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Food Startup Ideas



10 months ago

A “social network for the homeless”, which helps find shelter, food, and employment.

10,170
10 months ago

A startup that’s developing a way to grow food in soil without pesticides or other chemicals.

4,856
1 year ago

A social network for people who love to eat. Users can browse menus, find restaurants that fit their budget, and chat to other food lovers.

3,659
3 years ago

A company that’s building software for restaurants that helps them manage their menus, guest lists and food orders.

2,889
9 months ago

A mobile app for ordering food delivery.

2,352
1 year ago

A startup that allows farmers to sell excess food directly to their neighborhood grocery stores.

1,479
1 year ago

A recipe finder, with a focus on healthy food.

1,257
5 months ago

A logistics startup that wants to help restaurants with on-demand food delivery.

1,221
9 months ago

A startup that wants to use technology to help retailers manage wasted food. The founders of the company say it’s a $200 billion industry that is growing.

773
2 years ago

This company is building a pipeline connecting the cities that are most in need of food. The company says that it’s selling a food and water delivery system that is working in 12 US cities, and is now looking to expand to China and the Indian Subcontinent.

767
2 years ago

A new way to buy and sell food on-demand from a mobile app, with tight delivery and food safety standards.

688
1 year ago

A startup selling the basics (like food, clothing, etc.) in a way that allows users to add a custom sticker of their own photo to the product. The startup has been operating for a year, and has been profitable since day 1.

633
2 years ago

A high-tech restaurant platform that tracks how food is being served and how it is being prepared in real-time.

559
10 months ago

A social network for small-scale farmers. It’s a food network, which provides a way to connect farmers to consumers who want to buy their products. The startup was founded in May, and now has over a million members.

557
2 years ago

A tool for helping food truck owners manage their data, tracking metrics like sales and expenses.

529
11 months ago

A startup for delivering food. The company is based in Miami but is looking to expand to other cities.

440
1 year ago

This company helps restaurants and bars sell their food online by offering delivery and same day pick up options.

433
1 year ago

A company that converts food waste into biofuels. The company works with large food companies and restaurants to find them the right waste to convert.

433
2 years ago

A platform for food and retail delivery in India. The startup wants to help the 1,100 billion rupee (US$14.8 billion) food and retail sector in India optimize its supply chain and distribution.

410
6 months ago

A food delivery company that helps restaurants spot and avoid waste.

374
3 years ago

A food delivery app for veterans in the US.

349
10 months ago

A startup that helps you make healthy, nutritious food staples like hummus and salsa.

328
3 years ago

A review platform for restaurants. Users can rate restaurants on their service, experience, and food quality.

327
2 years ago

A platform that’s like a meal-kit delivery service but for restaurants with a focus on healthy food. It’s a big market that’s hard to crack.

316
3 years ago

A company that helps restaurants review their food, and give customers ratings, which they hope will help improve online food ordering.

304
3 years ago

A platform that makes it easy for restaurants to streamline the food order process for both customers and their back-of-house staff.

293
3 years ago

A startup that sells ready-made food for people who live in an area where it’s hard to get good quality food

279
2 years ago

 A startup that allows businesses to set up scheduled deliveries of materials like food, flowers, and paper.

274
2 years ago

With this product, customers in India and China can pay for food and groceries from their phones.

272
3 years ago

A meal delivery app for consumers who want healthy food at home.

270
3 years ago

A bit like Couchsurfing, but for food.

266
3 years ago

A food delivery startup that wants to take on Uber Eats. The company is currently only available in Seattle and has $3 million in funding.

266
2 years ago

A food delivery service using robots

260
2 years ago

A tool for ordering food from home, selling it to neighbors, and then delivering it.

252
3 years ago

A startup that lets people track their food from farm to table.

251
3 years ago

A startup that produces a monthly box of healthy food which can be ordered online and delivered

250
3 years ago

A food delivery service that takes a cut of each order. The startup’s delivery partners are close to becoming available in Brooklyn, with plans to expand to a dozen more by the end of the year. The startup charges a 20% delivery fee.

250
2 years ago

A supply chain management platform for restaurants and other food-related businesses. Growth is strong and the founders say they’re trying to make a dent in the $8.5 trillion food and beverage industry.

246
3 years ago

A social destination for food and drink recommendations.

236
2 years ago

A startup is building a platform to organize and share photos and video of food. They’re already organizing the food into a public database.

233
3 years ago

A startup that sells food that is healthy and cheap and also helps people lose weight

225
8 months ago

A startup that delivers food to workers who work late.

219
3 years ago

A food delivery service that uses a network of personal chefs to create a personalized meal based on the order. The startup has also launched a restaurant-delivery service that provides delivery 24/7.

216
3 years ago

A new online service for monitoring food safety by connecting restaurants to their city’s local health department, so they can get regular reminders about things like food safety.

216
3 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants quickly take and sell photos of their food

215
3 years ago

A product that helps you identify which time of day you should be eating food and which foods are best for you.

215
3 years ago

A startup that connects restaurants with home delivery services, so that customers can order food that’s ready when they get it. The startup has already raised $2.4 million in funding.

214
3 years ago

A loyalty app driven by a points system. Loyalty points can be earned and redeemed at over 3,000 retailers including Target, Best Buy, and Whole Foods. The startup says they are adding new retailers every week.

213
2 years ago

A food delivery app for restaurants that allows them to get their orders out quickly by cutting out the middlemen.

209
2 years ago

Founders came up with an idea for an app that would help people discover good food and drink in their neighborhood and pay for it.

200
3 years ago

If you’re a food blogger, you need to know how to cook. The startup helps you do just that with a workflow that allows you to take photos of food you’re cooking and then create a recipe card that you can share with your readers.

191
2 years ago

The startup wants to use machine learning to make sure everyone in the United States gets food stamps.

190
2 years ago

A food delivery service for college students. The startup is building a delivery service that allows students to order food in advance and save money.

190
3 years ago

A food delivery business that uses an app to make a restaurant delivery within 15 minutes.

189
2 years ago

The company wants to help companies manage their travel logistics for conferences, including hotel rooms, transportation, and food.

189
3 years ago

A meal delivery service that expands to food trucks

188
2 years ago

A company that makes a machine that prints food without food, and then makes it into a gluten-free, vegan, and keto-friendly product.

188
1 year ago

A startup that aims to bring the “sharing economy” to farmers, who are often left out of the vast majority of transactions related to food, be it restaurants or grocery stores. The founders say that since they can use shared resources, they can cut the cost of a farm by 75%.

188
3 years ago

Big Data maps the world’s food. The startup analyzes agricultural data in real time to help farmers make more informed decisions about which crops to grow, where to plant them, and when to sell them.

187
3 years ago

A subscription streaming video service that’s aiming to be the Netflix of food shows, with a focus on the culinary arts. The company is currently in the business development stage.

186
3 years ago

Fetch is a platform for food delivery. Unlike Grubhub, Fetch offers more than just food delivery. The startup is using the same data it collects on its deliveries to help restaurants build better menus and make food-ordering easier.

186
3 years ago

Food delivery with the option to customize your order

186
3 years ago

The startup is building an ecosystem of connected devices that’s meant to make the kitchen smarter. It’s a modular system, with sensors such as a thermometer and a oven that work together to track food and cook times.

186
3 years ago

A tool for distribution of food and groceries to people in need, in the form of a vehicle equipped with a fridge, a microwave, and a coffee machine, and that can travel down the street from a central hub. The startup’s founders are veterans of the American military.

184
2 years ago

A mobile app that connects users to the best local organic food, and helps them pay for it with their credit card

184
2 years ago

A startup building an AI system to track food expenses at restaurants.

184
2 years ago

A startup that automates the process of finding the best prices for food and other items at Whole Foods, Jet.com, Amazon, and other stores.

184
3 years ago

A platform for food delivery that wants to compete with GrubHub and Uber Eats.

182
3 years ago

Find and book a personal chef, who then delivers food to your home. The startup has raised $1.4 million in seed funding.

182
2 years ago

This startup asks the question: “What if you could make your kitchen more efficient” If you want to save money on electricity, the company says, you could make your kitchen more efficient, cut down on your food waste, save time, and eat healthier.

