorian Government may be trailing behind a number of other states in not having regulated ridesharing services such as UberX, but that hasn’t stopped the company from launching its food delivery service UberEATS in Melbourne today. Melbourne is the third city outside North America to get the service.
Six months on from its launch into Sydney and Melbourne, food delivery startup Deliveroo has announced its expansion into Brisbane. With 50 local restaurants on board, the service will be available in the Brisbane CBD, Fortitude Valley, New Farm, Teneriffe, and Spring Hill.
German home cooking delivery startup Marley Spoon, which launched in Australia last August, has announced the raising of a €15 million (AUD$22 million) Series B round from Luxor Capital, QD Ventures, Kreos Capital, and existing investors.
Deliveroo is just the latest food delivery startup to hit our doorsteps, joining a number of services including Menulog, Delivery Hero, and EatNow. However Levi Aron, Deliveroo’s country manager for Australia, doesn’t quite see the other services as competition. In fact, though the core service is the same, he believes Deliveroo does something different by delivering food only from mid to high-end restaurants – restaurants that traditionally don’t deliver.
German home cooking delivery startup Marley Spoon has officially landed in Australia, adding another player to the booming food space as it launches its service in Sydney.