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Food Startup Ideas



2 years ago

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

2,302
23 days 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.

1,720
10 months ago

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

531
10 months ago

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

438
1 year ago

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

417
6 months ago

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

289
1 year ago

A food delivery app for veterans in the US.

249
2 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

243
2 years ago

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

207
1 year ago

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

207
2 years ago

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

204
8 months ago

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

191
8 months 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.

191
1 year ago

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

188
2 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.

187
1 year ago

A food delivery service using robots

187
2 years ago

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

184
2 years ago

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

183
1 year ago

A bit like Couchsurfing, but for food.

179
1 year 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.

177
1 year ago

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

176
2 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.

174
1 year 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.

174
6 days ago

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

170
1 year 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.

160
2 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.

156
1 year 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.

156
2 years ago

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

155
2 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.

154
1 year ago

A social destination for food and drink recommendations.

151
2 years ago

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

148
2 years ago

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

148
1 year 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.

143
1 year ago

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

143
2 years ago

Food delivery with the option to customize your order

142
5 months ago

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

142
1 year 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.

140
1 year 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.

140
2 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.

139
2 years ago

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

139
2 years ago

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

137
2 years ago

A meal delivery service that expands to food trucks

136
1 year 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.

136
2 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.

135
2 years ago

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

135
2 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.

135
2 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.

135
1 year 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.

135
2 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.

134
1 year ago

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

134
2 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.

133
2 years ago

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

132
2 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.

132
2 years ago

Bringing good food to your kitchen and your home.

132
1 year 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.

132
2 years ago

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

131
2 years ago

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

131
2 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

131
2 years ago

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

131
2 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.

131
1 year ago

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

130
2 years ago

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

129
2 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.

129
2 years ago

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

129
2 years ago

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

129
2 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

128
2 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.

128
2 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.

128
1 year 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.

128
2 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.

127
2 years ago

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

127
2 years ago

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

127
2 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.

127
2 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.

126
2 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.

126
2 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.

126
2 years ago

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

126
2 years ago

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

126
2 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.

124
2 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.

124
2 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.

124
2 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.

122
2 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.

122
2 years ago

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

122
2 years ago

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

122
2 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.

120
2 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.

120
2 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.

120
2 years ago

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

120
2 years ago

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

120
1 year 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.

120
2 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.

119
2 years ago

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

119
2 years ago

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

118
2 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.

118
2 years ago

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

118
1 year 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.

118
2 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.

117
2 years ago

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

117
2 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.

116
2 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.

116
2 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.

116
2 years ago

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

116
2 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.

116
2 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.

116
1 year 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.

116
2 years ago

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

115
2 years ago

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

115
2 years ago

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

115
1 year ago

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

115
2 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.

114
2 years ago

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

114
2 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.

114
2 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.

114
2 years ago

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

114
2 years ago

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

114
2 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.

114
2 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.

114
2 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.

113
2 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.

113
2 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.

113
2 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.

112
2 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.

112
2 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.

111
2 years ago

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

111
1 year 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.

110
2 years ago

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

109
2 years ago

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

109
2 years ago

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

109
2 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.

109
1 year ago

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

109
8 days 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%.

109
2 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.

108
2 years ago

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

108
2 years ago

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

108
2 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.

108
1 year ago

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

108
2 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.

107
2 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.

107
2 years ago

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

107
1 year ago

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

107
1 year ago

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

107
2 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.

106
2 years ago

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

106
2 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.

105
2 years ago

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

105
1 year 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.

105
1 year ago

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

105
2 years ago

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

104
2 years ago

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

104
2 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.

103
1 year ago

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

103
2 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.

102
2 years ago

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

102
1 year ago

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

102
1 year 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.

102
2 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.

101
1 year ago

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

101
2 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”.

100
2 years ago

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

99
2 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.

99
2 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.

98
2 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.

97
2 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”.

97
2 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.

97
1 year 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.