182
2 years ago

Connecting users with local farmers and food producers

182
2 years ago

A fitness-centric social network, with fitness-centric content, for people who are content-first, not fitness-first. The startup wants to use AI to recommend activity, food, and other content that people are likely to enjoy.

181
2 years ago

A startup building an “Uber for food” app that lets you order delivery from popular restaurants that are rated online by others.

181
3 years ago

A $12-per-month service that brings an emergency food box to your doorstep. The startup has already helped more than 300 people, and partners with a network of food pantries.

180
3 years ago

A company that builds mobile apps for small businesses to offer services like food delivery, car delivery, and package delivery.

178
3 years ago

A food truck that turns every meal into a voucher, for use at any restaurant. The startup wants to make food more efficient, so that everyone can eat more.

178
3 years ago

Food delivery for restaurant kitchens — the company provides a central platform for kitchens to manage orders, and payment is handled via a proprietary service that only the restaurants can use

177
3 years ago

This is a food delivery service for people that need help with their diabetes.

176
3 years ago

A company helping small businesses in India, mainly restaurants and food trucks, find more customers through SMS.

176
3 years ago

A fast-food delivery service that can deliver food to you in under 15 minutes. Their model is a bit like Uber Eats, but they’ve automated a lot of the process so you can order online, and the food will be delivered to you.

175
2 years ago

This startup wants to build a platform where users can order food from their favorite restaurant, have it delivered to their door, and track its progress.

175
3 years ago

A startup that aims to deliver more than 100,000 tons of food a year to people in developing countries

174
3 years ago

A food delivery service that promises to deliver food to your door in under 30 minutes.

174
2 years ago

A restaurant that allows customers to order food on their phones. The app is meant to be a more human interface to the kitchen and to reduce wait times at the restaurant.

173
3 years ago

A startup that helps the millions of people who have a food allergy or are just looking for healthier options prepare meals easily.

172
3 years ago

A platform that helps restaurants manage their food waste, cutting down on food waste.

172
3 years ago

Let’s call this app the “Uber for food”. This is a restaurant-on-demand service that can be triggered via a mobile app.

171
3 years ago

The startup is building an app that lets people instantly pack and ship their food using their smartphone.

171
10 months ago

A company that is building a platform to host food trucks and other street food vendors in a more regulated, organized manner.

171
3 years ago

Bringing good food to your kitchen and your home.

170
3 years ago

Aspiring to be a Tinder for food delivery, this startup is building a mobile app that helps users find food from local restaurants.

169
2 years ago

This startup is building a system for making food trucks more sustainable by allowing them to buy in bulk directly from suppliers.

169
3 years ago

This machine learning startup is building a program to identify problems in the world’s food supply

168
2 years ago

A startup that aims to make it easy to order up food delivery in an apartment complex or office building. It’s like EatStreet, but with a focus on commercial buildings.

168
3 years ago

A "social media for food" that brings restaurants and chefs together to create new menus and recipes.

167
3 years ago

A “big data” solution that helps food companies track their supply chain and predict how much food they’ll need to produce. The startup’s founders say they’ve already signed up over 500 clients, including Walmart, Nestle, and Cargill.

167
2 years ago

A restaurant-ordering app to make it easy for people to order food at a restaurant without talking to a server.

167
2 years ago

A personal chef service that uses an algorithm to help users make better food decisions based on their food preferences.

167
1 year ago

A social platform for the food industry. The startup wants to be the platform for all of your meal prep activities, from shopping to cooking to shopping for ingredients.

167
1 year ago

A startup that’s building a food-ordering app in the UK. The startup wants to take on Deliveroo and Foodora, the two dominant players in food delivery.

166
3 years ago

This startup is building a “sugar factory” that will use a patented process to turn sugar beet waste from the food industry into ethanol.

165
2 years ago

A self-driving delivery car for food and groceries. The startup is in talks with major food chains to take the software for a spin on the streets.

165
2 years ago

A delivery platform that saves customers money by getting food delivered to their door

165
3 years ago

A food delivery service for medical patients. Investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures, and General Catalyst.

164
3 years ago

A last-mile delivery service for restaurants. The startup's founders say food deliveries are a $21 billion market and it's growing 15-20% per year.

164
3 years ago

A directory for hospital employees to find any service they need, from doctors to nurses to food delivery, all on one page.

164
2 years ago

The first NFC app to let users order food directly on their phones, in advance, and pay using just a tap. It’s currently being used in Paris to order ahead at restaurants, hotels, and cafes.

164
2 years ago

A platform that lets restaurants post photos and video of their food to social media, allowing customers to see what the restaurant looks like, and even eat the food.

164
2 years ago

A platform that helps restaurants track and report their food waste. The startup’s main goal is to reduce food waste nationwide by 10% by 2025.

164
3 years ago

A San Francisco-based company that wants to make it easy for people to take photos and videos of their food. The startup is focused on helping people create the perfect Instagram photos to show off what they’re cooking, eating, or buying.

163
2 years ago

A food delivery app that uses a self-driving car as the delivery vehicle.

163
3 years ago

This startup is building an app that connects farmers with their local food bank. The farmers will use the app to schedule deliveries of food, and the food bank will use the app to get the food delivered to their warehouse. The startup is building the platform with the help of a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

162
3 years ago

A platform to connect suppliers to restaurants with the goal of increasing food security in the developing world.

162
2 years ago

This startup is developing a software platform to help local food producers and farmers grow and distribute their crops and foods.

162
1 year ago

A food delivery service that uses data on traffic flow, restaurant proximity, and market demand to make restaurant and delivery orders more efficient.

162
3 years ago

From the founders of digital agency All Day I Dream About Food, a platform aimed at helping restaurants and chefs improve food quality and service.

161
3 years ago

A mobile app that helps people find local cafes and restaurants. The startup, based in San Francisco, is pitching its app as a Yelp for food.

161
3 years ago

A hardware company building a connected kitchen to help manage and measure food preparation.

161
3 years ago

This startup is selling a B2B service that helps restaurants, drug stores, and grocery stores bring back leftover food from customers.

161
3 years ago

A platform that helps restaurants manage their supply chain and order inventory to keep the stores stocked. The startup was acquired by the parent company of Whole Foods.

160
3 years ago

A platform for connecting borrowers with investors, allowing for investments in anything from clothing and food to cars and real estate.

160
3 years ago

A product that teaches people how to pair wine with food and make cocktails.

159
3 years ago

A startup for restaurants that helps them track and manage their food-related costs and inventory.

159
3 years ago

This is a company that is teaming up with a local restaurant to help you order food from a menu directly online. The idea is that you can then order a meal to be ready in the same spot that you want to pick it up from.

159
3 years ago

A tool for restaurants that allows them to sell their surplus food at lower prices to their customers.

159
2 years ago

A consumer app that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to help you learn how to cook and make food from scratch.

159
1 year ago

A startup that connects a restaurant’s cooks with customers who want to eat at the restaurant without actually going there. The startup is building a restaurant’s online ordering system, delivery service, and payment system, with the goal of having customers order online, with their food coming directly to them.

159
3 years ago

This startup aims to make it easier for people to take pictures of their food, and to turn them into a food blog.

158
3 years ago

This startup wants to bring robotics to the home, allowing you to connect your computer to a robot arm that can grab things like food and medicine, and do the things you don’t want to do.

158
3 years ago

A mobile app that tracks food and exercise, and allows users to share their data with others.

158
3 years ago

Provenance is a food tracking app, that has been billed as a startup that’s trying to get food to the same level of transparency as it has in other industries like banking or ride sharing. It’s a bit like the app Just Eat, but for food.

158
3 years ago

This is a platform for businesses that produce food and drink to manage their inventory. The startup aims to make life easier for food producers, food retailers, and restaurants.

158
3 years ago

Food delivery and home services in India with no delivery fees. The startup is looking to deliver a wide range of goods, from food to cleaning products, from thousands of businesses that have been vetted by the company.

158
3 years ago

A blockchain-based platform that lets people not only track their food and purchases, but also lets them tell the story of where their food came from.

