Tagged: food delivery

Square Announces Sale of Caviar to DoorDash

Payment process platform Square announced on Friday it has completed the sale of food delivery service, Caviar, to DoorDash. Square reported that Caviar was sold to DoorDash on October 31st for $410 million in a mix of cash and DoorDash stock. “Caviar will be included in… Read More

Vanilla Bean Delivers on Companisto: Say Tschüß to Plastic Packaging & Guten Tag to Delicious Food Options

  vanilla bean, claiming the title as “the world’s first packaging-free restaurant delivery service,” offers CO2-free, fair, and 100% vegan packaging. The Regensberg, Germany based company aims to help solve the problem of packaging waste: almost 50% of the plastic waste produced worldwide comes from packaging…. Read More

Oddbox Delivers on Seedrs: Harvesting Wonky Produce for Tidy Profits

Gardeners know that homegrown produce rarely look as perfect as what’s sold at Fairway, Citarella or even Whole Foods. Past successful food delivery crowdfunding campaigns like Foodist, Ooooby Grit Grocery have focused on delivering exceptional local, artisan foods… but what to do about the odd-shaped… Read More

Mission Possible: Mission Box Takes on Deliveroo & Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube Spain 

Currently operating in Granada, Sevilla, Córdoba, Jaén, Huelva, Badajoz, Alicante and Mérida, Mission Box is looking to expand into twenty additional cities by early 2018. The Spanish startup has linked with Crowdcube Spain to make this expansion possible, aiming to secure 230,000€. To date, numbers… Read More

Seedrs Success Pronto Teams Up With Starship Technologies to Establish Self-Driving Robot Delivery Option

On Wednesday, London-based Pronto announced it formed a partnership with tech startup Starship Technologies to use self-driving robots for food deliveries. The restaurant provides healthy meals delivered hot with a 25-minute free delivery. Pronto took to Seedrs in May and secured £838,620 to expand its delivery area… Read More

The Crowd Devours Eatclever’s Companisto Food Delivery Crowdfunding Campaign

Companisto has provided a platform for several successful German food startups in the recent past, including MyCouchBox, Naturbursche and Foodist, and it looks as if eatclever will be joining their ranks if the first day of its campaign is an indicator.  In the hours since… Read More

Ooooby Captures $200,000 on PledgeMe; Dubbed New Zealand’s First Crowdfunded Impact Investment

On Thursday morning, Ooooby, and their crowd, have shown equity crowdfunding can be about more than financial returns when the social enterprise hit their minimum target of $200,000. Last month, the New Zealand-based local food delivery service took to equity crowdfunding platform, PledgeMe, to raise $800,000 for expansion. Founder… Read More

Health Snack Brand EarlyBird Looks to Raise £300,000 During Second Crowdcube Campaign

Nearly a year after its first campaign on Crowdcube garnished nearly £130,000, Northampton-based health snack brand Earlybird announced that it is returning to the UK equity crowdfunding platform to raise £300,000 for more expansion of its products. EarlyBird, which was founded by entrepreneurs Oliver Pugh and Jamie Trinder. is a… Read More

Singapore’s Temasek Holdings in Talks with India’s Zomato: New Funding Needed for Expansion of Online Restaurant Review and Food Ordering Platform

It’s meal time, a time when Zomato’s site is likely swarmed with hits.  If you are not yet familiar with Zomato, click here to see if the platform services your city. From Vancouver to Auckland, Zomato is used by millions of hungry people every day to decide… Read More

Foodist Returns to Companisto for its Third Crowdfunding Campaign; German Delectable Food Delivery Startup Overfunds in Hours

Hamburg-based delicacy box start-up Foodist, which was co-founded in 2012 by Alexander Djordjevic and Ole Schaumberg, has experienced strong growth over the last two years and has increased the number of monthly subscribers from 350 to as many as 14,000. As Foodist wants to keep… Read More

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