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Top 5 Food Startups of India – 2015

top 5 food startup India 2015

Food startups in India have been a hot-topic of discussion in 2015. We have seen a huge increase in the number of hyper-local grocery provider startup. And we have also seen some giant startups such as Zomato falling into controversies and heading in negative direction (though this can be a topic of debate).

We have also seen some global names such as FoodPanda rising up high and a lot of funding, acquistions.

And here we are, with top 5 Food startups of India 2015. Before heading to list, here is division of category as per customer perspective:

Delivery Discovery Convenience
Grocery Delivery (Eg BigBasket) Restaurant Explorer (Eg Zomato) Table Reservation (Eg DineOut)
 Recipe to Home (Eg HalfTeaSpoon) Deals and Coupons (Eg MeDine)  In Resto Payment (Eg Momoe)


Top 5 Food Startups of India 2015

    1. Zomato
      Founder : Deepinder Goyal and Pankaj Chaddah
      Founded : 2012
      Valuation : Over $660 Million
      Investors : Sequoia, Info Edge and VY Capital
    2. FoodPanda
      Founder : Amit Kohli and Rohit Chadda
      Founded : 2012
      Valuation : Over $500 Million (Globally)
      Investors :Phenomen Ventures and AB Kinnevik
    3. DineOut
      Founder : Ankit Mehrotra, Sahil Jain, Nikhil Bakshi and Vivek Kapoor
      Founded : 2012
      Valuation : $10 Million (Acquired by TimesCity)
    4. Swiggy
      Founder : Sriharsha Majety
      Founded : 2014
      Valuation : $ 2 Million
      Investors : SAIF Partners and Accel Partners
    5. BigBasket
      Founder : Hari Menon, V.S Sudhakar, Vipul Parekh, Abhinay Choudhari
      Founded : 2011
      Valuation : $ 100 Million
      Investors : Zodius Capital and Helion Ventures

So this is our list of top 5 Food startups of India 2015. Whom do you like the most?

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