The leading online food delivery marketplace hellofood/foodpanda has been selected as the best ecommerce startup at the 2014 European Tech Startup Awards ‘The Europas’, which took place yesterday, the 10th of June in London.
Having successfully expanded out its service in over 40 countries since its launch less than two years ago, the startup has proven to be one of the most exceptional startups worldwide. The company has also been honored with vote of confidence by a group of expert judges and public vote.
Besides its successful worldwide expansion, hellofood / foodpanda has reached another milestone by partnering with over 25,000 restaurants worldwide. Recently hellofood started its service in the Qatar.
Founded in 2009, The Europas are the premier awards for Europe’s best startups. The awards celebrate the most forward thinking, progressive and innovative tech companies in Europe.
In the presence of over 800 of Europe’s top tech entrepreneurs and experts in London, hellofood / foodpanda received the prestigious award ‘for its huge global expansion in the last year’ The company was first been elected from the shortlist by a public peer vote, before finally being awarded as Europe’s ‘Best E-Commerce Startup 2014′ by a panel of 40 internationally acclaimed judges.
Beschir Hussain, Managing Director of hellofood Middle East said, “We are honored to be selected for the European Tech Startup Award. Middle East is one of the fastest growing regions and has a high priority in the global expansion.”
The online marketplace helps restaurants to increase delivery sales through online and mobile platforms and provides them with constantly evolving technology and analytics. Customers can choose their favorite meal online and hellofood processes the order directly to the restaurant, which delivers the meal to the customer. hellofood is partners with over 25.000 restaurants worldwide.