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Zomato acquires TechEagle Innovations

Updated : December 05, 2018 10:24 PM IST

Zomato acquires TechEagle Innovations, a Lucknow-based startup.

TechEagle develops unmanned aerial vehicles or drones. It specialises in custom-made drones that can carry up to 5 kgs.

It was founded in 2015 by Vikram Singh Meena while studying at IIT-Kanpur. TechEagle will help Zomato move towards drone-based food delivery in India

Zomato is looking to create a hub to hub delivery network powered by hybrid multi-rotor drones

"We believe that robots powering the last mile delivery is an inevitable part of the future & hence is going to be a significant area of investment for us, " said Deepinder Goyal, Founder and CEO, Zomato.

Zomato currently offers food delivery services across 100 cities in India. It has over 1.5 lakh delivery partners as a part of its last mile delivery fleet.
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