Online food ordering giant Delivery Hero swallows Cyprus-based startup Foody

Berlin-based Delivery Hero, one of the biggest online food ordering and delivery marketplaces in the world, has made a small acquisition in Cyprus to expand its footprint. The company has picked up Foody, a Nicosia-based startup that has offered an online food ordering service in Cyprus since 2015, having partnered with more than 750 restaurants […]

Pitch + Plant highlights latest innovations and opportunity in European foodtech

On July 13th, London’s LUSH Studio hosted a tasty gathering of some of Britain’s most innovative food pioneers for the inaugural Pitch + Plant startup competition. Created by Vevolution, the competition was designed to shine a spotlight on new plant-based innovations in foodtech, a space that continues to experience considerable growth in Europe and beyond.  Growing […]

London-based food discovery app nez raises £2 million

London-founded food and drinks discovery app nez has landed a £2 million funding round from several investors including Martin Robinson, chairman of Burger King UK. nez is an app that aggregates “hyperlocal, real-time offers in London,” namely is in Soho, Bank, Covent Garden, Holborn, Farringdon, Liverpool St, Old Street, St Paul’s and Chancery Lane. “I […]

Helsinki-based food delivery startup Wolt raises $130 million

Finnish food delivery service Wolt has just gobbled up a $130 million funding round led by ICONIQ Capital, with participation from existing investors 83North, EQT Ventures, Highland Europe, and Lifeline Ventures. Founded in 2014 in the Finnish capital, Wolt is a service that facilitates the delivery of food from local restaurants to customers in the […]

German-founded meal-in-a-bottle startup YFood raises €4.2 million

Munich-based foodtech startup YFood has secured €4.2 million in a Series A funding round led by Five Seasons Ventures, with participation from New Ground Ventures and existing investors. The startup plans to hire more people within the next few months and focus on the markets of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Founded in 2017, YFood has […]

London-based dog food startup Butternut Box raises £15 million

The UK-founded fresh dog food startup Butternut Box has landed £15 million in a funding round led by Five Seasons Ventures and White Star Capital, with participation from existing investors Passion Capital, Literacy Capital, and Kreos Capital. Launched in 2016, Butternut Box prepares and delivers meals for dogs across the UK. Priced anywhere from £1.31 […]