158
2 years ago

A startup that wants to give people the same ability to browse and shop for food that they have in the US. It’s designed specifically for Indian consumers who don’t have a bank account.

158
2 years ago

This startup wants to turn food waste into a commodity. It is developing a process to turn used food into a liquid waste product for use as a fertilizer for farmers.

158
3 years ago

A company that is building a model to predict food allergies that can be used by the food industry to help them produce more nutritious, less allergenic food.

157
3 years ago

A startup that tracks your food intake and helps you reach your healthy eating goals.

157
3 years ago

A platform that allows food service companies to automate sales, customer management, and accounting. The startup is building a system for restaurants to sell to their customers.

157
2 years ago

A food delivery service that uses a combination of machine learning and data science to predict how busy a restaurant or store will be, and places the orders accordingly.

157
2 years ago

A startup for the homeless, letting them order food via text message and pick it up at a central hub.

157
3 years ago

A startup that provides a service where it sends you a box of healthy food every week and you can pick it up at a convenient location

156
3 years ago

A platform for food safety and quality control, building a “food stamp for restaurants”

156
3 years ago

The team behind @TOH, a restaurant recommendation app, is building a system to help restaurants track their food waste and find solutions to it.

156
3 years ago

A video food delivery service. The startup is planning to launch in Mexico City in the fourth quarter.

155
2 years ago

A company that connects users with restaurants and bars in their area via a single app. The startup is looking to take on Yelp’s dominance in the food and drink category.

155
3 years ago

A food delivery service that will allow its customers to order their own vegetables, rice, and protein and have it delivered directly to their door.

154
3 years ago

A startup that wants to make it easy to sign up for a monthly food delivery service.

154
2 years ago

A food ordering platform, allowing users to order any food they could possibly want, and have it delivered to their door.

154
3 years ago

A kitchen system called the “KitchenPod” that’s meant to let you cook, then take the result home for later. The kitchen has a base unit, and a separate pod that connects to a smartphone. The fridge is connected to the base unit via Bluetooth, so it can track things like what you’re eating and how much of it you’re eating. When the pod is connected to the base unit, it can track the fridge’s temperature, as well as how much food it’s holding.

153
1 year ago

This startup is building software to help food factories better manage their production lines. The startup wants to help manufacturers reduce waste and improve the quality of the product.

152
3 years ago

An online food ordering and delivery platform that uses an in-app feature to review restaurants and take reservations.

150
1 year ago

A product that helps households store water, power, and food for a disaster.

150
10 months ago

A tool that helps restaurants and bars manage their food and alcohol costs and workflow. It helps them better manage their food costs by automatically ordering and tracking inventory and sales.

150
3 years ago

Two founders left YC to build a $10 per month service to help food delivery services become more cost effective and more like an on-demand service. It’s available in a few cities in the US, and it’s simple: a “geofenced” area with a few delivery zones that are cheaper than a full city block.

149
3 years ago

A startup that makes an app for ordering and picking up food at restaurants

148
3 years ago

A mobile app that helps users take pictures of their receipts, and then automatically categorize them into different expense categories, such as rent, food, and transportation.

148
3 years ago

A startup that sells local marketplaces for food, alcohol, and other goods to consumers. It’s been in the works for over a year, though they haven’t yet been able to launch their app.

148
3 years ago

A food delivery service that provides delivery at the speed of a “pepperoni pizza” to customers who order through the app.

148
3 years ago

A firm that helps 1,500+ restaurants and other food establishments sell food online in the US

148
3 years ago

This startup is building a point-of-sale system for food trucks and other food-centric venues.

148
3 years ago

A new way for restaurants to sell their wares, working with local farmers and restaurants to offer a new way to buy local food.

148
3 years ago

This app for restaurant managers lets them manage their restaurant’s food costs. The app is designed for restaurants with a large number of employees and several kitchens, and helps them track costs and improve efficiency.

148
3 years ago

A food delivery app that has a rewards program. The app is currently in private beta with the public beta expected in 2020.

147
3 years ago

A startup that lets you track your food and exercise in a single place.

147
3 years ago

The startup is building a system that lets restaurant operators do inventory management automatically, which is difficult because of the high number of variables involved in managing inventory, from the type of food to how it’s portioned and stored.

147
3 years ago

The founders of this startup are building a device to help you identify the origin of your food. It can be used to eliminate food fraud, and help the world’s poorest populations.

146
3 years ago

This startup is looking to make organic food shopping for the Whole Foods shopper a little easier. They’re working with farmers to create an easy-to-use app that allows users to buy produce from their smartphones. They’re currently working with three farmers in the Midwest and hope to add more in the future.

146
3 years ago

A company that provides a platform for users to order food via text message, with a delivery fee attached.

146
3 years ago

This is a messaging app for food delivery workers, with the startup promising to cut down on food waste.

146
3 years ago

A way to help fast food restaurants manage the waste they produce in their kitchens and on their premises. For every burger they’re able to cut, the startup is able to feed a human in need.

146
3 years ago

A new type of restaurant that delivers meals, but instead of ordering food online, you get to pick it up at a store. The app will be available in the next few months.

146
1 year ago

A social network for foodies, which creates a “virtual tasting menu” for restaurants.

145
3 years ago

A social enterprise that trains and provides jobs for refugees, and which also works to provide food and shelter to those displaced.

144
3 years ago

This startup is building a platform for sharing pictures of food. It’s simple and turns the act of eating into a social activity. It’s a way to get people together around food and helps businesses promote their products in a way that’s both fun and useful.

144
3 years ago

This startup is building a tool that helps restaurants manage the costs of delivery, predicting when customers will order and then using predictive analytics to ensure food is available when they need it.

144
3 years ago

A food delivery service that will deliver “all-natural” meals from a community of home cooks that the company says will be better for the environment than restaurants.

144
2 years ago

A food delivery app that departs from the usual model, charging for delivery to non-customers. Instead of waiting for a customer to order, you can order from a restaurant from the app and have it delivered. The startup is currently in the pilot phase.

144
1 year ago

A content-marketing tool for food bloggers. The startup takes a percentage of a blogger’s ad revenue.

144
3 years ago

Future of Food is building an API that will allow food manufacturers to build custom labels for their products, allowing buyers to scan a QR code along with their smartphone and get product details and pricing.

143
3 years ago

A startup that lets you buy food delivery from your favorite cafes and restaurants from your phone.

143
3 years ago

A company that buys the leftover food from the restaurants it serves, packaging and reselling the food for a profit.

143
3 years ago

A company that helps automate supply chain processes for companies in the food and beverage industry. The startup’s software allows manufacturers to build a single, dynamic, supply chain plan, and it can adjust based on changes in demand and supply.

142
3 years ago

Part of a $100 million venture fund that’s investing in food technology startups, including a company that’s building a delivery service for food, and another that’s building a delivery network for food.

142
3 years ago

A healthcare startup that’s aiming to help people with food allergies keep track of their food and their allergies.

142
3 years ago

A company that makes whiskey-inspired food and drink, with the goal of bringing new flavors to the market.

142
10 months ago

A way to order a food delivery, then text the driver when it is ready.

142
3 years ago

Deliveroo is a food delivery service that allows restaurants to use their app to take orders for their customers, with the option to customize the meal or package it for individual delivery. It already has 2.4 million users within the UK and a service that is growing more than 100% year-over-year.

141
3 years ago

A B2B platform that helps restaurants manage their food delivery operations. The startup, in operation in San Francisco and New York, has raised $5.6 million to date.

141
3 years ago

A food delivery app that lets restaurants offer free delivery on orders over $25. It’s testing this in Nashville.

141
3 years ago

A platform for visualizing the supply chain of products, especially food.

141
3 years ago

A startup that allows you to create an “Airbnb for Food”, allowing you to find and discover local restaurants that also allow you to book tables in advance. The company says it has already helped to book a hundred tables in New York City.

140
1 year ago

A platform for ordering food and flowers online, with delivery and tracking services.

140
3 years ago

A startup that wants to help people track and count the calories in their food

139
3 years ago

This is a startup that’s building a personalized fitness plan for you based on your fitness goals, and your preferences like what music you like, which music to play, and what kind of food you like. It’s like an Uber for fitness.

