Amazon launches food delivery service in India – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Amazon is joining India’s online food delivery market just as top local players Swiggy and Zomato reduce their workforces to steer through the coronavirus pandemic. The e-commerce giant, which has invested more than $6.5 billion in India, today launched its food delivery service, called Amazon Food, in select parts of Bangalore. The company had…

Big rounds, big mergers and a $3.8M pandemic fund from Nubank – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Despite the global panic caused by the current pandemic, startups in Latin America have continued to attract international capital. In April, Mexico’s Alphacredit, Colombia’s Frubana and Brazil’s CargoX were among those that raised particularly large rounds to support their growth during this challenging time. All three companies target markets that may have grown since…

JustEat Takeaway $7.6B merger approved, pair pick up $756M in new funding – TechCrunch

[ad_1] On the heels of Amazon getting approval from the competition authority to proceed with an investment leading a $575 million round for food delivery startup Deliveroo in the UK, two of Deliveroo’s biggest rivals got their own £6.2 billion merger approved, and they have subsequently picked up an extra $756 million to come out fighting.…

Delivery Hero CEO shares what he’s learned about managing logistics during a pandemic – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Food-delivery platforms are on the entrance strains during the coronavirus disaster, with main spikes in demand as communities are confined at dwelling, possible with extra time to prepare dinner than typical. And whereas some eating places have opted to close down, others have turned to takeout as a lifeline. Yet bodily contact between suppliers,…