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Operandio is digitising the most annoying manual pain points in hospitality and retail

- June 17, 2022 2 MIN READ

A Melbourne-based startup is tackling the 250,000 tonnes of food waste generated each year in the food services industry with new monitoring technology – simply installed onto existing appliances. Operandio is helping hospitality and retail-based businesses to digitise processes, and support their teams to access training and communications.  The new automated temperature sensors retail for… Read more »

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Hospitality marketplace Foodbomb seasons COB supplies with BNPL option

- March 14, 2022 2 MIN READ

Hospitality wholesale ordering platform Foodbomb has introduced a buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) product to help restaurateurs and cafe owners manage supplier payments. Foodbomb’s solution, BompPay, gives users 21-days of credit to pay wholesale suppliers without additional cost. Suppliers are paid immediately. Founder and CEO Paul Tory said that recent discussions with clients revealed that more than 40%… Read more »


Hospitality wholesaler Foodbomb raises $4.5 million series A

- August 5, 2021 2 MIN READ

 Foodbomb, a produce wholesale marketplace for the hospitality sector, has raised A$4.5 million in a series A The round was backed by EVP, Athletic Ventures, Aura Ventures, Tony Gandel’s family investment vehicle, Tahmedia, and Platform Advisory Partners. It’s EVP’s third investment in the business since 2019. The raise will enable the four-year-old startup to expand… Read more »

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Hospitality jobs startup Barcats raises $2.4 million

- August 3, 2021 2 MIN READ

Hospitality jobs and training platform Barcats has raised $2.4 million amid the ongoing disruption to the sector caused by pandemic lockdowns.  Existing investors, including business journalist Ross Greenwood and Computershare founder Chris Morris once again backed the latest, round, with the Colonial Leisure Group owner raising his stake in the four-year-old startup from 7.25% to… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: How tech platform SHFT App pivoted from hospitality to the casual staffing solution every company needs

- September 16, 2020 2 MIN READ

Like the hospitality industry itself, Sydney startup SHFTHero was forced to pivot soon after it launched and the restaurant industry was shut down by the pandemic. The tech business set out to help the hospitality and events sector with casual staff . After an initial roll out of the staff sharing app in 2019, had more… Read more »