139
3 years ago

The startup creates a tool for tracking food and waste. The company wants to help people feel more in control of their food and waste.

139
3 years ago

A food delivery service that delivers meals from local restaurants to users' homes

139
3 years ago

This startup wants to make it possible to order food and drink delivery from your phone, via 1-click on an app.

139
3 years ago

Postmates for the well-to-do is a new startup that’s launching in Chicago in September looking to deliver food and beverage at a higher price point than its delivery competitors. It’s currently testing out its service in the area around Lincoln Park, Chicago.

138
3 years ago

A restaurant delivery app for Miami. The startup helps restaurants deliver food to customers in their homes for pick up.

138
3 years ago

A way of making food shopping more efficient, like a digital grocery list, but with a “personal shopper”.

137
3 years ago

A food delivery service that delivers without the need for Internet.

136
2 years ago

The founders walked away from their jobs in the technology industry to focus on food, and built a tech app that makes it easier and cheaper for restaurants to source from local farmers.

136
3 years ago

A food delivery service that works with caterers and provides home delivery to over 100 cities in the US.

135
3 years ago

A startup that helps connect farmers with restaurants and retailers, allowing them to order food on a real-time basis.

135
3 years ago

A startup that sources and purchases organic food in the US at wholesale prices, delivering it to customers for a small fee.

134
3 years ago

A logistics platform for food-delivery services. The startup’s founders are now working with a number of food and beverage companies in the Bay Area, including Temescal Brewing.

134
3 years ago

A restaurant-like space in a building that lets local entrepreneurs run a curated collection of food businesses — a quick-service restaurant, a coffee shop, an ice cream parlor, a bakery, etc. — in a single location. The space also offers shared office space and has a private chef who can cook for customers.

133
3 years ago

PetMD is a vet-tech startup that helps pet owners with a range of services, from consulting to pet care. It has a “pet concierge” service to help owners with questions like what to feed their pets when taking them to the vet, and what food to pick up on the way home.

133
1 year ago

A food delivery app that’s focused on serving college campuses in the US.

133
3 years ago

Directs and optimizes customer interactions with brick-and-mortar stores. The company has developed a proprietary virtual assistant software which has already been integrated into 88 retailers, including Barnes & Noble, Petco, and Whole Foods.

132
3 years ago

A simple way to get food from your car to your fridge.

132
3 years ago

A food delivery startup that allows restaurants to stay open later and deliver food to people who don’t live in their neighborhood.

132
3 years ago

A next-generation restaurant delivery app that allows users to order food, track it and pay, all through a mobile app. What They Deliver is putting a new business model on the table to help restaurant owners grow their companies.

131
3 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants and other places sell their leftover food for a profit.

131
2 years ago

A tool for restaurants and bars to manage their supply chain and food inventory.

130
3 years ago

Foodway is a startup whose goal is to make it easier for people to eat healthy food. It’s building a subscription service that connects restaurants with local food suppliers and curates food for its users.

129
3 years ago

BookNow is a service for online ordering and payment for food, flowers, theater tickets, and more. The company claims it has sold over $10,000 worth of tickets in four months. They’re also getting some attention from investors.

129
3 years ago

Helping companies review, rank and purchase equipment such as tickets, office supplies and food. They have raised $35 million to date and have a database of 15,000 to 20,000 clients.

128
3 years ago

A food delivery app that uses the same home delivery process as Uber Eats and Instacart, but for restaurants. It’s currently in the beginning of a round led by a VC firm that recently invested in Zume Pizza.

128
3 years ago

This startup is building a tool for restaurant operators to track their food waste online

128
1 year ago

A B2B food delivery business that prioritizes fresh, local ingredients to help restaurants avoid food waste.

128
3 years ago

Another startup looking to challenge the status quo of the food delivery space. Olo wants to deliver a food service experience with a focus on healthy eating and delivery. It’s currently focused on New York City.

127
3 years ago

A company that provides an API for businesses to be able to sell custom branded cryptocurrency gift cards to their customers. They say their customers include Whole Foods, Sephora, Target, and other major retailers.

127
3 years ago

A startup that helps connect the world’s food supply chain, from farmers to factories to distributors and restaurants. It will also offer apps to help track and improve inventory management.

127
3 years ago

A startup that looks for and suggests nearby food and drink options.

126
3 years ago

The startup uses digital technology to help prevent fraud in the food supply chain, essentially helping to prevent food poisoning in a way that’s less intrusive than the E. coli outbreak that occurred in the fall.

126
3 years ago

A startup that allows customers to order food and snacks to be delivered to their hotel room in advance of a trip.

125
3 years ago

An effort to build a more efficient and humane way to process and store food for the future. It starts with a food-loss tracking app and is working on a connected fridge.

124
10 months ago

Foodie gadget maker Atlas has a problem with getting product to customers in time for the holidays, and it wants to use drones to get around that problem.

124
3 years ago

A startup that helps log your food so you’re not creating waste.

123
3 years ago

A platform that brings together the local food community, including farmers, chefs and restaurants.

123
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a blockchain powered tracking system for food. The startup is building a network of sensors that allow people to track their own food and what it’s been through.

122
3 years ago

A startup that wants to build a system to help people in the developing world manage and track their food using a mobile phone. It’s building a platform that allows customers to buy and sell food using a mobile phone and a credit card.

122
3 years ago

A healthy, fast, and affordable way to get food delivered. It’s a millennial company, with the founders calling themselves a “health-food lifestyle brand”.

121
3 years ago

A Canadian startup that has been testing a new way to deal with the waste of Canadian food waste by using what they call “a great bed of lettuce”.

121
3 years ago

A company that’s building a network of food delivery services that can deliver meals at a time when many restaurants are closing at night

121
3 years ago

A collection of partnerships from the food industry, including:

121
3 years ago

Food delivery service that has ambitions to be the Uber of urban food delivery.

121
1 year ago

This app basically allows you to order food from your favorite restaurants. It’s a way to cut out restaurants and make the entire process of ordering food a lot more simple, similar to Grubhub.

120
3 years ago

A company that makes software to help manage large group trips. It helps groups of people communicate itineraries and organize everything from hotel reservations to transportation to food.

119
1 year ago

A food delivery startup from San Francisco, offering delivery from local restaurants to San Francisco residents.

119
3 years ago

A platform that connects food trucks with nearby restaurants, allowing the food trucks to order supplies from the restaurants.

118
1 year ago

We’re big fans of Y Combinator and have been for a long time. The startup wants to help restaurants manage their food waste and make it easy for customers to donate excess food to local shelters.

118
3 years ago

A startup that helps you choose, prepare, and deliver food for people who are ill, elderly, or disabled

117
3 years ago

The startup has created a predictive analytics tool that helps food companies decide where to open new locations. The startup is focused on the US and UK.

117
3 years ago

This startup is building a last-mile delivery platform that puts the onus on the customer to order their own food.

117
3 years ago

A startup that lets users find and order food in the Bay Area in under five minutes.

117
3 years ago

A software suite with a native app on iOS and Android. It helps restaurants manage their restaurant operations such as food preparation, ordering, scheduling and ordering.

117
3 years ago

A food delivery service for home chefs. The startup aims to make food delivery from home as easy as ordering pizza from Domino's in the US.

117
2 years ago

A food-ordering app that evens out the randomness of food delivery and allows users to track their order from real-time updates on the app.

117
2 years ago

A startup based in India that helps fast food restaurants to manage online ordering and payment.

117
2 years ago

This startup wants to improve the way farmers in India grow food by using drones and artificial intelligence to identify and treat diseases.

117
1 year ago

A free food delivery service in Toronto and Ottawa, with an opt-in subscription service for a monthly fee. The startup has just launched as of May 2019.

117
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a platform to help people take advantage of free food and services. It’s a way to get free food and services from restaurants, or even the government.

116
3 years ago

A health app that helps people track their food intake from the point of purchase to the point of consumption, using a unique algorithm to allow users to get a sense of how much of their food they’re actually eating.

116
3 years ago

A food delivery app in the US that is working with a handful of restaurants to get deliveries in under an hour. It has already raised $6M.