97
2 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.

96
2 years ago

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

96
1 year 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.

96
1 year 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.

96
1 year ago

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

96
2 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.

95
2 years ago

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

95
2 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.

94
2 years ago

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

94
1 year ago

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

94
2 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.

93
2 years ago

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

92
2 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.

92
2 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.

92
2 years ago

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

92
1 year ago

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

92
2 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

91
2 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.

91
2 years ago

A collection of partnerships from the food industry, including:

91
1 year 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.

91
1 year 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.

91
1 year 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.

89
10 months 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.

89
2 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.

88
2 years ago

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

88
2 years ago

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

86
1 year 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.

86
1 year 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.

86
2 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.

85
2 years ago

A B2B marketplace for food products.

85
1 year ago

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

85
8 months ago

Connecting users with local farmers and food producers

85
2 years ago

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

84
1 year ago

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

84
1 year 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.

84
2 years ago

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

83
2 years ago

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

83
2 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.

83
2 years ago

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

83
1 year 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.

83
2 years ago

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

82
2 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.

81
1 year ago

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

81
1 year 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.

81
1 year ago

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

81
12 days 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.

81
11 days ago

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

81
1 year 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.

80
1 year ago

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

80
1 year 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.

79
1 year 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.

79
1 year ago

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

79
9 months ago

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

79
2 years ago

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

78
2 years ago

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

78
1 year ago

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

78
1 year 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.

78
1 year 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.

78
1 year 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.

78
11 months ago

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

78
2 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.

77
2 years ago

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

77
1 year 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.

77
9 months ago

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

77
1 year 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.

76
1 year ago

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

75
1 year 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.

75
1 year 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.

75
1 year ago

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

75
18 days ago

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

75
2 years ago

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

74
1 year 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.

74
10 months ago

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

74
2 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.

73
2 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.

73
1 year 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.

73
1 year 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.

73
1 year 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.

73
5 months 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.

73
2 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.

72
1 year 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.

72
9 months ago

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

72
1 year ago

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

71
1 year ago

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

70
1 year 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.

70
9 months ago

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

70
6 months 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.

70
2 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.

69
9 months 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.

69
2 years ago

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

68
2 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.

68
1 year ago

A scheduling and booking tool for food delivery services.

68
9 months 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.

68
1 year 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.

67
1 year ago

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

67
1 year ago

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

67
2 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.

66
1 year 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.

66
1 year 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.

66
1 year ago

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

65
1 year ago

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

65
1 year ago

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

65
8 months 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.

65
6 months ago

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

65
1 year 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.

64
2 months 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.

64
2 years ago

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

63
1 year 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.

63
1 year 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.

63
20 days ago

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

63
1 year 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.

62
1 month 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.

62
2 years ago

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

61
1 year 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.

61
1 year ago

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

61
1 year 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.

61
1 year ago

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

61
8 months 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.

60
2 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.

59
1 year 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.

59
1 year ago

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

59
1 year 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.

59
9 months ago

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

59
7 months 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.

59
1 year ago

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

58
7 months ago

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

58
7 months 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.

58
5 months ago

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

58
2 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.

57
1 year 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.

57
1 year 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.

57
1 year 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.

57
1 year ago

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

57
1 year ago

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

56
1 year ago

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

56
11 months ago

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

56
5 months 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.

56
1 year ago

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

55
1 year ago

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

55
1 year ago

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

54
5 months ago

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

54
3 months ago

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

54
1 year 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.

53
1 year ago

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

53
1 year ago

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

53
1 year ago

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

53
5 months ago

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

53
1 year 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.

52
1 year 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.

52
1 year ago

An on-demand service that brings food to your door

52
1 year ago

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

51
1 year 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.

51
1 year ago

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

51
1 year 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.

51
10 months 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

51
9 months ago

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

51
1 year ago

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

50
1 year ago

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

50
3 months ago

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

50
1 year 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.

