Deepinder Goyal: News

23 Jan 2023


Zomato CEO posts 800+ vacancies: 24x7 job, no work-life balance

Zomato founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal took to LinkedIn to announce a shedload of job vacancies across five roles at the company.

05 Aug 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: Why are investors like Uber, Tiger Global quitting Zomato

Zomato has been going through a series of crests and troughs over the last few weeks.

19 Oct 2021


Zomato reinstates terminated agent after Twitter storm over Hindi imposition

Food delivery platform Zomato has reinstated a customer support agent after she was terminated over a Hindi imposition row on social media.

14 Sep 2021


Zomato co-founder Gaurav Gupta quits to start 'a new chapter'

Gaurav Gupta, the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of homegrown food-delivery platform Zomato, has announced his decision to quit the company.

23 Jul 2021


Zomato makes stellar stock market debut; lists at 53% premium

Shares of food delivery giant Zomato Friday made a stellar debut on stock markets as the company created history by becoming the first Indian unicorn to go public.

12 Mar 2021


Covering expenses of Bengaluru-woman, delivery man, says Zomato after fiasco

Deepinder Goyal, the founder of the food-ordering app Zomato, on Friday, spoke about the incident involving a customer and a delivery man.

19 Dec 2020


Ahead of its IPO next year, Zomato raises $660 million

Zomato has raised $660 million as part of its primary financing round, giving the Gurugram-based food tech unicorn a valuation of $3.9 billion, the company's founder and CEO, Deepinder Goyal, said on Twitter.

10 Sep 2020


Zomato raises Rs. 760 crore from Tiger Global: Details here

In a major step forward, Zomato has raised Rs. 760 crore ($102 million) in funding from US-based investment firm Tiger Global Management.

01 Jun 2020


Zomato launches 'Talent Directory' to help outplace laid-off employees

Days after laying off hundreds of its employees, food tech giant Zomato has launched a public database/directory to help outplace those workers.

21 May 2020


Now, Zomato will warn about restaurants with fake reviews

In a bid to improve its restaurant discovery experience, food-tech giant Zomato is updating its app with some small but useful changes.

15 May 2020


Amid COVID-19, Zomato decides to fire 13% of its workforce

The economic fallout of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has started trickling down to salaried employees.

08 Apr 2020


Amid lockdown, Zomato launches grocery delivery across 80 Indian cities

As 1.3 billion Indians struggle to move freely and access daily essentials under the 21-day lockdown enforced by the Narendra Modi government, Zomato is rising to the occasion.

26 Mar 2020


COVID-19 outbreak: Zomato to help lockdown-hit restaurants, delivery partners

In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the entire population of India, except those on the front-lines, has been put on lockdown.

11 Jan 2020


Zomato raises $150 million from Ant Financial: Details here

Gurugram-based food-tech unicorn Zomato has raised $150 million in a corporate round of funding led by existing investor Ant Financial.

16 Dec 2019


Zomato may buy UberEats's India business

The India business of UberEats, the food delivery service operated by ride-hailing giant Uber, is likely to be sold to Zomato, its arch-rival in the country.

13 Sep 2019


Zomato ventures into content streaming, announces original shows

After leading the game of food-delivery, Zomato is gearing up to take on Netflix and Amazon.

02 Aug 2019

Madhya Pradesh

Zomato episode is the reflection of society, us

This week was eventful, and not in a good way. Ayodhya mediation failed, the controversial Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, the contentious National Medical Commission Bill got passed, Apple thought of bringing stylus to iPhones, and CCD founder VG Siddhartha died an untimely death.

31 Jul 2019


Food has no religion, Zomato CEO tells Islamophobic customer

In yet another incident of religious bigotry, a Twitter user complained to Zomato about a non-Hindu rider delivering his order.

13 Jun 2019


Zomato's drone nails first food delivery test, flying at 80kmph

A few years back, the idea of food delivery via drones was nothing but a pipe dream.

03 Jun 2019


Win for gender equality: Zomato announces 26-weeks paid parental leave

Setting a precedent for gender equality, the restaurant search and food delivery service Zomato introduced paid parental leave for men and women for a period of 26 weeks (roughly six months).

05 Dec 2018


Soon, drones could be delivering your Zomato orders

In a bid to expand its presence in India, Zomato has taken a step towards drone-based food delivery.

02 Mar 2018


Zomato Co-founder Pankaj Chaddah Resigns, To Start A New Venture

Pankaj Chaddah, co-founder of online restaurant guide and food-ordering app Zomato has resigned from the company after serving ten years saying he will take a few months break and start something new.

01 Mar 2018

Alibaba Group

Zomato raises Rs. 977cr from Alibaba-unit Ant Financial Services

Restaurant discovery and online food-ordering platform, Zomato, announced it has raised $150mn (Rs. 977cr) in a fresh funding round from Ant Financial Services Group, one of the world's leading digital financial services providers.

18 May 2017


17 million accounts on Zomato 'hacked'

India's largest online food-portal Zomato has become the latest target of hacking. A security blog called Hackread claims over 17 million accounts have been breached.

18 Mar 2017


Zomato Gold launched in UAE

Zomato has launched a gold membership scheme in UAE and the service is likely to come to India in June 2017.

14 Nov 2016


Zomato to launch new initiatives to garner greater revenues

Zomato is eyeing greater profitability and revenues through the launch of two new initiatives by the company, Zomato Red and Zomato Infrastructure Services.