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Swiggy

Swiggy

Swiggy is a food ordering and delivery company providing food service solutions for restaurants.

Swiggy is a Bangalore, India-based grocery delivery startup company founded in 2014. Swiggy operates in over 100 cities within India and, in 2019, expanded its grocery platform to include general product delivery.

Timeline

May 3, 2021
Swiggy announces 4-day work week for all its employees for the month of May citing growing covid-cases in the country.
April 5, 2021
Swiggy is closing $800m fundraising round

Swiggy is in the process to close a $800-million funding round, with Falcon Edge Capital, Amansa Capital, Think Investments, Carmignac, and Goldman Sachs joining as new investors.

Existing investors Prosus and Accel will also be participating in the Series J round, Swiggy co-founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

December 10, 2020
Swiggy announces the expansion of its Street Food Vendors programme that will benefit 36,000 people in 125 tier 2 and 3 cities in the first phase.
April 7, 2020
Swiggy raises a $43,000,000 series I round from Tencent.
February 12, 2020
Swiggy launches 'BrandWorks' to co-create with restaurant partners.
September 2018
Swiggy acquires Supr Daily, a hyperlocal delivery startup.
February 19, 2018
Swiggy reports a net loss of Rs 2,346 crore for the financial year 2018-19.
2018
Swiggy acquires Scootsy for an estimated Rs 50 crore, but continue to let it operate as an independent entity.

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Nandan Reddy

Co-Founder

Abhinav reddy

Employee

aditya radhakrishnan

Employee

Aditya Vikram

Employee

Ajith P

Employee

Akhilesh Gupta. A

Employee

ANISH MAHALE

Employee

Anjana Saraf

Employee

Ankit Paul

Employee

Anuradha Bansal

Employee

Arup Dutta

Employee

Bipin Bopanna

Employee

Bongu Bharat

Employee

Disha Shah

Employee

Frinson Francis

Employee

Gunjan Shah

Employee

komal babbar

Employee

Lohi Uppalapati

Employee

Mani Bhushan

Employee

Manoj Kambadur

Employee

MEENAKSHI PANDEY

Employee

Mohanraj D M

Employee

Nikhil Gupta

Employee

Nithin

Employee

Prateek Bothra

Employee

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Apna
June 16, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Apna, the market-leading professional networking and jobs platform for India's rising working class, has raised a $70 million Series B round...
June 7, 2021
mint
The care package, named 'Swiggy Suraksha' covers a host of services such as stronger financial support and hospitalisation cover for delivery partners and their families affected by Covid-19, the food ordering platform said
May 23, 2021
The News Minute
Food aggregators Swiggy and Zomato had paused their operations in Hyderabad on May 22, as the police seized delivery executives' vehicles and fined them.
Staff Writer
May 20, 2021
mint
Swiggy says that few thousand delivery partners across age groups have already received the first dose of the vaccination..Swiggy aims to cover all delivery partners and frontline staff in the next few weeks, subject to continued availability of vaccines across cities, the company said in a statement
Reza Chowdhury
May 7, 2021
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
May 7, 2021
cnbctv18.com
There were several important developments in the startup space during the week. Here's a wrap of all the startup stories this week.Get latest Startup online at cnbctv18.com
Zee News
May 4, 2021
Zee News
As Covid-19 infection cases are surging rapidly in India, food delivery platform Swiggy has announced plans to move to a four-day work week for the month of May.
Staff Writer
May 3, 2021
mint
Swiggy has set up a pandemic support mechanism, and an emergency support team to assist employees during this crisis
Peerzada Abrar
May 3, 2021
@bsindia
The policy applies to about 5,000 full-time Swiggy employees spread across the country
April 15, 2021
mint
Deal will mark the Masayoshi Son-led firm's first direct investment in India's foodtech sector.Last week, Swiggy had raised about ₹5,863 cr from a consortium of new and old investors
Saritha Rai | Bloomberg
April 15, 2021
@bsindia
Second funding for food delivery startup in as many weeks
April 15, 2021
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Manish Singh
April 15, 2021
TechCrunch
SoftBank Vision Fund 2 is in advanced stages of talks to invest up to half a billion dollars into food delivery startup Swiggy, two sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. The new investment values the Indian startup at about $5.5 billion, the sources said. The new investment would add to the $800 million fundraise Swiggy [...]
Staff Writer
April 9, 2021
mint
Organised fast food chains have benefited in the wake of nationwide lockdown, imposed last year to curb the spread of the pandemic, as most have a robust delivery ecosystem
Samreen Ahmad
April 5, 2021
@bsindia
Falcon Edge Capital, Think Investments, Goldman Sachs are among the new investors in the food delivery platform whose valuation is nearing $5 bn
Manish Singh
April 5, 2021
TechCrunch
Swiggy has raised about $800 million in a new financing round, the Indian food delivery startup told employees on Monday, as it looks to expand its business in the country quarters after the startup cut its workforce to navigate the pandemic. In an email to employees, first reported by Times of India journalist Digbijay Mishra, [...]
Peerzada Abrar
March 14, 2021
@bsindia
The Google-backed delivery and e-commerce firm is planning to expand its services to about 25 such cities in India from about 8 cities and is also looking to go global and tap dense locations
Samreen Ahmad & Neha Alawadhi
February 24, 2021
@bsindia
Freshers hiring likely to double as compared to last year
Shrimi Choudhary
January 14, 2021
@bsindia
Tax concealment in case of Walmart-owned Flipkarts unit is about Rs 650 crore while the remaining estimation is related to Swiggy, said a tax official privy to the preliminary findings
January 7, 2021
The Economic Times
The government will offer the services at Dasarahalli, Mahadevapura, Bommanahalli, Yeshvantpur, Rajajinagar and Bengaluru South.
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