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Yuvraj Singh-backed EazyDiner secures USD 4.5 M to expand online restaurant booking business

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Restaurant booking platform EazyDiner secures USD 4.5 M for Series B


Founders: Vir Sanghvi, Sue Reitz, Sachin Pabreja, Shruti Kaul, Ruchika Dhamija, and Manish Kutula

Founded in: 2014

Financing status: USD 4.5 million for Series B round in 2017

Gurgaon-based online restaurant booking platform EazyDiner has raised USD 4.5 million in a Series B funding round led by existing investors Saama Capital, DSG Consumer Partners, and others.

EazyDiner was founded in 2014 by journalist and food writer Vir Sanghvi along with a group of hospitality industry professionals including Sachin Pabreja, Shruti Kaul, Ruchika Dhamija, Sue Reitz, and Manish Kutula.

EazyDiner is an online restaurant table bookings platform. It provides services for users to discover, book, review, get discounts, and earn redemption points toward free meals through its site and app. Users have access to a variety of cuisine choices on the platform such as North Indian, Chinese, Thai, Italian, Japanese, etc. An expert team of food critics led by co-founder Sanghvi weighs in on top restaurants and makes recommendation for users. The startup claims to have gathered over 50,000 restaurants and bars across Dubai and eight Indian cities including Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, Chennai, Kolkata, Goa, and Ahmedabad. EazyDiner collaborates with the world’s leading travel site TripAdvisor to attract more customers.

Reportedly, in June 2016, Indian international cricketer Yuvraj Singh invested an undisclosed amount in EazyDiner via his VC fund YouWeCan.

The startup will use the newly raised investment to expand within domestic and international markets as well as to strategize set-up operations in Abu Dhabi in 2018.

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