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2017 Q1

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Curators of Restaurants
$30,000,000 Venture capital (Series C)
bizjournals , Twitter

http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2017/03/28/the-money-keeps-rolling-in-cava-completes-another.html

Adweek , CNET

KFC Will Launch a Chicken Sandwich Into Space With the Help of Celebrity Colonel Rob Lowe

GeekWire

Subway launches Facebook Messenger bot to allow pre-ordering at its 26,500 U.S. restaurants

€500,000 Seed fund
Fora.ie

Two Irish brothers looking to pilfer business from JustEat and Deliveroo have raised €500k

Business Insider

Instagram powers Taco Bell's innovation machine — and it's completely changing the fast-food menu as we know it

PE Hub

First Reserve to sell Navigator Energy Services for $1.48 bln

Stock markets Strategy
TechCrunch

DoorDash will pay $5 million to settle class-action lawsuit over independent contractors

Ars Technica

KFC chicken will no longer be antibiotic lickin’ good

$5,900,000 Venture capital (Series A)
bizjournals , Star Tribune

http://www.bizjournals.com/newyork/news/2017/03/13/greycroft-led-funding-round-for-food-delivery-firm.html?ana=twt

@ruhanirabin via The Verge , Re/code , The Guardian

Google released a guide to teens — who suspiciously love Google

AlleyWatch

Women in NYC Tech: Allison Page of SevenRooms

Technology Diversity Employment
TechMoran

Foodstantly: Nigeria's On-Demand Food Delivery Network

$8,500,000 Venture capital (Series A)
VentureBeat , TechCrunch , PE Hub , +1

JoyRun raises $8.5 million for peer-driven, on-demand deliveries

Funding
$5,000,000 Venture capital (Series A)
Tech in Asia , e27

Weeloy bags funding to be the only software your restaurant will ever need

Apps & Services
Business Insider

The executive behind Pizza Hut and KFC says robots could replace fast-food workers by 2025

$32,000,000 Venture capital
businesswire

Four Foods Group Secures Additional $32 Million in Funding for Rapid Growth Plans

PE Hub

L Catterton and Oak Investment Partners to sell Cheddar's to Darden Restaurants

Funding Food & Beverage
PE Hub

Oak Hill Capital to buy Checkers Drive-In Restaurants for $525 mln: WSJ

$4,000,000 Venture capital (Series A)
TechCrunch

PlateIQ cooks up $4 million for restaurant management platform

TechMoran

EatOut launches Nomad Magazine aimed at travellers seeking inspiration

Global Travel