Food-tech startup 48East raises $500K in pre-Series A funding

Amazon plans online food venture in IndiaBangalore-based Love Food Ventures Pvt Ltd, which runs online food delivery startup 48East, has secured $500,000 (Rs 3.4 crore) in pre-Series A funding from the Al Dhaheri family of the UAE, it said in a press statement. 48East prepares and delivers Asian gourmet food on demand. The number 48 refers to 48 different countries in […]

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Kalaari Capital-backed Eatfresh shuts down retail food delivery

For-Eatfresh-Story_stop-shield-traffic-sign-road-sign-39080Internet-first restaurant brand Eatfresh, owned and operated by Chennai-based Ubiquitous Foods Pvt Ltd that also runs the bakery chain Ovenfresh, has shut down its retail food delivery services. According to a message on the website, the company has stopped its on-demand meal delivery service, but will continue to take bulk orders. “Dear customers, we no […]

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Essel group ventures into online food delivery, launches Gorb in Mumbai

GorbEssel Group’s Living Entertainment Enterprises Pvt. Ltd has launched an online food delivery service called Gorb. The platform for both web and mobile (Android and iOS) is currently live in Mumbai, except Navi Mumbai and Thane, Medinama reported. Gorb has a ‘daily menu’ cooked by home chefs and curated by in-house experts. The chefs will […]

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BrightFarms raises $30.1 million to set up futuristic greenhouses across the U.S.

 Agriculture tech startup BrightFarms has raised $30.1 million in Series C funding to bring its high-tech greenhouses, and fresh produce,

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