116
3 years ago

The app helps people track the health of their food, from when it was planted to how it was stored to how long it was kept and how it was cooked.

115
3 years ago

A startup that helps chefs to manage the back-end of food delivery, including online ordering, inventory management and delivery scheduling.

115
3 years ago

A startup looking to help food trucks and food producers connect to the app economy.

115
2 years ago

A platform that helps people find food in their neighborhoods. It uses Yelp data to recommend places nearby.

115
1 year ago

A food delivery startup that uses algorithms to predict when people want to order take-out and when they are at home. It’s a food-delivery platform that’s striving to become a one-stop-shop for ordering food online.

115
3 years ago

A grocery delivery service that works with local farmers in the US. The startup wants to create a local food system for cities with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and food miles. The company is currently in the process of getting its first pilot partners.

113
3 years ago

A B2B marketplace for food products.

113
3 years ago

A company that builds and maintains a digital kitchen and dining guide (think a Yelp-style app for food).

112
2 years ago

A food delivery service for restaurants. The startup offers customers a subscription model, giving them access to a $20-30 menu of food available between the hours of 8am and 2am.

112
2 years ago

A digital marketing agency that works with food brands and restaurants.

112
3 years ago

A tiny kitchen appliance that can make up to 50 different types of foods.

110
2 years ago

A startup that tracks the food that ends up in your recycling bin, planning to create a new market for recycling food waste.

109
9 months ago

Think of the fridge as a low-cost way to store beer, wine, and other beverages without taking up too much space. The startup’s goal is to market it as a central food locker for homes and businesses.

109
3 years ago

The startup is initially focused on the US, but plans to expand into Europe in the future. It’s a “one-stop shop” for local food, covering restaurants, grocery stores, and specialty shops.

108
3 years ago

A tool for processing and storing data at scale for companies, with a focus on food and agriculture.

108
3 years ago

Local delivery of food, groceries, and other perishables to residences and offices. They aim to solve the problem of not being able to get food on time because of busy schedules.

108
2 years ago

A start-up that maps the world’s food systems, trying to create a “living resource” map of where food grows.

108
1 year ago

Instacart is an on-demand grocery delivery service that takes orders via an app. Instacart hopes to be a one-stop shop for weekly shopping, with a focus on healthy, organic food.

108
3 years ago

This company is building a service for restaurants that will help them manage their money and track the cost of food. The startup aims to keep a more accurate tally of expenses, which will allow restaurants to save money.

107
2 years ago

A startup that lets you get paid to order and share photos of food, to drive up healthy meal sales

107
1 year ago

Order food from a restaurant in your area.

107
3 years ago

A startup that wants to help restaurants get paid more quickly by having customers pay for their food with Square.

106
3 years ago

A startup that is trying to make travel apps more useful, by helping you find and book housing, food, and activities.

106
3 years ago

A way for people to take a photo of their food, and see where it came from and what was in it. It’s already up and running, and aims to keep customers up to date on the food they eat.

106
3 years ago

A scheduling and booking tool for food delivery services.

106
2 years ago

A food delivery platform for small businesses that is focused on reducing the financial burden of running a brick and mortar restaurant. It aims to lower the cost of running a restaurant by providing the owner with the tools to order their own food and have it delivered. The company has raised $10 million in funding.

105
3 years ago

A platform for selling buying and selling goods with a focus on organic food, with a focus on helping companies that want to sell in bulk get it in the hands of customers.

104
3 years ago

A platform for preparing and serving meals at home, which allows users to order food from a menu and have it made when they arrive.

104
2 years ago

A startup that helps users remember and visualize things like their childhood, their favorite foods, and the time of day. The app is like a visual scrapbook and helps users keep track of important memories and events.

103
1 year ago

A company that delivers meat in the form of a box, with the option of picking up your own food.

102
3 years ago

A platform that helps restaurants manage their back-of-house operations, from food ordering to scheduling and more.

101
2 years ago

This is a way for restaurants to manage their food waste, using a mobile app

101
3 years ago

A web platform that focuses on e-commerce, food delivery and other service-based businesses.

100
3 years ago

A company that delivers services on-demand, like Uber Eats, and uses a model of individual freelancers to help out on projects. Currently focused on the $75 million food delivery market.

100
3 years ago

A company that helps restaurants, cafes and other foodservice entities track social media and driver reviews, and use those to increase sales.

100
1 year ago

A food delivery app that keeps track of a person’s nutrition, allowing them to see their dietary habits over time.

100
1 year ago

A startup that aims to help restaurant workers work smarter to reduce wasted food

100
1 year ago

A startup that lets users order food that’s not on their delivery person’s route.

100
2 years ago

A startup for ordering local delivery food from restaurants, with delivery promised in under 30 minutes. The startup has raised $1.6 million in pre-seed funding.

99
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a “self-serve” payment system for restaurants. It’s a product of the food-tech world, with the goal of streamlining the process of paying for orders.

99
2 years ago

A mobile shopping app for Indian shoppers. It allows users to order food and pick it up from an assortment of stores in their neighborhood.

99
3 years ago

A platform for the sharing economy that accepts any asset (food, car, love, etc.) and then matches people who need them.

98
3 years ago

An on-demand food delivery service for going out to dinner.

98
2 years ago

A startup that wants to use image recognition to turn any object (including food) into a barcode.

98
2 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants offer online delivery services. The startup is focused on getting delivery to happen at the right time, with the right food, at the right place.

98
1 year ago

A weekly show for people interested in food and restaurants, with a focus on the best new restaurants.

98
1 year ago

A startup looking to help businesses manage their food supply chain by tracking food and ingredients

98
3 years ago

A platform for serving meals to customers who walk into your restaurant. The startup wants to enable customers to order food from a menu, have it made when they arrive, and pay for it through a mobile app.

97
3 years ago

A company that sells ‘smart’ access cards for venues/events, allowing guests to swipe their cards, turn on an app, and receive push notifications of things like door status and food and drink orders.

97
1 year ago

A healthy food delivery service, currently operating in New York City. The founders describe their service as more of a meal service than a food truck, with meals prepared and delivered to customers, who can choose to pick it up at a designated spot or have it delivered to their home.

97
3 years ago

A platform that makes it easy for companies and employees to get reimbursed for food ordered online. It’s currently working with a few international companies and has a few other international partnerships in the works.

96
3 years ago

A company that helps people order food using language. The startup is building a platform to translate menus and order food, currently focusing on Spanish and English.

96
3 years ago

A product that aims to use machine learning to predict when things like a bag of chips or a soda will go bad and sell it to local grocers at a lower price to keep fresh foods on the shelves.

96
2 years ago

A company that uses social media to track the performance of restaurants and other eateries. It’s created a system that automatically posts photos of food and service to Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

96
2 years ago

A way to get food delivered from the market to your doorstep. Founder Josh Wilson says he’s already signed a deal with a local deli to deliver.

96
1 year ago

A startup that’s building a new way to automate food deliveries with an Uber-like model.

95
1 year ago

A company that builds food delivery bots.

95
1 year ago

A company that wants to make it easier for consumers to find affordable, vegan, certified organic food online, and has already signed on several retailers.

95
3 years ago

OpenTable was ranked the #1 startup in the category of “Food and Beverage” in the Inc. 5000 ranking of the fastest growing private companies in the US in 2018.

94
3 years ago

This startup wants to reduce the cost of purchasing and transporting food, building a hub to connect farmers to buyers via the internet through the use of smart contracts.

94
3 years ago

An API for taking pictures of your food (and health) and uploading it to the company’s platform for analysis.

94
2 years ago

A company that helps small restaurants and cafeterias provide food for their employees. The co-founders say they have taken on $1 million in orders in their first year.

94
2 years ago

A food delivery startup that wants to be like Grubhub for food-related products

94
2 years ago

A startup that brings food delivery to the doctor’s office.

94
2 years ago

 A company that uses AI to help restaurants decide which dishes to sell based on the type of food they have.

94
1 year ago

A social network for people who want to get together to learn how to cook and eat food.

