Me&u CEO Katrina Barry and founder Steven Premutico

Pub meal ordering platform Me&u raised $30 million 4 months ago – but didn’t mention it until now

- April 26, 2023 2 MIN READ

Mr Yum rival Me&u raised $30 million in a round led by Acorn Capital in December 2022 to give the 3.5-year-old startup enough runway for its push to be profitable next financial year. The raise was led by Acorn Capital, with the only acknowledgement of the investment appearing in the ASX-listed (ASX:ACQ) investment company’s December… Read more »

Dorothy (Dot) Lee and Jarrod Walsh.
Food and drink

The team behind one of the coolest restaurants in Sydney’s Inner West, Hartsyard, have a new seafood place

- March 17, 2023 2 MIN READ

Former Hartsyard owners Jarrod Walsh and Dorothy “Dot” Lee are diving back into restaurant game after Easter with a new venue at the Old Clare Hotel in Sydney’s Chippendale, across the road from UTS Startups. Longshore, a seafood-focused restaurant and bar, will open in mid-April at the former Automata site at the Old Clare Hotel, seating… Read more »

After Hours

Melbourne meal startup South Yarra Deli goes national

- August 17, 2022 2 MIN READ

The hospitality sector was among the hardest hit during the pandemic lockdowns, leading multiple restaurants to turn to takeaway and other options to survive. And while many have now refocused on getting diners back in their front doors, a Covid pivot to eat-and-serve meals by the team behind the Botanical Hotel in Melbourne’s South Yarra… Read more »

Startup Daily TV

Startup Daily TV: ResButler is the tech restaurants need to maximise bookings in the Covid-19 era

- June 23, 2020 2 MIN READ

One of the biggest challenges restaurateur Peter Petroulas faced over nearly two decades of running top restaurants at Sydney’s GPO, including Intermezzo, Postales and Prime, was organising to bookings to maximise the use of the dining spaces. Five years ago he decided to develop his own solution to the problem, knowing that existing booking platforms… Read more »