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Zomato’s COO Deepak Gulati quits within 6 months of appointment

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Deepak Gulati, the President and chief operating officer (COO) of Zomato has resigned from his post within six months of joining the company, ET reports.  Gulati, however, will continue to be on the advisory board. Confirming the resignation, a Zomato spokesperson told ET, “Deepak

Zomato acquires Runnr to strengthen its food-delivery platform

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Amidst intense competition from rapidly-growing rivals like Swiggy and FoodPanda, Food-tech startup Zomato has acquired Nexus Venture-backed Runnr aimed at strengthening its food delivery platform. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “With the combination of Zomato and Runnr, we

Zomato in talks to raise $200M from Alibaba’s Ant Financial

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Online restaurant discovery platform Zomato is in talks with Alibaba and its payment arm Ant Financial to raise up to $200 million, according to an Economic Times report. Citing people in the know of the things, the report says that though

Now book an Ola ride to any restaurant from the Zomato app

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Ride hailing firm Ola has tied up with restaurant search and discovery service Zomato enabling users to book an Ola ride to the restaurant from the Zomato app. Earlier, Zomato had a similar tie-up with Ola’s US-based rival, Uber. Users will

Zomato hacked; 17 million user accounts stolen

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India’s largest online restaurant discovery and food delivery service Zomato has admitted to a massive security breach with over 17 million user accounts stolen from its database. The stolen information has user email addresses and hashed passwords. The company, however, noted

UberEATS, Zomato competing to buy delivery startup Runnr

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Food-tech startup Zomato and Uber’s food delivery service, UberEATS are in a race to acquire delivery startup Runnr, reports Economic Times. Citing sources, the report said that both the companies have given a term sheet to Runnr, and the offer from the US-based cab-hailing

Zomato debuts subscription service ‘Zomato Treats’ in India at Rs 249 a year

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After unveiling cloud kitchen concept in India, restaurant discovery and online food ordering platform Zomato has launched a subscription service, called Zomato Treats for its users in the country priced at Rs 249 per year. The new subscription service, being true to

Bing partners Zomato to simplify the food-ordering process

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Microsoft’s Bing, a web search engine has partnered with Zomato to offer restaurant search and reviews in an easy-to-use way. With this partnership, Bing will allow users to view three latest ratings, reviews, right within search results. The three latest

Zomato to launch two new initiatives to boost revenues

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Restaurant search and listings service provider, Zomato is working on a couple of initiatives to increase its profitability, reports Livemint. The new initiatives – Zomato Red and Zomato Infrastructure Services will be rolled out between February and June 2017 and

Zomato acquires Sparse Labs to let customers track deliveries in real time

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Restaurant search portal Zomato has acquired logistics technology startup Sparse Labs, aiming to improve the delivery experience by helping restaurants track delivery drivers, allocate orders to the most suitable person based on location, and show customers where their order is

PayU bringing industry veterans at top deck

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Naspers-backed payment startup PayU India seems to be on a hiring spree as it has made seven top-level hires from companies including Airtel, Human Factors International and FabFurnish, according to an ET report. The company is also reportedly planning to

IITs to blacklist 20 startups from campus hiring

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Many renowned startups, including Flipkart, received a lot of flak recently as they had to forego or delay the joining of most of their campus placement offers leaving many graduate students coasted with no jobs in hand. To prevent any

Google search will now let you order food and book tables

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Google will now help you order food online. Yes, after improvising Google Now, the tech giant wants to improvise our dining experience too. Now you can order food and book tables right from the Google Search itself, and ultimately escape