94
3 years ago

A platform that helps you track down the best C-suite candidates among your employees. It’s a recruiting platform that uses a combination of algorithms and social media for finding top candidates for specific roles. It’s currently being used by YC and other startups including FundingPost and Foodspotting.

93
2 years ago

A hot air balloon tour company that uses an app on your phone to track time, location, and food intake on the ride.

93
1 year ago

A B2B platform for online food ordering in India

93
3 years ago

A startup building a tool to help customers track and gain knowledge from all the different machines they use for food processing.

92
2 years ago

A company building a $10,000 smart kitchen device that can track and measure food production, helping people get to know the nutritional value of their food, and making it easier to cook healthier food.

92
1 year ago

The startup is launching a B2B LinkedIn for suppliers for restaurants and other food-related businesses. It will connect them with investors, customers, and other local vendors.

92
3 years ago

This company markets what it calls a "virtual assistant" to serve restaurant owners. The software helps manage the workflow of ordering, food prep, and more, allowing cashiers to focus on other tasks. The startup has raised $400,000 in funding to date.

91
3 years ago

A startup building a platform for the food industry to track food safety data. It’s a way for food producers to stay in touch with their customers and keep a finger on the pulse of the industry.

91
2 years ago

A new way to help people stay accountable for their food. The company wants to help people keep track of their meals with a graphing platform.

91
2 years ago

A web-based food ordering and delivery platform, featuring mobile ordering, delivery, and a mobile-optimized site.

91
3 years ago

An online marketplace for products and services, with an emphasis on local food and services.

90
3 years ago

A company that helps food trucks get paid for food that was previously ordered but never delivered, taking the hassle out of money transfers and payments.

90
2 years ago

A mobile app that helps walk-ups and other customers to order food from their smartphones without having cash or a credit card on them.

90
2 years ago

A startup that provides a platform to educate food delivery workers in the US on how to deal with customers with food allergies.

90
1 year ago

A platform for growing organic food that uses data to predict seasonal produce demand.

90
1 year ago

A company that’s built a platform to help small businesses manage the logistics of ordering and distributing bulk food and drinks.

90
2 years ago

A digital agency that helps brands like Lyft, fast-food chains, and other companies scale their marketing software and services.

89
2 years ago

A local Chinese startup building a food delivery app. Currently operating in the Beijing market, it wants to go global in 4 years.

89
2 years ago

A SaaS startup based in San Francisco, California. The company has been growing rapidly, claiming to have “signed up more than 20,000 people in just the past month”. Its app lets users schedule and pay for deliveries, including food and household items, with a delivery fee.

89
1 year ago

A company that builds software to help companies track the performance of their food and beverage teams, as well as their overall restaurant operations.

89
1 year ago

A place for home cooks to share their recipes and get feedback. The company has built a community of chefs and foodies who are making the recipes and giving feedback. Today, the company has over 10,000 recipes on hand, and its users are writing in at a rate of 10 recipes per day.

89
2 years ago

A food delivery service that uses a fleet of small delivery scooters to deliver food to busy city streets.

88
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a service that allows restaurants to offer customers a ‘pay per dish’ model for their food.

88
2 years ago

A food delivery service focused on the medical community. It’s focused on delivering speciality food to patients in specific hospitals.

88
2 years ago

A startup that aims to help people track their food intake and share it with others. The app turns the act of eating into a game, where you can play with friends or compete with other people, as well as track your food intake.

88
3 years ago

This startup is building a system for multiple types of sellers to meet up to sell their product. The startup is building a marketplace for many types of products including food, services, and experiences.

87
2 years ago

This is a marketplace to buy and sell food.

87
2 years ago

Postmates is a food-delivery service similar to UberEats. But Postmates focuses on delivering food from local restaurants rather than order-in restaurants.

87
2 years ago

A startup that helps users with low-wage jobs to save money on food by taking advantage of quick, convenient, and inexpensive lunch options.

87
2 years ago

A product that helps you track where your food comes from, how it was grown, who grew it, etc.

87
1 year ago

A hybrid of Uber and a delivery service that allows users to order food or get a ride using digital coupons.

87
2 years ago

Feeding your dog food that’s nutritionally sound, but it doesn’t look like dog food.

86
2 years ago

A social app that helps users find restaurants, bars and other local businesses on their phone, with a list organized by category like food and drink or nightlife.

86
1 year ago

This startup is building a tool for restaurants to allow customers to order food and drinks without ever talking to a waiter or waitress, and without giving out their phone number.

86
1 year ago

A startup that hopes to build a distributed network of personal chefs, who will deliver food on demand, eliminating the need to reserve time for dinner.

86
1 year ago

A company that wants to create a cryptocurrency that can be used to pay for things like transportation and food at the grocery store, similar to how Bitcoin can be used.

86
2 years ago

A startup that’s partnering with local restaurant brands to deliver their food via drone.

85
2 years ago

A food delivery startup that only delivers food and drink that’s been on the premises for a couple hours. It’s already expanded into DC and NYC.

85
2 years ago

A food delivery app that’s launching in San Francisco this month.

85
1 year ago

A startup for goods and services, focused on home goods, DIY, and food.

85
1 year ago

A food and beverage startup that wants to provide a way for restaurants to track and manage their inventory in a centralized database.

85
2 years ago

A food delivery app that lets you order from small restaurants in your neighborhood. It’s different than the usual delivery app in that it’s not just you and your food. You’re buying from a restaurant and they’re buying from you.

84
2 years ago

“A tool that helps you optimize your restaurant's food waste.”

84
2 years ago

A food delivery service for people with a limited income who can’t afford to leave the house

84
2 years ago

A startup that connects customers with restaurants that deliver, to get fast food and takeout delivered to your door. It’s an attempt to solve a problem that has been around for decades, but for which there is no easy solution.

84
2 years ago

The startup wants to bring on-demand personal chef services to the home. The company is looking to use a similar model to that utilized by Uber, with the chef being independent contractors who deliver food to the customer.

84
1 year ago

A food delivery system for restaurants, grocery stores, and other food producers. It’s a way to bring food to your door, in a more fast and efficient way.

84
1 year ago

A food-ordering app that offers delivery and payment options, including the option to pay with cryptocurrency.

84
2 years ago

A food delivery service focused on healthy and organic products in the San Francisco Bay Area. They have $40,000 in monthly recurring revenue.

83
2 years ago

An on-demand service that brings food to your door

83
2 years ago

A startup that wants to make it easier for people to create their own dog food. Its software helps you create a recipe for your dog, and then run an online analysis to see if the food is safe for your pet.

83
2 years ago

A startup that helps companies provide food delivery to their employees. The startup is working with companies such as California Pizza Kitchen, Denny's, and Pei Wei to bring in revenue. The startup screens customers for a monthly membership fee of around $10 and works on a monthly basis. The startup says they have over 5,000 active customers, with over $2 million in monthly revenue.

82
2 years ago

A startup that makes it easy to share photos of your food on social networks, so your dinner party is more Instagram-worthy.

82
2 years ago

This app, which is currently only available in the US and Canada, uses a mobile app to help provide customer service to restaurants and other food and retail suppliers.

82
2 years ago

A new Uber-like platform for on-demand delivery. The company plans to use the same technology that powers the on-demand delivery app to streamline the process of getting food delivered to your home.

82
2 years ago

A startup that lets you share your meal with your friends and family. The startup is looking to upend the delivery model by integrating with restaurants and other food sites to place orders.

82
2 years ago

A venture backed start-up that wants to be a digital concierge for all things you’re looking for (from food to drinks to tickets). They’re hoping to be the Amazon of the future.

82
2 years ago

A tool for collecting and managing customer feedback for food businesses

82
1 year ago

A startup that offers a way to review and rate the quality of restaurants before you dine there, to help diners decide where to eat. It’s a similar concept to Yelp, but for food.

82
2 years ago

Helping local restaurants get better access to food delivery services, with the goal of scaling delivery to a national level

81
2 years ago

The startup provides software to help reduce food waste by connecting retailers with nearby farms. The startup has sold $115,000 worth of the software since its launch in January.

81
2 years ago

A company that makes an app that lets you order a real-time pickup of groceries from a local grocery store — for when you don’t have time to go out and pick up your food.

