Former Nirula’s CEO to lead Zomato’s cloud-based PoS business

Samir-KuckrejaRestaurant listings and discovery company Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd has appointed Samir Kuckreja, former chief executive of QSR chain Nirula’s Corner House, as president of its cloud-based point-of-sale (PoS) system, Zomato Base. Prior to joining Zomato full-time in February, Kuckreja served as a consultant to the firm, a Zomato spokesperson told Techcircle. The development was […]

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Uber to soon launch food delivery app UberEATS in India

UberEATS_app_homeSan Francisco-based ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. will soon launch its on-demand food delivery app, UberEATS, in India. To roll out the service, it is currently inviting restaurants and delivery partners, a company statement said. The service will be offered through a standalone mobile application. Launched in 2014 as a delivery pilot in Los Angeles, […]

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Zomato hires banker for fresh fundraise, plans to set up cloud kitchens

zomatoGurgaon-based restaurant listing and food delivery firm Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd has hired investment bank Morgan Stanley for its next fundraise, according to a spokesperson of the company.  Further details were not revealed. In its last funding round in September 2015, the company had raised $60 million from Singapore government’s investment firm Temasek and existing […]

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Exclusive: Chef Sanjeev Kapoor-backed home food delivery startup ZuperMeal shuts shop

zupermealHome food delivery startup ZuperMeal has apparently closed down its operations eight months after it raised seed funding. The ZuperMeal app, when downloaded, is showing an error message. The website of the firm is also not working. Moreover, one of the three co-founders, Balasubramanian Anantha Narayanan, has also joined logistics startup LogiNext as vice president […]

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Exclusive: Food delivery startup Zapdel gets more angel funding

VCCircle_Food_FreeimageFood ordering marketplace Boibanit will rebrand itself to Zapdel and has raised an undisclosed amount of money in its second round of angel funding. Zapdel will use the funds raised from a set of Delhi-based affluent individuals to increase its market share in the 10 cities where it operates, co-founder Arunabh Parihar told Techcircle.in. He […]

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