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9 Well-Known Catering Startups

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Countless Catering startups are being launched every day.

Many fail because they did not learn from the success of other companies who've managed to rise above.

We just published this list of 9 well-known and fast-growing Catering companies that impressed investors.


9 Catering Startups

1) ezCater

1) ezCater

EzCater is a web-based catering marketplace where people may order food from local caterers.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Boston
  • Started in: 2007
  • Founders: Briscoe Rodgers, Stefania Mallett
  • Number of employees: 501-1000
  • Funding amount: $320,789,999
  • Number of funding rounds: 11
  • Number of investors: 22

You can find their website here.

2) PuduTech

2) PuduTech

PuduTech creates self-driving delivery robots for the home care, food service, and catering industries using artificial intelligence.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Shenzhen
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Tao Zhang
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $106,240,673
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 5

You can find their website here.

3) Thriver

3) Thriver

Thriver is a food and culture platform that offers employee engagement and health activities in the workplace.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • City: Toronto
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Eran Henig, Yishay Waxman
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $53,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 21

You can find their website here.

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4) Biryani By Kilo

4) Biryani By Kilo

Biryani By Kilo is a food service and delivery business that prepares and delivers authentic Indian cuisine.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Noida
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Kaushik Roy, Ritesh Sinha, Vishal Jindal
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $8,390,686
  • Number of funding rounds: 11
  • Number of investors: 17

You can find their website here.

5) Yummy Corp

5) Yummy Corp

Yummy Corp is an online catering and cloud kitchen management firm with a network of delivery-only kitchens.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Indonesia
  • City: Tangerang
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Edward Kumar, Juan Chene, Marbio Suntanu, Mario Suntanu, Marius Suntanu
  • Number of employees: 501-1000
  • Funding amount: $19,750,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 13

You can find their website here.

6) Sweetheart Kitchen

6) Sweetheart Kitchen

Sweetheart Kitchen is a multi-brand virtual kitchen that produces and delivers meals using innovative cooking techniques.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • City: Dubai
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Peter Schatzberg
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: € 36,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

7) Smunch.co

7) Smunch.co

Smunch is a virtual canteen that delivers delicious and inexpensive lunches to offices for no cost.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Berlin
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Oliver Hüfner, Shivram Ayyagari
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: € 18,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 7

You can find their website here.

8) Acewill

8) Acewill

Acewill is a catering industry-focused Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Beijing
  • Started in: 2006
  • Founders: Lingbo Kong
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $63,763,737
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

9) Panda Selected

9) Panda Selected

Panda Selected is a catering-focused life service provider that caters to businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Beijing
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Billi Li
  • Number of employees: 501-1000
  • Funding amount: $70,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 5

You can find their website here.

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