49
1 year ago

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

49
1 year ago

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

49
1 year 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.

49
10 months 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.

49
9 months 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.

49
7 months ago

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

49
3 months ago

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

49
1 year ago

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

48
10 months 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.

48
1 year ago

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

47
1 year ago

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

47
1 year ago

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

47
1 year ago

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

47
11 months 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.

47
6 months ago

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

47
1 year 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.

46
1 year 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.

46
1 year 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.

46
1 year ago

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

46
1 year ago

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

46
1 year 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.

46
1 year ago

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

46
1 year 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.

46
1 year 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.

46
10 months ago

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

46
10 months ago

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

46
10 months ago

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

46
10 months 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.

46
9 months ago

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

46
1 year 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.”

45
1 year ago

This is a marketplace to buy and sell food.

45
1 year 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.

45
1 year 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.

45
1 year ago

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

44
1 year ago

Food preparation with an interactive interface.

44
1 year 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.

44
1 year 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.

44
11 months 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.

44
11 months ago

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

44
9 months 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.

44
5 months 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.

44
5 months ago

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

44
1 year ago

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

43
1 year ago

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

43
1 year ago

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

43
1 year 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.

43
9 months 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.

43
8 months ago

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

43
6 months ago

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

43
4 days 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.

43
1 year ago

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

42
1 year ago

A platform for food trucks that helps them get funding, insurance, promotions, and other services, all from one platform.

42
1 year ago

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

42
1 year 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.

42
1 year 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.

42
11 months ago

A food ordering service built around the idea of an “open kitchen”: diners can order directly from the chef.

42
11 months ago

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

42
11 months 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.

42
10 months 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.

42
9 months ago

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

42
9 months ago

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

42
6 months 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.

42
5 months 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.

42
4 months ago

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

42
1 year ago

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

41
1 year ago

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

41
10 months 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.

41
3 days 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.

41
1 year 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.

40
1 year 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.

40
1 year ago

A way for hospitality workers to help customers by answering questions about local attractions, food recommendations and more.

40
1 year ago

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

40
10 months ago

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

40
9 months 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.

40
5 months ago

A B2B platform for online food ordering in India

40
1 year 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.

39
1 year ago

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

39
1 year ago

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

39
9 months ago

A startup that helps retailers like Target, Whole Foods and Kohl’s improve customer loyalty. The startup is working to improve the customer experience with a proprietary loyalty platform that it says can be deployed in a few days.

39
9 months ago

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

39
8 months 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.

39
6 months ago

A platform that helps users track their food intake and their progress toward active lifestyle goals.

39
5 months ago

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

39
1 year ago

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

38
1 year ago

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

38
11 months ago

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

38
10 months 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.

37
10 months 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.

37
10 months 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.

37
9 months ago

A startup that lets you track your food intake in real time and sends you alerts when you should break for a snack.

37
1 year 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.

36
1 year ago

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

36
11 months 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.

36
8 months 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.

36
6 months ago

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

36
5 months ago

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

36
3 months 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.

36
3 months ago

A gateway for the domestic consumption of international foods and beverages

36
4 days ago

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

36
2 years ago

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

35
1 year ago

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

35
1 year 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.

35
1 year ago

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

35
1 year ago

A tool for managing your business’s mobile strategy, whether that’s using your phone to order food, barcode scanning inventory and tracking sales, or conducting business from your phone.

35
11 months 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.

35
10 months 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.

35
10 months ago

A decentralized social network for food lovers and entrepreneurs, which lets restaurants and culinary businesses “employ” community members to help out at each location. Customers can also share their favorite dishes, and restaurants can advertise their products to people who like the same cuisine.

35
10 months ago

A tool for collecting and managing customer feedback for food businesses

35
8 months ago

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

35
7 months ago

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

35
7 months ago

A $1-per-month app that helps users track their carbon footprint. Love.co is focused on helping users understand the environmental impacts of their daily habits, such as their food purchases, travel choices, and their energy usage.

