PE Firms Forum Synergies and Axon Capital Pick up Minority Stake in Justeat

Online food portal has sold a minority stake in the company to private equity firm Forum Synergies and Spains Axon Capital.

TimesCity Acquires Restaurant Booking Platform, Dineout

Times Internet’s restaurant and food guide portal has acquired Dineout, a Delhi based restaurant booking service. With this, TimesCity visitors can make online restaurant reservations.

Web and Mobile Based Deliveries Rise for F&B Industry

Social media communication, web based and mobile based delivery are fast growing in the Indian F&B space, says retail consulting firm Technopak.

TastyKhana App Makes Ordering Food Through the Phone Simpler

TastyKhana app will allow users to browse through restaurant menus, order and pay for food delivery without making a phone call.

Weekly Recap: Engineering Flipkart; This Founder Made $99 from $82.5mn Exit & More

For all those who missed out on the action, here is a curated list of all the stuff that we covered last week.

Short Take : Does Search Fulfilment Work Better Than Best of Breed? Google, JustDial Vs Them All

JustDial just got into a lot of businesses at one go. Does all this make sense for a horizontal search engine to get into? Or is the best-of-breed that aggregators can better attempt for a specific vertical a better approach to solving these problems?

The Online Food Business Just Got A Little Tougher; Justdial forays into Food Delivery

The service is currently available on the web and phone and sadly not on Justdial’s mobile applications. This is probably because of the location specific nature of the business.

App Roundup: Now Pay for Food On JUST EAT Mobile App; Amar Ujala Launches Deal App & More has updated its Android app to version 2.0 which brings a couple of new features including an online payment feature and discount coupons while ordering through the app. In addition to the cash on delivery option users of the app can now also pay only with a credit card while ordering from the app.

#MobileLife: Top Android Apps for Eating Out in India

Eating out is something most people love to do but figuring out where to eat is often an issue. Whether you’re alone or with a group of friends settling on a restaurant is hard. There are a number of Android app which assist you with this. Here is our pick of apps we use when we decide to eat out.

Pune Based TastyKhana Partners with Global Player, Delivery Hero. Secures $5mn Funding

Delivery Hero which is present in 14 markets worldwide, is taking a strategic investment route to invest in Indian market.