JUST EAT may have started in a Danish basement but the world’s leading online takeaway ordering service is incorporated and, after its IPO in 2014, listed in London.
Consumers can order in real-time from their local independent takeaway restaurants via app or an online or mobile portal (and pay securely online); the restaurants get an online presence, the ability to process online orders, and access to a large, growing and loyal customer base.
Currently operating in 13 countries from Belgium to Brazil, the company now employs more than 1,500 people. And it’s growing fast. In 2014 JUST EAT processed 60.2m orders for its 8.1m users, up from 40.2m orders and 5.9m users in 2013. Revenue leapt to £157m in 2014 from £97m the year before; underlying EBITDA rose from £14.1m to £32.6m.
The momentum is continuing. In its first quarter, total orders increased by 51 per cent over the comparable period in 2014.
JUST EAT is investing in a Bristol-based technology team; expanding its Latin America operations, driving brand marketing and consumer awareness campaigns and progressing a number of B2B initiatives.
JUST EAT features in:
- Sunday Times Tech Track 2011 and 2012
- Deloitte Fast 50
- Future Fifty Alumnus
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