Posts Categorized: F&B


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Zomato has over 500,000 monthly visitors in Indonesia, embraces social dining concept

Zomato no longer looks like the “Google for restaurant listings”, and now more closely resembles “Facebook for food lovers”.

  • April 10, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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FoodPanda Asia

Foodpanda CEO: we want to be the Facebook of food ordering; here’s how we’ll do it

Rocket Internet, the tech startup incubator that many love to hate, has produced many well-known startups. It’s the company behind many b...

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 4:45 pm
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Indonesia’s food discovery site Abraresto raises $1.5 million investment

Indonesia’s food discovery site Abraresto announced today it has closed an investment of $1.5 million f...

  • January 29, 2014
  • at 7:41 pm
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Shanghai residents can now order delivery from China’s most popular food review website

Food review and group-buying website Dianping officially launched its food delivery service in Shanghai after a one-month beta test, acco...

  • January 20, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Withlocals connects tourists with authentic local food, activities, and tours across Asia

Netherlands-based startup Withlocals is a peer-to-peer marketplace where local people offer home dining, tour experiences, and other local a...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Zomato tackles new languages for first time, takes restaurant listings to Indonesia, Turkey, Brazil

Three months after its last round of expansions, India-based restaurant listing site Zomato is taking on its biggest challenge yet – t...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 12:15 pm
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Baidu in talks to acquire China’s most popular food review site Dianping for $2 billion UPDATE: Denied

UPDATE 10/24/2013 16:08 - Dianping has denied reports saying it is in acquisition negotiations with Baidu. Chinese search giant Baidu (NA...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 10:56 am
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Don’t eat at a restaurant, use PlateCulture and eat at someone’s house

Instead of going to a restaurant to eat, use PlateCulture to fine dine with a local chef. It's like an Airbnb for home-cooked food.

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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You are not alone: Indotable will help you connect over food

Forever alone? Not anymore. Now is the time for you to mingle over food with the help of Indotable. Indotable has two main features: an onli...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Qraved: Jakarta diners spent $1.5 billion on dining out in 2013 (INFOGRAPHIC)

Qraved also estimates that Jakarta diners ate out 380 million times last year, spending a total of US$1.5 billion annually.

  • April 1, 2014
  • at 7:24 pm
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Foodpanda and OpenRice hook up for a saucy two-way foodfest

At the beginning of this month, Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda revealed its latest huge funding round which enables the food delivery service...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 5:15 pm
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Wongnai, Thailand’s answer to Yelp, now has 1 million registered users

Founded in 2010, Wongnai, the restaurant review site often called Thailand’s Yelp, has now grown to one million registered users, the star...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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Indonesia’s Qraved now rewards you discounts for online restaurant bookings

Besides a new website interface, Qraved now offers incentives for users to start making online restaurant bookings in Indonesia: discounts.

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 6:03 pm
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India’s Zomato gets $37 million in funding led by Sequoia Capital to challenge Yelp in more markets

It’s a big day for India-based restaurant listing site Zomato. This morning the startup rolled out in six new cities around the world R...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 6:20 pm
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Plateculture founders: the concept might be feminine but we’re a very masculine startup

Malaysia-based startup PlateCulture is an Airbnb for food. It allows users to eat home-cooked meals from someone’s home. The concept is as...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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GetNGo.vn delivers coffee to offices across Ho Chi Minh city

GetNGo.vn, a child of the e-commerce logistics company Zship, has just started delivering coffee to offices in Ho Chi Minh city.

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 5:32 pm
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HungryGoWhere still going places after acquisition, says inSing CEO

Startup acquisitions are a mixed bag: sometimes the acquired product soars, other times it sinks due to neglect, shuffling of talent, or a m...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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WeChat shakes up shopping in China

How WeChat is shaking up the shopping experience in China

We’ve written a lot about WeChat’s stickers and gaming and other social features; but one thing often overlooked is how the popu...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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