Online takeaway service Just-Eat secures £30m in funding

Online takeaway ordering service Just-Eat has just secured $48m (£30m) in funding which will allow the company to consolidate its position in the UK and accelerate its expansion into other markets. 

The funding round was co-led by Greylock Partners and Redpoint Ventures, with support from existing investor Index Ventures

Founded in Denmark in 2000, the company partners with small takeaway restaurants and allows them to display menus and take orders from online customers. 

Q&A: Shane Lake and Tony Charles of Hungryhouse

Shane Lake and Tony CharlesHungryhouse is a website that aggregates takeaways in the UK, allowing customers to order from multiple restaurants from the one site.

The company was promised funding after a Dragon’s Den appearance in 2007, though ended up raising money from a different source.

I’ve been talking to co-founders Shane Lake and Tony Charles about how the business has grown since then, and their plans for the future…