9:27 pm on Feb 25, 2015 by Malavika Velayanikal
It’s a business model that seems well-suited for a large, increasingly mobile population in India. Companies like Freecharge, which rewards users for using the platform to top-up their phones, have sh...
3:09 pm on Feb 12, 2015 by Yuvraj Gurung
Online restaurant guide Zomato is expanding into the online food ordering business. The new service will allow users in India to place orders for meals from restaurants through the mobile app, accordi...
3:29 pm on Feb 2, 2015 by Yuvraj Gurung
Online food delivery startup Yumist, which launched in October last year, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Orios Venture Partners. It was founded by Alok Jain, former CMO at Zomat...
5:50 pm on Jan 29, 2015 by Yuvraj Gurung
Zomato is at it again. A couple of weeks after entering the US market with the acquisition of Urbanspoon, the Indian company today acquired Turkey’s restaurant discovery portal, Mekanist, for an undis...
7:58 pm on Jan 27, 2015 by Malavika Velayanikal
India is now among the world’s top five markets for exits. It’s the only Asian country in the top five, as Canada has bumped China down to number six. The US stays number one.
2:18 am on Jan 13, 2015 by Malavika Velayanikal
Indian restaurant finder now has a presence in 22 countries, entering six of them through acquisitions of leading local players.
2:15 pm on Dec 22, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Institutional investors make a living out of picking the right startups to back. They place their bets after careful evaluation. So going by where the VCs parked most of their money, here are the 30 h...
12:39 pm on Dec 19, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Indian restaurant finder site Zomato just made its fifth acquisition this year: Italy's Cibando. With this, Zomato takes its presence to 20 countries.
12:11 pm on Nov 19, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Indian restaurant finder Zomato’s US$660 million valuation comes from its appetite for growth. Co-founders Goyal and Chaddah always had global ambitions and want to take on the fat cats of the world.
5:01 pm on Nov 18, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Remember that drinking out session where you felt you had splurged too much? Or all the time wasted looking for the right place to hangout? Here’s a startup founded by a duo who experienced similar pa...
10:20 pm on Oct 21, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
“Canada is a great starting point for us before we think of getting into the United States,” restaurant search service Zomato's co-founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal says.
11:40 am on Sep 24, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
This move by Wingify, which provides tech tools for brands to optimize their business online, will give them access to over 26,000 web design experts.
4:13 pm on Sep 23, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
In three months, Zomato has acquired four companies globally. The target is to expand into 10 other markets in the coming months.
2:27 pm on Aug 22, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
A month after its first ever acquisition, Indian restaurant finder site Zomato has just acquired two food guides for a total of US$3.25 million.
12:50 pm on Jul 1, 2014 by Steven Millward
India-based startup Zomato has acquired New Zealand restaurant discovery site MenuMania for an undisclosed sum.
12:30 pm on Apr 10, 2014 by Enricko Lukman
Zomato no longer looks like the “Google for restaurant listings”, and now more closely resembles “Facebook for food lovers”.
6:20 pm on Nov 6, 2013 by Steven Millward
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 – Durban (South Africa), Glasgow and Edinburgh (UK), Jakarta (Indo...
12:15 pm on Nov 6, 2013 by Steven Millward
Three months after its last round of expansions, India-based restaurant listing site Zomato is taking on its biggest challenge yet – translating the site into new languages for the first time. Today, ...