VANCOUVER, Nov. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Foodee, a leading corporate meal delivery service who secured $10M in Series A financing this year from investors including BDC Capital and Kensington Capital Partners via the BC Tech Fund, was recognized today for it's rapid revenue growth, bold innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. The company was named one of Deloitte's Technology Fast 50TM companies, an award given to the 50 Canadian technology companies with the highest revenue-growth percentage over the past four years. "Foodee has taken an innovative approach to providing the best food options in a city to corporate clients - all delivered with first-rate service", said Andrew Lugsdin, Partner at BDC Capital, "It is clear from their rapid growth that the customers love it".
Foodee CEO Ryan Spong, credits the impressive revenue growth in large part to the company's investment in a world class team, and its dedicated focus to servicing a corporate clientele in the rapidly growing online food sector. "Everything about Foodee, from our industry-leading technology to our team of food experts, is designed to offer a gold standard experience to our corporate clients" said Spong, "We are also doing our part in supporting the economy and food culture in our cities by partnering with top local restaurants to provide off-peak hour demand." Restaurant partners are able to fill orders outside busy hours, increasing revenue and optimizing capacity.
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program winners are made up of public and private companies in the technology sector that share common traits and strengths and have transformed their industry. "New technologies have disrupted various industries in ways that were unimaginable a few years ago," said Erica Pretorius, Partner and National Leader for the Technology Fast 50TM program at Deloitte Canada. "Fast 50 winners have led the way and I can't wait to see where they take us next."
Foodee's ongoing success continues to attract new talent. "We are truly humbled by this recognition of our growth which has only just begun" said Barb Anderson, who recently joined as SVP Sales and Marketing. Anderson is a passionate technology leader with over 17 years experience in creating, marketing, selling and supporting software for businesses globally.
Foodee is a leading platform that connects offices across North America with top restaurants, bringing local food culture into boardrooms and satisfying the cravings of Fortune 500 companies such as Apple, Amazon, Comcast, eBay, Facebook, Microsoft, Starbucks and more. Foodee currently operates in 10 cities in North America and is rapidly expanding. Learn more: https://www.food.ee