hellofood, a Rocket Internet-backed online delivery marketplace, has bagged an award at the “The Europas 2014” for being the best e-commerce startup, specifically for its huge expansion in the last year.
The startup is in 40 countries while its affiliate foodpanda has partnered with 25,000 restaurants all over the world.
hellofood edged out many other competitors in a process that included a public vote as well as a vote of confidence by a panel of judges.
Joe Falter, chief executive officer (CEO) of hellofood Africa, said: “The hellofood team is honoured to receive such a prestigious award in recognition of our extraordinary growth over the past year and our achievements in local markets. hellofood will continue to revolutionise food ordering across Africa in the next year, bringing game-changing customer experience and technology to millions of new users, and underlining its well-established position as the market leader.”