81
2 years ago

A tool that lets you scan and track your food in a more convenient way.

81
9 months ago

Not a food delivery service, but a way to deliver groceries in a way that guarantees that products are kept cold and fresh.

81
2 years ago

A chat app that lets you order food at home and pay ahead of time. The startup has already worked with two restaurants in New York City to demonstrate the concept.

80
2 years ago

A food ordering app for restaurants, allowing diners to order from anywhere and track the status of their order.

80
2 years ago

A “hyperlocal food delivery service” that wants to be a “Uber for food” – a company that gives you a list of local restaurants and gives you a choice of what you want to eat, with a pickup time and a location.

80
2 years ago

 A company that helps people save time by getting better food recommendations.

80
2 years ago

A restaurant database that lets you search through menus, order food, and find nearby restaurants that deliver. It’s the opposite of EatWith, which is focused on finding people to eat with.

79
2 years ago

This startup combines a food delivery service with a meal planning platform

79
1 year ago

A self-serve order management system for restaurants and food trucks.

79
1 year ago

A company that allows you to get your food delivered from anywhere, with just one tap.

79
11 months ago

The Glance app aggregates and analyzes Instagram data, allowing users to take a look at the trends in the world of fashion and food.

79
3 years ago

A platform for connecting people to their favorite foods, which will help people find new foods they might like. The startup’s developers have been known to check out new restaurants and talk to restaurant workers to understand the space.

78
2 years ago

A mobile app that helps users take pictures of their food waste, then turns them into compost.

78
2 years ago

A food delivery service that’s also a delivery marketplace. It’s looking to do the same things that TaskRabbit does, but for food.

78
2 years ago

A ride-hailing and logistics company that helps farmers and farmers markets sell and deliver fresh food and other goods to customers.

78
2 years ago

A way to create a directory of Middle Eastern food for travelers, along with ratings and reviews.

78
2 years ago

A startup that lets you order fresh food from a local restaurant, stored in the app so it can be ready the moment you arrive.

78
1 year ago

A startup that lets movie theater patrons order food and drinks directly from their seat.

78
1 year ago

A company providing a solution for the distribution of food in areas where the population is growing and food is scarce.

78
1 year ago

 A mobile app that lets people order food from their phone and gets it delivered by a driver in a car

78
3 years ago

 This is a tool that helps restaurants make better use of their kitchen space. The startup’s product is a kitchen hand-held scanner that helps chefs size up customers to decide what to cook based on their food orders.

77
2 years ago

A full-stack mobile app for local businesses with a focus on food and drink, designed for city living.

77
2 years ago

A startup that wants to help restaurant chains and their suppliers improve the way they track their food production.

77
2 years ago

A mobile app that helps people find the best deals on local goods, like groceries and coffee. It’s focused on food delivery and grocery delivery, with a case study showing higher sales for customers in areas served by the service.

77
1 year ago

A coffee subscription service for the food industry, where the coffee is made from beans from the farm to cup by the service.

77
1 year ago

A startup to provide people with “insurance for the future”. The startup is working with companies in the automotive, airlines, and food industries to help workers save for retirement.

77
1 year ago

A startup that turns the camera into a point-of-sale terminal, letting you buy drinks and food with a wave from your phone.

77
2 years ago

The startup’s platform allows you to make a food delivery order from a website, without having to visit a restaurant physically.

76
2 years ago

A system that lets food trucks and delivery services compare prices and find the best deals.

76
2 years ago

A food delivery service for students at NYU’s dorms, so students don’t have to make their own food.

76
2 years ago

As of November 2017, Tastebuds was a top-2 startup in the food & beverage category on AngelList. Tastebuds is building a way to share tasting notes, recommendations, and experiences in a social network for restaurants.

76
2 years ago

A company that has built a tool for cafés to use for ordering food, billing, and tracking. It’s currently being tested in a few cafés in New York City.

76
10 months ago

A company that builds tools for restaurants to manage the back-end of their operations, including reservations, food deliveries, and site maintenance

76
2 years ago

The startup is creating a simple way for people to grow their own food in urban areas

75
2 years ago

Helps restaurants automate ordering and delivery of food through a mobile app.

75
2 years ago

This app aims to help people find a local bar or restaurant, and lets you order food or drinks through your mobile device.

75
2 years ago

Launched in April, a company that helps restaurants streamline their food ordering and payroll process.

75
2 years ago

A social network for people interested in cooking and eating food in the Bay Area

75
2 years ago

A company that makes a device for testing an individual’s taste preferences and then uses the data to create recipes for their food

75
2 years ago

Mobile-first media for small businesses. The startup is also looking to work with food delivery services and restaurants in order to help them integrate their services into their app.

75
1 year ago

FatCow is a platform that helps restaurants and food trucks manage the entire process of ordering, payment, and delivery of a food service.

75
1 year ago

A supply chain management service with a focus on the food industry, enabling customers to track and manage the movement of goods from farmer to table. The startup was founded in April, and has been growing rapidly.

75
1 year ago

A food delivery app that pays their drivers based on how many deliveries they make. It’s currently in beta with a signup fee of $15.

75
1 year ago

A food ordering app for people who normally work at night or weekends. It’s meant to be the Uber of food delivery.

75
2 years ago

A platform for small businesses to sell and manufacture goods, with a focus on food and beverages.

74
2 years ago

A food delivery service for those on the go. It’s currently in the pilot stage and is accepting $50k in seed funding.

74
2 years ago

A way for restaurants to track how much customers spend on food, and how satisfied they are with the experience.

74
2 years ago

A digital concierge for the food industry, providing recommendations for restaurants, and ordering for you.

74
1 year ago

A startup that aims to help farmers grow more food using data analytics.

74
1 year ago

A “cooler than a fridge” that stores food for 24 hours and uses a combination of temperature, humidity, and time to maintain food quality.

74
2 years ago

 A startup aiming to compete with Uber drivers by letting the public order rides the same way they order food.

73
2 years ago

An on-demand delivery startup that helps people order and pay for basic services like food and phone calls.

73
2 years ago

A food delivery app for the under-served neighborhood in the US where food can be delivered to with a minimum amount of driving.

73
2 years ago

A startup for drinks and food in cities, where consumers can order food via text message and have it delivered to them.

73
2 years ago

A company that makes it possible to share food with strangers in a safe, on-demand, and frictionless way.

73
2 years ago

A payments platform for Mexico’s over 100,000 food trucks and small businesses.

73
1 year ago

A tool for eating healthy food in the workplace.

73
1 year ago

An education app that teaches users how to identify, classify and consume local food and cuisine.

73
1 year ago

A global ecommerce platform for restaurants that allows restaurants to sell their food to global markets

73
1 year ago

Food delivery workers in India are some of the worst paid in the world, with daily wages of as little as $1.25. Slice aims to provide them with a way to make higher wages with improved service and convenience.

73
2 years ago

A startup that wants to use the blockchain to help create a system that collects and tracks all your data to build a “trusted record of the world’s food supply.”

72
2 years ago

Food delivery service that has set its sights on winning over consumers in Brazil.

72
2 years ago

A startup that’s building an app that lets you track your food. The startup claims it’s going to be the future of food tracking and that it’ll be the only app you need.

72
2 years ago

This startup is creating a digital wallet for offline retailers. The company says it’s already signed up with 7,000 retailers, including Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s.

72
2 years ago

The Yield Lab is a business accelerator focused on agriculture and food. The startup provides capital, office space, and mentorship to help early stage companies launch and grow.

72
1 year ago

A food delivery service for delivery stores. It’s like DoorDash, but for grocery deliveries.

72
1 year ago

Who doesn’t want to eat healthier The startup is developing a way to make food delivery more convenient, so you can have your meal from a healthy food source with a healthy side dish delivered to you.

72
1 year ago

A web-based platform that allows users to access food menus and place orders for delivery.

72
9 months ago

A complete food-ordering system for restaurants and cafes, built on technology from Zomato.

72
2 years ago

A digital platform for the organic food industry to sell directly to customers, with its current focus on e-commerce fulfillment. The founders envision a future where they can send one of the world’s most trusted brands of food directly to your doorstep.

