Pune’s TastyKhana, an online food ordering service, has just received $5 million in strategic investment from global online food ordering and take-out service DeliveryHero.
TastyKhana, which started in Pune as an online table booking service and then pivoted to food delivery, and is now mainly a food ordering service (the delivery is mostly handled by the restaurants themselves), expanded to Bombay in 2012, and is now is 7 different cities, serving 3000 restaurants.
Some interesting points:
- DeliveryHero had earlier made a small investment in TastyKhana in 2012. Since then TastyKhana has grown 400%
- Trak.in estimates that TastyKhana is currently valued at $16-18million
- TastyKhana is the only Indian food ordering service with apps on 3 platforms – Android, iPhone and Blackberry
- Last month, TastyKhana hit over 1000 restaurants in Mumbai alone
For more details you can read the news on TastyKhana’s blog, or a more detailed article on trak.in.