We’ve all been trapped at a busy restaurant, desperately trying to flag down a waiter, pay, and escape. MyCheck thinks there’s an easier way.
Editor’s Pick NYC-based Melba is building a network of fine dining restaurants where diners pay for fixed price meals in advance online — no decision-making, waiting around, or transacting, so you can sit back and enjoy the experience.
Nara is a “computational neuroscience company” that analyzes user behavior and uses artificial intelligence to make personalized recommendations. It started with restaurants and today expanded to hotels.
Plumfare, a mobile discovery app for foodies, has been acquired by Groupon.
Payment platform startup Viableware has secured a fresh $6.5 million round of funding to help push its restaurant payment software into more venues, the company announced today.
Editor’s Pick “That last mile is a real bitch,” Rintoul added. “Only Amazon has really nailed it.”
Tired of waiting for waiters? E la Carte is here to help.
ChowNow gives restaurants streamlined mobile-and-online-ordering templates and marketing consulting services.
Yelp’s stock price dropped an alarming 8 percent following the announcement of Facebook’s Graph Search.
Two of Square’s biggest competitors are joining forces.
Restaurant waitlisting app NoshList has launched a new premium version that includes table number assignment, unlimited texting between a restaurant and diners, analytics, and more.
Dining out with friends is usually a pleasant experience — until the check comes. A startup called Foodivide just released a mobile app that makes it easier to settle restaurant tabs by providing bill-splitting tools.
Restaurants spend a lot of time and energy attracting new customers, but a startup called BuzzTable says it’s far cheaper to bring back existing customers more often.
Despite recent market turmoil and questions about public market stability, the window for new initial public offerings has not closed — and local discovery site Yelp is still on track for its IPO — Yelp chief executive officer Jeremy Stoppelman said today at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco.
ATX Innovation, the startup behind mobile payments application Tabbedout, has secured $3.7 million to make bar and restaurant payments much simpler.
Tired of dealing with flaky waiters and other charming quirks from a night of dining out? E La Carte, a startup launching today, may have a solution to your restaurant woes with its iPad-like tablets.
Kudzu, which makes apps that let people order food from anywhere, raised $7 million in a second round of funding led by Norwest Venture Partners.