2015’s biggest investments: Deliveroo £136m
On-demand delivery service Deliveroo closes three funding rounds in 2015 to fuel global expansion
Description: Restaurant takeaway delivery service
Founders: William Shu and Greg Orlowski
Based in: London
Investors: DST Global, Greenoaks Capital Accel, Hummingbird Ventures, Index Ventures
William Shu, Deliveroo co-founder: “We’ve experienced extraordinary demand for our service as consumers want high-quality food delivered quickly and restaurants seek a new significant source of revenue.
“It’s been phenomenal to see the business quickly expand from London to European capitals and some of the most exciting cities in Asia Pacific and the Middle East.”
Yuri Milner, DST Global founder:
“Shu and the Deliveroo team are dedicated to providing a great food delivery experience for their customers, restaurant partners and drivers. We hope this new round will support their continued growth.”
Read more about the deal here.