Germany’s Delivery Hero makes giant bet on growth in Asia, buys South Korea’s Woowa for $4 billion

Update (16 January 2020): Delivery Hero has raised €2.3 billion to finance its acquisition of Woowa While Takeaway.com, Prosus and Just-Eat are involved in a (rather vicious) consolidation battle, Germany-born rival Delivery Hero hasn’t been sitting still. The company is making an giant bet on Asia by acquiring South Korea’s top food delivery app operator […]

Tech.eu Podcast #141: What’s going on at UiPath, who is verifying your ID online, the OECD “digital tax” proposal, interview with Rockstart’s Mark Durno

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss the job cuts at UiPath, the issues of third-party document verification at an example of IDNow and Veriff, the OECD United Approach proposal, the new podcast series from our friend Martin Bryant, and much more. The featured interview of this episode is one with Mark Durno, managing partner at Rockstart AgriFood in Copenhagen.

Feeding the future is not just for agritech: Win €15,000 and get long-term investment in a cross-industry startup challenge by Lely

Editor’s note: This is a sponsored article, which means it’s independently written by our editorial team but financially supported by another organisation, in this case, Feed the Future. If you would like to learn more about sponsored posts on Tech.eu, read this and contact us if you’re interested in partnering with us. We’ve probably all […]

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 […]

Tech.eu Podcast #127: EU vs. Amazon, future of alternative meats in Europe, is brain drain real, interview with Fifty Years’ Seth Bannon, and more

This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler talk about the latest investigation of the European Commission into Amazon, alternative meats and the future of foodtech, whether the brain drain is something we should be worried about, the redesign of Twitter, and much more. Also, check out the interview with Seth Bannon from Fifty Years VC recorded at Tech Open Air.

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 […]

Just Eat buys City Pantry for £16 million to enter the corporate catering market

Online food order and delivery service Just Eat has entered the B2B catering market with the acquisition of London-based City Pantry for an initial cash consideration of £16 million. Further cash consideration may be due if City Pantry achieves agreed operational and financial targets over the next three years. City Pantry basically links caterers and […]