India a tough market to operate: Zomato’s Deepinder Goyal

Zomato co-founder Deepinder Goyal said India is a tough market to operate in but the company will not focus on short term profits at the cost of long term success of the food delivery company. “India is a tough market to operate in, but if you are building to succeed in India, you are already … Read more

Zomato files papers for ₹8,250 crore IPO

Zomato said revenue from operations rose from ₹466 crore in FY18 to ₹2,604 crore in FY20. Food delivery app Zomato Ltd., backed by China’s Ant Group, on Wednesday filed a draft red herring prospectus (DRHP) with the Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to raise ₹8,250 crore. The IPO would comprise fresh issue of … Read more

$7 billion Deliveroo is preparing for a blockbuster float. Here’s the who’s who of executives and investors steering it to IPO.

Amazon-backed food delivery startup Deliveroo is anticipated to float in 2021, marking a rare high-profile British technology float. Like rival Uber Eats, Deliveroo allows consumers to order restaurant food via an app and relies on a network of gig economy cyclists and motorcyclists to make the deliveries. During the coronavirus pandemic, it has expanded into … Read more

Udaan lays off several contractual staff, offers one-month compensation

B2B e-commerce platform Udaan has fired several of its ground staff who were working on a contractual basis for the Bengaluru-based company. Confirming the layoffs to Business Standard, the company said each associate who has been impacted has been provided with additional compensation of one month and will be part of priority hiring list where … Read more