Hospitality food wholesale marketplace, FoodByUs, has raised $10 million in a Series A raise. The round led by cornerstone investor Macquarie Capital, with support from Base Capital and New York marketplace investor F J Labs. Despite the pummeling the sector has endured from ongoing lockdowns over the last 18 months, FoodByUs has seen annual sales… Read more »
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 »
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 »
Startup Daily TV: How tech platform SHFT App pivoted from hospitality to the casual staffing solution every company needs
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 »
Supp is an app currently available to hospitality venues in Melbourne that offers casual shifts and connects employers with workers The idea was the brainchild of the couple behind Fitzroy’s Lune Croissanterie Supp is now seeking $1m via equity crowdfunding to take the idea interstate In the last two years, some of the biggest names… Read more »
Bellr is a customer relationship management system for venues, though the cofounders like to call it a ‘PRM’, rather: a patron relationship management platform.
A few months on from launch, food and beverage company Coca-Cola Amatil has announced the first investment by its Amatil X arm, with the corporate venture platform taking a 20 percent stake in Australian startup Doshii.
Kyla Kirkpatrick last year launched ecommerce platform Emperor Champagne, aimed at helping consumers “go on a journey” and identify the champagnes that are best for them.
The transient nature of work in the industry, however, can mean that as staff come and go, businesses don’t have time to train employees. Looking to make it easier is Melbourne-founded Typsy, founded by Jonathan Plowright.
Squaddle is an app which connects hospitality contractors to businesses that need to fill gaps in their roster on-demand.
POSMusic serves licensed songs though an app and desktop service for retailers, providing analytical tools, custom-made playlists and Spotify integration.
Westpac-backed VC fund Reinventure has today announced its seed investment in Melbourne-based payment middleware platform Doshii.
Groupee allows users to quickly pay their portion of a bill at a restaurant or cafe, whether they’ve dined with one other person or 20.
Over the weekend the NSW Government launched the first release of digital licences, making them available for recreational fishers and people working within the hospitality industry.
Melbourne startup QSIC is a commercially licensed music streaming platform for hospitality and retail venues
While it may ensure every track is gold, it turns out that hooking up a personal streaming account in a commercial venue is against the law, and that’s where Melbourne startup QSIC comes in.