Takeaway.com (TKWY) – Company Information

Takeaway.com TKWY

Takeaway.com (TKWY) – Company Information


Takeaway.com, officially Takeaway.com N.V., and created originally under its Dutch name Thuisbezorgd.nl, is a Dutch dot-com company specialised in online food ordering and home delivery.

Takeaway.com TKWY Company Information

Takeaway.com is an intermediary online portal between the customer and the restaurants, where customers can order food online from restaurants’ menus, and have it delivered by the restaurants directly to their home.

COMPANY OVERVIEW OF Takeaway.com (TKWY):

Headquarters: Amsterdam, Netherlands

CEO: Jitse Groen (Apr 2000–)

Founder: Jitse Groen

Founded: 1999

Number of employees: 900

Subsidiaries: Lieferservice.de, Vietnammm Co., Ltd., Foodarena GmbH, Just-Eat Belgie Bvba

TRIVIA :

  • 2000: launch of the website Thuisbezorgd.nl
  • 2008: the company expands to Belgium (Pizza.be) and Germany (Lieferservice.de)
  • 2010: the business changes its international name from Thuisbezorgd.nl to Takeaway.com
  • 2011: the websites are redesigned, featuring a new logo
  • 2012: Takeaway.com receives an investment of €13 million from Prime Ventures – a venture capital and growth equity firm; Takeaway.com is launched in the United Kingdom under the same name
  • 2013: began accepting Bitcoin in November 2013.
  • 2014: Takeaway.com receive another investment of €74 million in a series B-round led by Macquarie Capital and Prime Ventures.  They also launch their new logo in all of their countries
  • 2016: Takeaway.com raises €328 million from their IPO, valuing the company at €993 million.
  • 2016: ends business in the UK in August, selling its customer portfolio to rival Just-Eat
  • 2017: Pizza.be rebrands to Takeaway.com in Belgium
  • 2018: Acquires Israeli food delivery company 10bis for €135M.
  • 2018: Acquires local Bulgarian startup BGmenu.com, including its Romanian subsidiary Oliveira.ro. Set to acquire Lieferheld, Pizza.de and foodora activities in Germany from Delivery Hero

Takeaway.com (TKWY) – Company Information