Rocket Internet’s FoodPanda launches mobile app in 14 countries
March 4, 2013 by Terence LEE
The app allows users to filter restaurants by location and order food using their mobile phones. They can also see details like minimum order required, delivery fee, and delivery time.
It is available for download in 14 countries: India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Senegal and Russia.
Within the next two weeks, it will also launch in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Hungary and Poland. The press release states that the app has a database of 10,000 restaurants, and claims that FoodPanda is the online food delivery service with the widest reach.
Since its debut in 2012, FoodPanda has expanded to 25 countries, which most recently included Argentina and Venezuela. It is currently seeking funding for expansion.
Company: Rocket Internet
Rocket Internet is a Berlin headquartered company that is well-known for cloning successful online startups (usually from the US), replicating them elsewhere, and turning them into large, profitable businesses. It is active in Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Myanmar, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, India, and Pakistan.View profile: RocketInternet More articles: RocketInternet
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