Zomato brings back Gold. Tussle with restaurants restarts.

Zomato Gold is a periodic subscription based membership, whereby the subscribing customers get significant discounts and free deliveries from the member restaurants. Initially, it was mainly available on offline eating. However, later Zomato extended it to deliveries and that’s when member restaurants put up a significant protest because of which the scheme was altogether stopped … Read more

One more Co-founder resigns at Zomato

Trend of Co-founders and Key Employee resignations continue at Zomato. Mr. Gunjan Patidar, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the Company has now tendered his resignation. Gunjan was one of the initial employees of the Company. He had joined in 2008 and built the core tech system of Zomato. Despite being the CTO, he … Read more

Zomato’s co-founder resigns. High profile exits continue.

Mohit Gupta, the co-founder at Zomato for last 4 and half years has resigned. Reason for Mohit’s exit – no clarity Where is he going – no one knows Is Zomato concerned – atleast not publicly. They didn’t even designate him as a Key Managerial Person (check the company disclosure in the source link). This … Read more

CCI orders to investigate Zomato, Swiggy over neutrality

The order comes months after the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) asked the Competition Commission of India (CCI) to investigate the companies for breaching platform neutrality by providing priority to the exclusive contractors. Key points to note – NRAI represents more than 5,00,000 restaurants across India. Other than complaints about platform neutrality, complaint by … Read more

Zomato to soon start 10 minute food delivery trials

New age companies are not hesitant in trying radical initiatives and Zomato after continuing to struggle in it’s core business has now announced one. The Founder, Deepinder Goyal announced on Twitter about them soon getting into trials of 10 minute food delivery. Key points to note – The initiative is named as Zomato Instant. New … Read more

Zomato invests into a Kitchen Equipment Start-up. Segment seems interesting.

Zomato has announced fresh investment into Mukunda Foods Private Limited (MFPL). Key points to note: MFPL, founded in 2012 is into the design & development of automated kitchen food equipment. It’s current product portfolio includes – deep fryers, rice/ noodle/ pasta maker, chinese food, dosa maker and grilling machine. It’s products are more technologically advanced, … Read more