Deliveroo

Deliveroo

Deliveroo is a technology company that markets, sells and delivers restaurant meals to the household or office.

Deliveroo is a United Kindom based delivery service for local restaurants and eateries. The service is offered in over 200 towns across the UK but is headquartered in London. Deliveroo uses bike messengers to complete all food deliveries. Users place their restaurant orders online or through a mobile application, available on the Google Play Store and in the Apple App Store.

Timeline

January 20, 2020
Belgium's labor authority launches court case against Deliveroo

May 17, 2019
$575 Series G.

The round was led by Amazon, and brought Deliveroo's valuation to $1.5 billion. Other investors include T. Rowe Price, Greenoaks Capital, and Fidelity Management.

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Deliveroo series G round
575,000,000
May 17, 2019
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William Shu

Co-Founder

Greg Orlowski

Co-Founder

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Shona Ghosh and Callum Burroughs
January 14, 2021
Business Insider
Deliveroo likely won't settle on a valuation figure until further discussions with potential investors.
App Annie
January 13, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- App Annie, das Unternehmen für mobile Daten und Analysen, das Marken und Verlage dabei unterstützt, gewinnbringende Erlebnisse auf mobilen...
Freya Pratty and Amy Lewin
January 12, 2021
Sifted
Deliveroo is set to expand into 100 more places across the UK, meaning two thirds of the population will be able to order from the company.
Natasha Lomas
January 8, 2021
TechCrunch
Madrid-based Jobandtalent, a digital temp staffing agency which operates a dual-sided platform that connects temp workers with employers needing regular casual labor in sectors like transport and logistics, has added €88 million (~$108M) to its Series C -- bringing the total raised following an earlier (2019) closing of the round to €166M. The 2009-founded startup [...]
Natasha Lomas
January 8, 2021
TechCrunch
Madrid-based Jobandtalent, a digital temp staffing agency which operates a dual-sided platform that connects temp workers with employers needing regular casual labor in sectors like transport and logistics, has added €88 million (~$108M) to its Series C -- bringing the total raised following an earlier (2019) closing of the round to €166M. The 2009-founded startup [...]
Joanna Partridge
January 6, 2021
the Guardian
McDonald's has about 1,300 outlets in the UK. Photograph: Kirsty O'Connor/PA
Button
January 6, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Button, the leading mobile commerce technology company, today announced that Deliveroo, the leading online food delivery company in Europe and...
Shona Ghosh
January 5, 2021
Business Insider
Deliveroo is still loss-making, even as it moves towards IPO.
Natasha Lomas
January 4, 2021
TechCrunch
A court in Italy has dealt a blow to unalloyed algorithmic management after a legal challenge brought by three unions. The Bologna court ruled that a reputational-ranking algorithm used by on-demand food delivery platform Deliveroo discriminated against gigging delivery workers by breaching local labor laws. The ruling, reported earlier in the Italian press, found Deliveroo's ranking [...]
Martin Coulter
December 29, 2020
Business Insider
The firm joins a cohort of British startups thought to be mulling IPOs in the new year.
Yuebai Liu
November 27, 2020
TechNode
Hungry Panda is exporting the Chinese food delivery model to homesick students abroad. But is it just an overseas clone of Eleme?
Steve O'Hear
November 24, 2020
TechCrunch
Dija, a new U.K.-based startup founded by senior former Deliveroo employees, is closing in on $20 million in funding, TechCrunch has learned. According to multiple sources, the round, which has yet to close, is being led by Blossom Capital, the early-stage venture capital firm founded by ex-Index and LocalGlobe VC Ophelia Brown. It's not clear [...]
Steve O'Hear
November 24, 2020
TechCrunch
Dija, a new U.K. based startup founded by senior former Deliveroo employees, is closing in on $20 million funding, TechCrunch has learned. According to multiple sources, the round, which has yet to close, is being led by Blossom Capital, the early stage venture capital firm founded by ex-Index and LocalGlobe VC Ophelia Brown. It's not [...]
By Lora Jones
November 12, 2020
BBC News
The number of takeaways being delivered has soared due to Covid, but should you tip the driver?
John Naughton
November 7, 2020
the Guardian
Delivery drivers need a new 'social contract' that guards them against the risks of our age. Photograph: Vickie Flores/EPA
Nicolas Colin
November 4, 2020
Sifted
The gig economy isn't going anywhere. It's time for Europe to embrace that fact -- and create a new social contract which helps it work for everyone.
Steven Brown
August 27, 2020
Express.co.uk
PRET a Manger has axed 2,800 roles after completing a restructuring of its UK business.
Natasha Lomas
August 4, 2020
TechCrunch
It's official: Days after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was peppered with awkward questions by US lawmakers concerned about the market power of his ecommerce empire, the UK's competition regulator has confirmed it's happy for the tech giant to take a 16% bite out of local on-demand food delivery app, Deliveroo. The CMA had been investigating [...]
BBC News
June 29, 2020
BBC News
Chief executive Will Shu told the BBC that there will be "a long period of socially-distanced dining".
BBC News
June 24, 2020
BBC News
The CMA says the Amazon-Deliveroo deal will not adversely affect customers.
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