Foodpanda has seen new entrants into the food delivery scene, but remains upbeat about its prospects despite a slew of challenges.
Singapore’s food delivery space saw a new entrant last year with Deliveroo catering to mid-to-high tier restaurants, writes Benjamin Cher.
Burpple, a digital guide to eating places in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, said it will receive up to US$6 million in funding (approximately S$8.4 million) from Tembusu Partners, SPH Media Fund and Triumph Capital.
Mobikon has announced a tie-up with BPI Bank in Manila to offer its customer engagement platform to restaurants.
Singapore-headquartered Mobikon, which operates a marketing platform for the F&B (food and beverage) industry, said it has raised funding from Life.Sreda and Qualgro, in line with its plan to “aggressively expand” in South-East Asia. The amount was not disclosed.
Only six in 10 F&B businesses in Singapore, and foodpanda is giving F&B outlets a fighting chance by offering delivery with little to no upfront costs, claims its regional head Emma Heap.
Trii.be cofounder Chua Chun Kiat talks to DNA’s Benjamin Cher about his beginnings, Trii.be’s scorecard, and its future plans.
Cuscapi Bhd said that Ministry of Food Singapore Pte Ltd, a restaurant chain that kicked off in the city-state in 2006, has deployed Rev interactive self-ordering tablets at its outlets.
Cuscapi Bhd has signed a project financing agreement for up to RM13 million (US$4.1 million) with Malaysian Debt Ventures Berhad (MDV) to help finance the deployment of its REV tablets in Asia.
TableApp is not just a restaurant booking app, but is fuelled by social media to help users remember and celebrate special occasions; its cofounder Benson Chang speaks to DNA about how the idea came about and the challenges his team has and continues to face.