35
6 months ago

A platform to help people order takeout or food from their favorite restaurants

35
6 months ago

The food delivery startup’s goal is to help the average American cook at home. The startup helps families cook dinner by delivering food in bulk and with recipes.

35
6 months ago

A cloud-based platform that helps restaurants track food safety and food prep operations.

35
5 months ago

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

35
23 days 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.

35
1 year ago

An ecommerce platform for food that’s grown organically and locally with a focus on freshness and sustainability.

34
1 year 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.

34
1 year ago

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

34
10 months ago

A startup that allows businesses to buy and sell goods online, with a focus on e-commerce in the food industry.

34
8 months ago

A startup that lets you order food through your email address.

34
6 months ago

A platform that lets people buy their food online and have it delivered to their homes. The startup aims to replace delivery services like Uber Eats, Grubhub and others with a centralized platform that consolidates all of food delivery operations.

34
4 months ago

A digital food safety application for importing food. It’s a tool for checking food safety once it’s on the plane, and an app to allow governments to track food in transit.

34
3 months 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.

34
1 year 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.

33
1 year ago

A shopping site for food from local vendors, currently available in the US, UK, and Canada

33
1 year ago

A mobile app for making and sharing recipes for food, featuring over 30,000 recipes

33
8 months ago

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

33
10 months ago

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

32
8 months 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.

32
7 months ago

A system for keeping track of and organizing your food, in the same vein as the company’s app, Wunderlist. The company says the app is used by 75 million people.

32
7 months ago

A food delivery service that uses Ubers to compete with Grubhub

32
5 months ago

A startup that helps people find and manage their local food pantries, soup kitchens, food shelves, shelters, and other similar community organizations.

32
4 months 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.

32
2 years ago

Idea: A social network for the food service industry. The startup wants to connect chefs and restaurants with new employees and customers.

31
11 months ago

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

31
10 months ago

combines a food delivery service with a restaurant review app, helping consumers find the best place to eat and giving them all the information they need to make that decision.

31
6 months ago

Cloud-based delivery service for food from restaurants.

31
5 months ago

Helps consumers better understand their food, helping them pick out healthier options by analyzing nutrition data and providing nutrition information through easy-to-use tools.

31
4 months ago

A “food-delivery-as-a-service” startup that has launched in LA, San Francisco and New York. It’s a Web-based ordering system for restaurant kitchens, letting them order food for pickup or delivery and track delivery times.

31
7 months ago

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

30
7 months 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.

30
7 months ago

A startup that gives users an easy way to track workouts, food, and sleep routines to help them reach their health and fitness goals.

30
6 months ago

This is an API for food service companies. It allows them to track how much each employee is eating and drinking.

30
5 months ago

A startup that partners with local stores to make a delivery service that can get food to people within an hour. In the past month the company has already launched in London, and is planning to expand to the US.

30
5 months ago

A startup that wants to take the “ieatcookies” concept of delivery startups, and instead focus on food delivery for people with diabetes. The company’s founders say that in the past year they’ve already seen over 3 million “clicks” on their website.

30
3 months ago

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

30
1 month 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.

30
1 year ago

A platform for restaurants to streamline their entire food supply chain from farming to delivery. They’re a bit like a cross between a restaurant registry, a restaurant marketplace, and a logistics warehouse.

29
11 months ago

The startup is building a system to help fast-food restaurants deliver more quickly by using drones to deliver takeout orders.

29
10 months ago

This is a company that wants to grow local food in the developing world, and has a product to help do that.

29
10 months ago

A three-in-one device meant to simplify the process of creating food on a grill or smoker. The device is meant to serve as a barrel, grill, and smoker all in one. It’s first product, the $1,300 Bambu , is rolling out this summer.

29
8 months ago

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

29
7 months ago

Smartphone-based food ordering app that aims to rival Grubhub and other competitors.

