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  • Nandan Nilekani blames flawed unit economics in debate over growth and profit Aug 11, 2022 11:30 AM IST

    Nandan Nilekani blames flawed unit economics in debate over growth and profit

    Nilekani added that for startups, depending on external capital exposes them to the vagaries of the market. Swiggy co-founder too believes they would like to trace the path to be more profitable.

  • Story of Swiggy delivery person on crutches moves internet, many offer help Aug 11, 2022 10:18 AM IST

    Story of Swiggy delivery person on crutches moves internet, many offer help

    The man took up a delivery job after being fired from a cafe amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  • From 'Batasha' to 'Taazi': When Swiggy wooed film buffs with food Aug 07, 2022 11:56 AM IST

    From 'Batasha' to 'Taazi': When Swiggy wooed film buffs with food

    Swiggy has taken to reimagining popular movie posters to entertain customers and entice them to order a plate of "Chicken Raees" or some "Taazi" vegetables.

  • From 'Kaho Naa Pyaaz Hain' to 'Taazi': When Swiggy wooed film buffs with food Aug 07, 2022 11:03 AM IST

    From 'Kaho Naa Pyaaz Hain' to 'Taazi': When Swiggy wooed film buffs with food

    Convincing customers to place an order via Swiggy one witty line a time, isn't the only trick up the food delivery company's sleeve. Here's how it reimagined popular movie posters to entertain customers and entice them to order a plate of "Chicken Raees" or some "Taazi" vegetables.

  • Delhi law student, who works as Swiggy delivery agent to fund education, shares his learnings Aug 06, 2022 10:32 AM IST

    Delhi law student, who works as Swiggy delivery agent to fund education, shares his learnings

    Anurag Bhargava, who is enrolled at the Delhi University's Faculty of Law, wants people to not pity him. "This job can transform your personality for the good," he said in a LinkedIn post.

  • Swiggy, Unacademy, Meesho founders meet top public market investors in Bengaluru Aug 05, 2022 03:05 PM IST

    Swiggy, Unacademy, Meesho founders meet top public market investors in Bengaluru

    The meeting comes at a time when many unicorns, over the last two years, had openly talked about getting publicly listed in the medium term

  • Swiggy brings in moonlighting policy, employees can earn on the side Aug 03, 2022 12:56 PM IST

    Swiggy brings in moonlighting policy, employees can earn on the side

    The company has said employees can take up external projects for free or for economic consideration. In case of a conflict of interest or the project interferring with their Swiggy duties, it will have to go through an approval process

  • Zomato: Strong quarter with promise of profitability Aug 03, 2022 10:46 AM IST

    Zomato: Strong quarter with promise of profitability

    Zomato's food-delivery business hitting adjusted EBITDA breakeven came as a surprise and was well received by the market

  • Swiggy to allow permanent work-from-anywhere Jul 29, 2022 02:23 PM IST

    Swiggy to allow permanent work-from-anywhere

    Going forward, corporate, central business functions and technology teams will continue to work remotely, the company said in a statement.

  • Ashneer Grover says 'Blinkit served piping hot misery to Zomato'. This time, Twitter hits back Jul 26, 2022 12:44 PM IST

    Ashneer Grover says 'Blinkit served piping hot misery to Zomato'. This time, Twitter hits back

    Ashneer Grover, had earlier urged investors to buy Zomato's free-falling shares. "It’s all about perspective," Ashneer Grover had said. "At Rs 56 per share price, markets are giving everyone ESOPs (employee stock ownership)."

  • Swiggy delivery workers stage protest in Bengaluru over rate changes, long-distance deliveries Jul 25, 2022 09:31 PM IST

    Swiggy delivery workers stage protest in Bengaluru over rate changes, long-distance deliveries

    Delivery executives logged off in various Bengaluru localities between July 21 and July 25.

