Moneysupermarket billionaire Simon Nixon invested in Deliveroo, filings show

REUTERS/Charles Platiau One of the UK’s richest men, Simon Nixon, has backed fast-growing food delivery startup Deliveroo. Filings show that Nixon took a small stake in Deliveroo when it raised a massive $ 482 million funding round in 2017. Nixon is the cofounder of price comparison site and has backed several tech startups. There […]

Deliveroo will expand its network with restaurants’ own riders

Deliveroo has taken leaf out of Just Eat’s book and will allow partner restaurants to use their own riders. That means it can now team up with establishments that have their own fleet. The British food delivery app will launch a new service called “Marketplace+” in July — its partners can then use it to […]

Benedict Cumberbatch saved a Deliveroo cyclist from four London thieves

Getty The Sun: Benedict Cumberbatch spotted a food delivery cyclist being attacked in London and stepped in to help. The cyclist was not seriously hurt but the attackers escaped. LONDON — Superstar actor Benedict Cumberbatch saved a Deliveroo cyclist from four muggers in London, according to The Sun newspaper. The Dr. Strange star turned into […]

European food delivery startup Deliveroo raises $385 million at more than $2 billion valuation

European food delivery company Deliveroo has raised a whopping $ 385 million at a valuation of more than $ 2 billion, according to a statement issued by the company this morning. Prior to now Deliveroo had raised around $ 475 million, the most recent tranche coming via a $ 275 million series E round last […]

Holiday Deliveroo: Food delivery service launches in THIS popular Spanish destination

Summer holidays are already centred around convenience but Deliveroo wants to make yours even more comfortable.  The London delivery service is launching in Costa Blanca’s Alicante, one of Spain’s most popular holiday destinations for Britons. Travellers can now sample local Spanish cuisine without having to leave their resort.  More than 10 restaurants are on board […]

Food delivery startup Maple shuts down and sells to Deliveroo after raising $29 million

Another food delivery startup dies. Manhattan-based Maple, a startup that prepared and delivered meals without the help of restaurants, is shutting down after launching nearly two years ago and raising $ 29 million from Thrive, Greenoaks, and New York food deity David Chang. Not long after its launch, Maple was touted as “insanely efficient” and “Chipotle-crushing,” […]