29
7 months ago

A company that allows you to search for restaurants, bars, and more, coming up with the best suggestions for you. After you make your choice, the app automatically tracks your food and drink consumption, and then rewards you with gift cards when you go out.

29
6 months ago

A tool for eating healthy food in the workplace.

29
5 months ago

A dashboard for restaurants to monitor their food sales, accounting for everything from the inventory of ingredients to the hours that employees work.

29
4 months ago

A P2P-style marketplace where consumers can source and buy all kinds of products, from food and household items to gadgets.

29
3 months ago

A platform that allows users to track their food while they’re on the go. The service lets users scan their food with their phone, have it tracked and be notified when it’s ready.

29
1 year ago

A mobile app that helps users make healthier food choices by providing a basic food nutritional value guide and suggested meal options.

28
6 months ago

In the US, over 80% of food produced never ends up in a human stomach. The startup launched in early 2014, and is a food-tracking and -shipping platform for local farmers.

28
6 months ago

A startup for food trucks that allows them to connect with customers and post order details, as well as help them find customers in their area.

28
6 months ago

A startup that provides local, food-based restaurant recommendations based on your location. It’s the product of a recent startup accelerator.

28
6 months 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

28
1 month ago

A food delivery service with a focus on vegetarian/vegan meals and rooftop urban kitchens.

28
1 month 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.

28
11 months ago

A platform that helps people get paid for taking photos of food, which is a common use case for many businesses.

27
7 months ago

This startup is building kitchen tools that let you build food, order food, and pay for it all online.

27
7 months ago

A startup delivering Thai food to the US by way of a food truck. The startup wants to use the food truck to experiment with new dishes and create new menu items, which can be used at other Thai restaurants.

27
5 months ago

 A social network for people with a passion for food and travel (think Bon Appétit, Gourmet, Food52, etc.) that aims to help foodies discover new places to eat and sommeliers find new wine they’d like to drink.

27
1 month ago

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

27
1 month ago

A product that helps reduce waste by providing insight on which foodstuffs to buy in bulk, when to buy them, and how to sell them.

27
10 months ago

The idea is to buy your groceries in bulk and then donate them to food banks or charities. The startup is also trying to build a business model around it; they’ve partnered with a company that buys excess rice, rice pilaf and canned goods, and then sells them to members at a discount.

26
7 months ago

Postmates wants to create a platform for businesses to deliver food and other items to homes through a network of local independent contractors.

26
7 months ago

A Target-like store that sells clothing and food that is actually made in the US, not just imported. It’s not a direct competitor to Nordstrom or Macy’s.

26
7 months 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.

26
4 months ago

An end-to-end software platform for mobile-first agriculture that helps farmers grow more food using less water, less fertilizer and less land. The company is developing a decentralized, blockchain-based platform for agriculture.

26
3 months ago

Yupi is an app-based ordering system designed to replace the need to call in an order or visit a restaurant. The startup is building an app that allows customers to order food, and the app will call the chef and place the order, which gets then sent directly to the kitchen. The chef can also text back and tell the app when they’re done with their orders.

26
1 month ago

A food delivery app for restaurants in the US that’s trying to match Uber Eats and Grubhub with guaranteed delivery times.

26
3 days 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.

26
10 months ago

A platform to help small businesses sell their products on Amazon. The startup is working with a number of new food startup, with plans to roll out to other platforms later in the year.

25
9 months ago

A startup that provides data-driven content on various topics like health and fitness, travel, food, and fashion.

25
7 months ago

A company that would hack the way we measure the temperature of food. The startup is selling a digital thermometer that plugs into an outlet and can measure the temperature of various foods. It can also connect to a phone to show the temperature of the food on a digital screen.

25
7 months ago

A digital marketplace where people can buy and sell a variety of goods and services. The company is also working on a food delivery service.

