Mergers & Acquisitions

HungryPanda gobbles up Asian food delivery platforms Easi and Buy@Home

- January 11, 2022 2 MIN READ

UK-based Asian food delivery platform HungryPanda, has snapped up two local rivals, acquiring Melbourne-based startup Easi and New Zealand’s Buy@Home. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisitions mean HungryPanda, founded in 2017, now operates in 10 countries, including the UK, France, Italy, the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea and Singapore, across 60 cities.… Read more »

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Food delivery

Providoor, the restaurant food delivery startup founded by chefs, has launched in Sydney

- July 22, 2021 2 MIN READ

When pandemic lockdowns hit leading Melbourne chef Shane Delia last year, he became a startup entrepreneur, launching Providoor, a restaurant meal delivery service taking on the tech giants and putting more money back into the pockets of struggling restaurateurs.  In the last 12 months Providoor generated more than $40 million in revenue for the Melbourne… Read more »

Food delivery

The HR manager of food delivery startup Hungry Panda didn’t know they had to report when riders died doing their job

- February 24, 2021 2 MIN READ

A NSW parliamentary inquiry looking into the death of five food delivery riders within two months last year has unearthed fraught details about the state of the industry. Riders from Uber Eats, Door Dash and Hungry Panda died within two months of each other, prompting the parliamentary inquiry, which yesterday heard from the HR manager… Read more »

Profiles

London food delivery startup Deliveroo launches in Australia looking to change how we think about takeaway

- November 25, 2015 3 MIN READ

Deliveroo is just the latest food delivery startup to hit our doorsteps, joining a number of services including Menulog, Delivery Hero, and EatNow. However Levi Aron, Deliveroo’s country manager for Australia, doesn’t quite see the other services as competition. In fact, though the core service is the same, he believes Deliveroo does something different by delivering food only from mid to high-end restaurants – restaurants that traditionally don’t deliver.