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Amazon leads $575M funding in Deliveroo

18 May 2019 | News

Amazon is set to be the largest investor in Deliveroo's Series G funding round

UK based Deliveroo has announced that Amazon is leading a new $575 million Series G preferred shared funding round, alongside existing investors T. Rowe Price, Fidelity Management and Research Company, and Greenoaks.

This takes the total Deliveroo has raised to date to $1.53 billion.

With this funding, Deliveroo will continue to build its world-class service—bringing customers the food they want whenever and wherever they want it, offering even more work for riders, and helping restaurants to grow their businesses by reaching new customers. The new investment will contribute to:

  • Growing Deliveroo's engineering team based in its London headquarters, creating more high-skilled jobs and building on London's growing reputation as a tech hub.
  • Expanding Deliveroo's delivery reach in order to continue offering its service to new customers.
  • New innovations in the food sector, for example through delivery-only super kitchens "Editions", as well as new formats that will help restaurants expand to new areas at a lower cost and lower risk, bringing more choice to local neighbourhoods.
  • Development of new products for customers to offer a more personalised experience, increased support for restaurant partners, and new tools to offer riders flexible and well-paid work.

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