25
5 months ago

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

25
5 months ago

A startup that enables people to go to their nearest Whole Foods and order groceries online and pick them up in-store.

25
4 months ago

A startup that wants to make fast, easy, and cheap food at home, with a system that cooks rice, noodles, and many other items. You set the time, temperature, pressure, and food and it produces a bowl of ready-to-eat food.

25
3 months ago

One of the most-followed accounts on Instagram is a personal food blog from a female scout leader, who shares recipes and photos of food. Cookbook.me wants to build a crowdsourced site that crowdsources content from bloggers and chefs.

25
26 days ago

A platform that connects restaurants with caterers to get food delivered in under an hour. The startups founders say they’ve already found partners in 20 cities.

25
1 year ago

A platform for the market for organic and non-GMO foods. The startup is focused on making it easier for consumers to buy and sell locally-grown and organic foods.

24
4 months 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.

24
1 month ago

An online-to-offline (O2O) startup that helps restaurants connect with customers and get feedback on their food. The startup says that since starting in late 2014, they’ve seen 25% of their restaurants increase their revenue by at least 20%.

24
1 month ago

A type of food delivery that promises to deliver to your door in under 30 minutes. It’s building a mobile app to target college students and young professionals who want to order a pizza, but hate waiting around in line.

24
29 days ago

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

24
7 months ago

A startup that helps out-of-towners find good food and drink near their temporary address.

23
6 months ago

A startup focused on the “hyperlocal” food delivery market, available in the US and Canada.

23
5 months ago

A business that helps consumers find, research, and buy locally-sourced food.

23
4 months ago

A platform that connects food companies with restaurants and caterers to enable providers to accept payments online and track spending by diners.

23
4 months ago

A food delivery app for Lyft drivers in the US that is focused on curbside ordering and deliveries. The startup was founded in March, and will begin operations in May.

23
3 months ago

This startup is building a tech platform for the food industry to allow for automated, real-time ordering and tracking of food from local restaurants. The goal is to make ordering food more efficient and reduce food waste.

23
2 months ago

Food-delivery service for the elderly and homebound that doesn’t require a driver.

23
2 months ago

A food-delivery service that hopes to take on both the on-demand world and traditional restaurants.

23
2 days ago

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

23
2 years ago

Idea: This startup is building a platform for people to have food delivered from restaurants that have closed for the day The company says it has 200 weekly users, and an average order size of $10

22
4 months ago

A food-delivery startup that takes the hassle out of eating at home by delivering food prepared by local chefs — a much more inexpensive alternative to restaurants.

22
3 months ago

A way to engage a larger community around the idea of better food sourcing and consumption. The startup wants to be the go-to resource for all things food.

22
1 year ago

A company that is building a platform for food and drink delivery that helps restaurants get delivery orders in on time.

21
6 months ago

The company is building a food delivery service that focuses on healthy foods.

21
6 months ago

A network of local farmers, distributors, delis, grocers and restaurants that allows consumers to share what they’re eating and where they’re getting it. It’s a sort of “eat local” app, but rather than trying to force the idea on people, it’ll be a way for people to voluntarily connect over food and share the experience.

21
4 months ago

A company that builds “smart” tools for home cooks and foodies. They’re looking to develop a web-based platform for those who want to cook, with a calendar, shopping list and recipe editor.

21
4 months ago

A digital network that connects businesses in high income countries with those in lower-income countries. They’re working with the UN’s World Food Programme to address food security.

21
3 months ago

This startup helps get the word out about local food. The startup is a service that helps cities and organizations share existing foodie content, such as menus and information about local restaurants, among their communities.

21
3 months ago

A non-profit that uses AI to help the homeless and indigent, with a focus on building an on-demand delivery system for healthy food.

21
1 month 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.

21
1 month ago

As an extension of its first-generation product, Foodpad is building a way for people to share their favorite recipes and meals with others in an easy-to-use format. Foodpad has been in beta since May.

