Yelp Buys Delivery Network Eat24 For $134M To Ramp Up In Food Operations

eat24 yelp Another acquisition for Yelp that will take the local listings company even deeper into commerce and food-related services. It’s gobbling up Eat24, a U.S. food delivery business that competes with GrubHub, and others in the area of delivering food on behalf of various restaurants. Yelp is paying $134 million for Eat24, with $75 million in cash and the rest in Yelp shares,… Read More

The Greasy Underpan Of Restaurant Tech

greasy This story is repeated hundreds of times across the country, and it goes a little bit like this. A group of tech savvy people go out to eat at a restaurant, and wonder why modern mobile technology has completely bypassed the industry. “Why can’t I push a button on my phone to re-order a beer,” they commonly ask? “I wish we could just split the tab using a simple app on… Read More

Built In Brooklyn: Farmigo Brings Local Produce To Schools, Offices, And Homes

Farmigo collage Food startup Farmigo is a San Francisco transplant — like me.
The company was initially based on the West Coast, and it still has team members there (as well as in Tel Aviv, Israel). But two years ago, Farmigo’s headquarters, as well as its founder and CEO Benzi Ronen, moved across the country to Brooklyn, giving us an unusual perspective for the latest episode of Built in Brooklyn. Read More

Fish And Serve

Fish And Serve Time to Trout Fish! Go after cutthroats, browns and rainbows in the great northwest! Your lil Fisher buddy has to catch 6 “fish of the day” to win! Switch out bait to match the fish’s request!Youve got …

Delivery Hero Takes Majority Stake In Its Big Rival In Korea, Baedaltong

korea moped delivery Delivery Hero, the Berlin-based takeout food delivery company, has made no secret of its appetite to scale up its business in Asia and elsewhere on the heels of its most recent $350 million funding round. Today comes the latest development in that strategy: the company has taken a “substantial” investment in Baedaltong, one of Korea’s biggest food ordering companies.… Read More

Amazon Has Launched A GrubHub Rival For Food Takeout & Delivery

Screen Shot 2014-12-03 at 17.40.08 Back in June, we wrote about how Amazon was preparing to take on companies like Seamless, Grubhub and DeliveryHero with a restaurant takeout and delivery service that would sit within its Amazon Local app and website. Now that service is live. The Takeout & Delivery feature was quietly turned on over last weekend — when many were probably still working their way through… Read More

Goldbely Debuts An App That Lets You Order Gourmet, Regional Cuisine From Anywhere In The U.S.

goldbely-deli Goldbely, the Y Combinator-backed startup that lets you order gourmet foods from around the U.S. is now on mobile. The company just launched its first app with Goldbely for iOS, which also includes a newly added next-day shipping feature for getting its tasty treats more quickly than before – whether that’s a real Philly cheesesteak, deep dish pizza from Chicago, Maryland crab… Read More

Asian Garlic Toast Cooking Game