Irish digital food-ordering startup Flipdish raises €87m funding to transform digital consumer experience in hospitality
Irish digital food-ordering platform Flipdish has become the State’s fifth official home-grown tech unicorn following a new $100 million (€87 million) investment led by global technology company Tencent and Tiger Global. This investment will be used to fuel further growth and innovation in Flipdish product and services and drive continued success for its customers.
Flipdish has come a long way in a short amount of time. Since it was founded in 2015, the company has been on an exciting journey to becoming the leading online ordering and digital experience platform for hospitality.
Since day one, Flipdishs' goal has been to empower hospitality businesses to deliver seamless consumer digital experiences that drive business growth. Over the years, this has evolved to include QR code order & pay at table, online ordering for collection and delivery, self-service kiosks, customer loyalty programs, solutions for dark kitchens and digital marketing.
In 2022, Flipdish will take it to the next level and use this investment to fuel further product innovation and help even more restaurant operators take back control and keep money in local economies by eliminating the exorbitant fees charged by marketplaces.
The investment from Tencent comes less than 12 months after a $48.5m investment from Tiger Global Management and previous capital from Elkstone, Enterprise Ireland, Growing Capital and European Investment Fund.
Flipdish has hired people from software engineers to product designers, data scientists, customer support, marketing experts and many more and will be hiring lots more people in 2022. More information is available here.