21
7 months ago

An iPhone app that helps people know what they could be eating and when they could be getting it. The startup wants to make it easy for customers to order food and know when it will be delivered.

20
6 months ago

The startup’s mission is to “solve the nightmare of finding a restaurant with food you love”.

20
2 months ago

A way to connect people to their favorite brands and products, whether it’s a local, mass-market food item, or a designer handbag.

20
1 month ago

This startup wants to make it easier to deliver food to hungry people. Their service is focused on India, but they plan to expand to the US, Europe and the Middle East.

20
1 month ago

A startup that helps food and beverage companies best gauge the locations of their stores by sending out people (“ambassadors”) to engage with local people and businesses.

20
5 months ago

A delivery service in SF with a focus on providing healthy and organic food

19
5 months ago

A startup that lets users search for nearby food and specialty ingredients, and then pay for them in an app. It’s access to these ingredients can be used in recipes or to make products. The startup, which is rapidly growing, is still in the pre-launch stage.

19
4 months ago

Chefs create recipes, and users of the platform can order food from them. The system also tracks and analyzes the food in real time.

19
2 months ago

A food delivery app with a one-hour delivery guarantee, that targets customers that want to make food and order it in, but don’t want to be stuck in the kitchen making it.

19
1 month ago

A startup that finds local businesses listed in Yelp and Zomato, and allows users to connect with them for food orders.

19
26 days ago

An API for on-demand food delivery that draws on public data to let businesses deliver food on-demand based on location, time, etc.

19
26 days ago

You can already get Amazon’s Alexa in the car, but this startup wants to take the experience of calling a car to your place to deliver food to a new level. It integrates with UberEats.

19
7 months ago

A platform for companies to manage their fleets of vehicles (rideshare, food trucks, delivery vans, etc.) and get them moving. The startup is part of the program for an autonomous vehicle company.

18
4 months ago

A startup that is building a real-time, user-driven food delivery app. The app uses a dynamic pricing model that changes based on the demand for a particular item and its proximity to the user.

18
3 months ago

This startup wants to use blockchain to help people get free school supplies, food, and health care.

18
1 month ago

A company that sells premium “experience sharing” tickets for concerts, sporting events, and other live entertainment. The company takes a percentage of the ticket price, and helps augment the experience with extra services like food, drinks, and other extras.

18
1 month ago

A startup that provides the ability to set up your own version of OpenTable, so that you can order food from the app, while still paying a set rate.

18
28 days ago

These guys are building a system to create interactive city guides for businesses, with a focus on architecture, design, food and drink, and fashion.

18
2 days 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.

18
4 months ago

A platform that allows restaurants, bars and retailers to get food and drinks to patrons faster, with more accurate delivery estimates.

17
4 months ago

This food delivery company is building an app that allows users to track deliveries in real-time.

17
2 months ago

An API for restaurants to help them use their ordering and delivery systems to deliver food directly to consumers.

17
1 month ago

This is a meal delivery service. The startup is meant to bridge the gap between gourmet food and the everyday person, catering to families who don’t want to spend a lot of time preparing meals, but still want to eat well.

17
2 days 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.

17
1 month ago

This startup is building a product that claims it will allow food trucks to fulfill orders in less time and with greater accuracy than traditional delivery services, which is important for food trucks as they are often less profitable.

16
1 month ago

OpenMarket is a platform that lets restaurants sell their unused food inventory so they can manage it in bulk.

16
6 months ago

A platform for sharing food recipes. The startup wants to disrupt the food-recipe industry by allowing anyone to create a recipe and share it with others.

15
4 months ago

A food delivery app that supports a social contract among its users, which rewards them for sharing their “foodie” data. It’s a SaaS company that serves New York City and hopes to expand to other cities in the next few months.

15
2 months ago

A “smart” box that allows you to monitor and predict nutrient absorption from your food and ingredients via the latest tech.