Monthly Archives: March 2015

Delivery Hero Raises $586 Million

Date: 15-03-2015

Berlin Based Rocket Internet has acquired a 30% stake in Delivery Hero.  Delivery Hero is a competitor to Rocket Internet’s FoodPanda.  This is part of a major purchasing spree from Rocket Inter in a move that sees significant consolidation of the online ordering and food delivery business across Asia and Europe.  It also purchased JUST EAT and Food Runner.  These… More »

Lisa Hasen leaves Dimmi to head up OpenTable in Australia

Date: 13-03-2015

A recent Linkedin search, showed that Lisa Hasen has left Dimmi to become the Vice President, APAC for Open Table.  Lisa has extensive experience at OpenTable, having worked her way up from beingan Account Executive in 2007 to District Director, NorCal and Hawaii from January to May in 2013.  We previously wrote about the imminent entry of OpenTable into the… More »

Is Menulog rushing to list before their business model is disrupted?

Date: 12-03-2015

Menulog recently purchased Eatnow for an undisclosed amount of money, but we expect that the figure would have been more than $5 million and potentially a lot more.  Could this be part of a plan to list on the ASX? Eat Now Acquisition consolidates market position. Eat Now Services Pty Ltd was acquired my Menulog Group Ltd.  Eat Now Services has… More »

Current Affair Menulog expose of fake restaurants

Date: 04-03-2015

The Dirty Take Away Secret A Current Affair has featured Menulog and one of their ‘Restaurants’ that has been set up operating out of their house.  “Curries and more” had been cooking and delivering food out of what appeared.  The A Current Affair Menulog story, entitle “The Dirty Take Away Secret” details the practice of fake restaurants cookung and selling… More »