2017-10-02

Online Food Delivery: UberEATS, Deliveroo, Delivery Hero, Just Eat, & More

Index Ventures' Mignot Sees Opportunity in Food Delivery

Video above published Sep 25, 2017 by Bloomberg.com: Martin Mignot, Index Ventures (domain: indexventures.com) partner, discusses the meal-delivery startup scene with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."
“There’s a global trend towards delivery ... As people use mobile phones more and more for everything in their lives, we’re starting to see a secular change in how people eat.”--Jason Droege, Vice President of UberEverything, the division under which UberEATS operates (source: NYTimes.com infra).
The online food delivery sector is hot--UK's Deliveroo (domain: deliveroo.co.uk to which deliveroo.com redirects) raised $385 million for "food fight"--Reuters.com Sep 24, 2017.

Deliveroo competitors include publicly traded Delivery Hero (domain: deliveryhero.com) and Just Eat (domain: just-eat.co.uk and just-eat.com to which justeat.com redirects), as well Uber Eats (domain: ubereats.com)--UberEats Is the Most Profitable Part of Uber | Eater.com.
UberEats competitors in the U.S.? "We ordered from seven different services — GrubHub, Eat24, Caviar, DoorDash, Postmates, UberEats, and Amazon Prime Now — in the ultimate delivery showdown."--Business Insider.com

One Surprise Standout for Uber: Food Delivery | NYTimes.com"Uber has barreled into the crowded, cutthroat space of food delivery ... The delivery service, available in more than 120 markets globally, sometimes eclipses Uber’s main ride-hailing business in markets like Tokyo; Taipei, Taiwan; and Seoul, South Korea, the company said. The number of trips taken by UberEats drivers grew by more than 24 times between March 2016 and March 2017 ..."

The changing market for food delivery | McKinsey.com"Online food-delivery platforms are expanding choice and convenience, allowing customers to order from a wide array of restaurants with a single tap of their mobile phone." See also Naspers buys half of Rocket's stake in Delivery Hero | Reuters.com Sep 28, 2017.

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