Bengaluru: The food technology startups in India have seen a lot a funding this year. The fact that Indians are crazy about foods has made the investors more interested towards these startups. As a latest addition to the list of fundings, EazyDiner, a Gurgaon based online restaurant reservation firm, raises $3 million in fresh funding round led by Saama Capital. Its existing investors DSG Consumer Partners also contributed to the round. The company intends to utilize the fresh funds to expand its presence to 12 new cities and foray into Dubai by the end of 2016. Prior to this, the company had raised $1 million seed funding from DSG Consumer Partners, Gulpreet Kohli and other unnamed investors in July this year.
Vir Sanghvi, an Indian print and television journalist founded EazyDiner in 2014. It allows the users to book hotels and restaurants online by visiting the company website or through the mobile app. It serves as a reliable source of information for the users on their dine outs. It offers recommendations, critic reviews and also the reviews of hundreds of other people who have visited the restaurant. For every booking made through EazyDiner, the company offers special deals like free complementary dessert or beverage and sometimes even a discount on the entire bill.
As of now, EazyDiner caters only to Delhi NCR region and will start its operations in Mumbai by next week. The company has listed over 19,000 restaurants & bars along with 500 restaurant partners for online reservations in Delhi and Mumbai till date and also claims to have a monthly revenue of over Rs.50 Lakh.