71
2 years ago

A startup that allows small businesses to buy and sell agricultural products (including food, flowers, and wine) from other small businesses.

71
2 years ago

A gourmet food delivery service that aims to cater to the needs of people with serious food allergies.

71
2 years ago

An open source platform for people to find and buy organic food, powered by new technologies.

71
2 years ago

A new tool for food entrepreneurs to make their delivery services more efficient, with a focus on making it easier for them to share their locations with customers.

71
2 years ago

A food delivery startup that’s looking to replace the delivery driver entirely. The startup’s model is to put a fleet of drivers on the road, and use a proprietary system to manage the orders, route, and delivery. It’s using tech from the company that built the Uber app, and is launching in San Francisco in October.

71
1 year ago

The restaurant chain is building a tool for managing and scheduling orders for delivery and takeout, as well as for dine-in ordering. It’s meant to automate the back-and-forth that has been the backbone of fast food ordering.

71
11 months ago

A company that’s building an on-demand food delivery app. It has a few dozen employees and a few dozen customers already, but its founder says he’s eyeing a national launch and plans to grow to hundreds of employees and thousands of customers.

71
3 years ago

Idea: A software company that helps restaurants, grocery stores, and other food businesses manage waste data and track what gets thrown away.

70
2 years ago

A startup that wants to send your food back to the restaurant so you can get a refund.

70
2 years ago

A company that works with food producers to “transform activities that might otherwise be wasteful”

70
2 years ago

 A platform for restaurants that allows them to better manage their staff and order system, as well as doing things like pay employees and manage food safety.

70
1 year ago

IFTTT, that connects the Internet of Things to your other applications and services. The startup is trying to build a “connected” kitchen in India that can monitor how clean the kitchen is, how many times the door has opened, and how much food is left in the fridge.

70
1 year ago

A food delivery app that brings local or organic options to your door.

70
1 year ago

A mobile app that helps users in need of food and shelter find people to help them. The startup will take donations on behalf of the user and find someone to help them.

70
1 year ago

A product launched by the founder of the popular Foodspotting app, which aims to make it easier for people to find and share tasty food photos.

70
1 year ago

A company that wants to bring a new degree of customization to the idea of “freshness” in food.

70
1 year ago

A restaurant delivery service to deliver food in the middle of the night.

70
2 years ago

A tool that helps small businesses, often in the food industry, track inventory and track store sales.

69
2 years ago

Food preparation with an interactive interface.

69
2 years ago

A platform that helps people manage their food and nutrition habits. The startup has a product that supports diabetes and weight loss.

69
2 years ago

F&B protocol for delivery of food and drink, integrated with other food and drink delivery apps

69
2 years ago

A company that sells organic and wild foods that is also a social enterprise that helps communities build gardens, source local foods and process them.

69
2 years ago

A platform that allows farmers to offer their produce directly to consumers. This can lead to lower prices and increased food safety.

69
2 years ago

As a long-time Amazon customer, this startup is building an app that helps you re-order your favorite items, including household goods and food, from Amazon. The startup is currently in the pilot phase, with a rollout planned for mid-2018.

69
1 year ago

India is the world’s fastest growing market in the food delivery business, and this startup is building an app that wants to take advantage of that. It’s looking to create an on-demand market for delivery drivers, who can earn $20 to $30 an hour.

69
1 year ago

A food delivery platform that gives users cash back, based on the time they spend eating.

69
1 year ago

A platform that connects the world of wine to the world of food, allowing restaurants to sell wine to customers directly.

69
1 year ago

A direct-to-consumer subscription service that delivers food that’s been packaged using plant-based ingredients, as well as a meal plan and recipes to follow. The startup sells to individuals and offices and offers a one day delivery window.

69
10 months ago

A way to make more realistic food on Instagram

69
2 years ago

A platform for food trucks, where users can order food for delivery, and businesses can sell their food trucks and hire drivers to deliver food.

68
2 years ago

A platform that helps small businesses and consumers understand where their food comes from.

68
2 years ago

FeedMe is a food delivery service that uses a mobile app to deliver meals to people who have a disability, helping them cook and eat at home. The startup is currently in Y Combinator's Summer 2017 batch.

68
1 year ago

A gateway for the domestic consumption of international foods and beverages

68
1 year ago

In the same way that Gravity is a way to take meals on-the-go, Eatsa is a way to take food on-the-go. The startup is developing a way to make first class dining at a local restaurant feel as if you were sitting in a restaurant across the street.

68
1 year ago

A platform for food companies to streamline their food waste by sourcing and selling surplus items, with a focus on cold-chain items.

68
2 years ago

A product for education companies that helps them connect through online training programs. It’s used by companies including Whole Foods, Warner Brothers, and the United Way.

67
2 years ago

A startup that helps you find the right restaurant based on a few factors, including the price, the food, and the location.

67
2 years ago

A startup that builds and sells a tool for restaurants to manage their food costs, both inside and outside of their restaurants. The founder said it’s a complicated space, with lots of moving parts and big, regional differences.

67
1 year ago

The company wants to help the world cut down on food waste. The startup’s name is a play on the word ‘re-up’, which is what people say when they have to re-order their favorite food

67
1 year ago

A food delivery platform for restaurants that will let them deliver food orders quickly, choose a unique delivery option, and let customers see the food being prepared.

67
1 year ago

A startup that’s building a custom mobile app for the food industry, which they say will help restaurants run more smoothly.

67
2 years ago

A food delivery app for restaurants and food trucks, with the goal of helping them cut down on wasted food by bringing it right to the front door.

66
2 years ago

A company that provides a new way to get into the food industry, aka “foodtainment”. The startup helps people learn how to cook and develop their own food businesses.

66
2 years ago

A platform for ordering food from your favorite restaurants. The startup offers a platform that connects restaurants with their customers, allowing users to order food directly from the restaurant’s website by speaking to a live agent.

66
2 years ago

A startup that wants to give new restaurant owners the tools they need to start a food-focused business. It’s a digital menu, a store, and a way to book reservations from a single app.

66
2 years ago

A startup for food waste and unsold food, connecting restaurants with chefs, farmers and consumers.

66
2 years ago

 This startup helps restaurants connect with their communities, by allowing local chefs to share discounts and win money to donate to local food pantries.

66
2 years ago

A startup that delivers food and groceries to people who are at home, not just those who can actually cook.

66
2 years ago

Coffee-based employee retention app that allows companies to offer perks like unlimited free coffee, free food, free drinks, and free snacks.

66
1 year ago

Cloud-based delivery service for food from restaurants.

66
1 year ago

A platform to help people who want to live more sustainably, making it easy to track energy, water and food use in your home.

66
1 year ago

A $100 credit card for food services in the US. It’s designed to help those who work in the food industry feed their families on low wages.

66
1 year ago

A startup that helps local restaurants optimize their restaurants and cut costs. The startup gives restaurants a mobile POS system, a payment gateway, and a mobile ordering system that allows customers to order and pay for their food right from the app.

66
11 months ago

A company that has built a “Uber for food delivery” with an app that connects food trucks with the people in their neighborhoods.

66
10 months ago

A “microcredit” platform that helps people earn money by selling goods, from crafts to clothes to food. The company is in pilot with the government in India.

66
9 months ago

A catering service that aims to be the Uber of the food industry, connecting brands with caterers, allowing them to offer their catering services to their customers.

66
2 years ago

Similar to DoorDash, but focused on delivering food to college campuses.

65
2 years ago

A delivery app that integrates with existing couriers and delivery services that allows people to order food from local restaurants and have it delivered to their front door in an hour.

65
2 years ago

A physical store that sells groceries to consumers, which they deliver to their homes or offices. The company wants to reduce the costs of grocery delivery by 1,000% and offer food delivery service to consumers who don’t want to shop for groceries themselves.

65
2 years ago

A startup that aims to fix the lack of data that exists on small businesses, particularly those in the food industry.

65
2 years ago

This startup is building a platform that connects companies in the food industry with people who are gluten free. Users can use the platform to create a grocery list or order groceries, or to buy items from a local restaurant or bakery.

65
2 years ago

An AI-powered assistant that can help you find the best nearby restaurants that serve food you like.