  • Zomato and Swiggy start restaurant dine-in pilots in Hyderabad, but eateries are jittery Jul 25, 2022 12:54 PM IST

    Zomato and Swiggy start restaurant dine-in pilots in Hyderabad, but eateries are jittery

    Called Zomato Pay and Swiggy Diners, respectively, the new dine-in programmes are offering flat discounts of as much as 25 percent in a bid to lure consumers

  • Exclusive: Swiggy drone trials for Instamart yet to kick off Jul 20, 2022 04:25 PM IST

    Exclusive: Swiggy drone trials for Instamart yet to kick off

    Agnishwar Jayaprakash, CEO of Garuda Aerospace, one of the companies engaged in the drone trials, said that the government has asked for some clarifications and these are being provided

  • Zomato delivery man, on bicycle in scorching Delhi, gets a helping hand from Swiggy. Watch Jul 16, 2022 11:10 AM IST

    Zomato delivery man, on bicycle in scorching Delhi, gets a helping hand from Swiggy. Watch

    A video going viral online shows how the Swiggy rider lent a helping hand to the Zomato delivery man who was riding a bicycle in Delhi’s unforgivable heat.

  • Inflation forces F&B companies to cut corners, skimp on costs Jul 13, 2022 11:23 AM IST

    Inflation forces F&B companies to cut corners, skimp on costs

    Some entities in the food and beverage industry are finding that the commissions charged by food delivery platforms like Swiggy and Zomato and discounts on orders are adding to their expenses on a monthly basis, forcing them to save on costs.

  • Swiggy identifies 'Swiggyman on horse', but it's not who you think it is Jul 10, 2022 06:47 PM IST

    Swiggy identifies 'Swiggyman on horse', but it's not who you think it is

    Swiggy had on July 6 announced a bounty hunt after a video of one of their apparent executives riding a horse to deliver orders on a rainy day in Mumbai went viral on social media.

  • SoftBank-backed Unacademy increases ESOP pool by 20% Jul 09, 2022 09:12 PM IST

    SoftBank-backed Unacademy increases ESOP pool by 20%

    Unacademy's move to increase its ESOP pool comes at a time when the company laid off over 750 employees including educators, in a bid to cut costs amid a potential funding winter for India's startups.

  • Swiggy pilots new private labels, doubles down on cloud kitchens Jul 06, 2022 12:31 PM IST

    Swiggy pilots new private labels, doubles down on cloud kitchens

    In 2020 after the pandemic struck, Swiggy downsized its cloud kitchens and even laid off employees citing focused on growth and profitability across our kitchens. Around 800-900 employees were then laid off and cloud kitchens were also shut.

  • Swiggy seeks info on 'Swiggyman on the horse', promises this reward Jul 05, 2022 07:58 PM IST

    Swiggy seeks info on 'Swiggyman on the horse', promises this reward

    "Because the nation wants to know more about the Swiggyman on the horse. And so do we!" Swiggy tweeted on Tuesday.

  • Watch: In Mumbai rain, Swiggy agent rides horse to deliver orders Jul 04, 2022 10:54 AM IST

    Watch: In Mumbai rain, Swiggy agent rides horse to deliver orders

    After watching the video, one Twitter user suggested that Swiggy get into the horse betting game.

  • Man visits startups in Zomato uniform to deliver 'resume' in food boxes. Zomato isn't impressed Jul 03, 2022 01:49 PM IST

    Man visits startups in Zomato uniform to deliver 'resume' in food boxes. Zomato isn't impressed

    Aman Khandelwal pretending to be a Zomato delivery executive and the subsequent access to startups has raised a few eyebrows regarding security concerns.

  • Swiggy to buy back ESOPs worth $23 million to incentivise 900 employees Jun 30, 2022 03:07 PM IST

    Swiggy to buy back ESOPs worth $23 million to incentivise 900 employees

    Swiggy, which had raised $700 million in January this year, at a valuation of over $10 billion, had rolled out a two-year ESOP liquidity program worth $35-40 million in October last year.

  • Zomato-Blinkit deal: The numbers don’t add up Jun 28, 2022 12:44 PM IST

    Zomato-Blinkit deal: The numbers don’t add up

    The two questions that need clear answers are: whether quick commerce is a structural change or passing fad, and where Blinkit fits in Zomato’s business plan

  • Zomato: Does Blinkit acquisition add value?  Jun 27, 2022 10:30 AM IST

    Zomato: Does Blinkit acquisition add value? 

    Post the Blinkit acquisition, Zomato's losses will increase, delaying the visibility of profits. Therefore, conservative investors should exercise caution.

  • GST Council may consider changes in monthly GST payment form Jun 24, 2022 02:17 PM IST

    GST Council may consider changes in monthly GST payment form

    The move would help curb the menace of fake billing, whereby sellers would show higher sales in GSTR-1 to enable purchasers to claim input tax credit (ITC), but report suppressed sales in GSTR-3B to lower GST liability.

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