Food-delivery race

With this service, Ola is trying battle its direct rival Uber, which started its food delivery service UberEATS, which was started in India with Mumbai in June 2017, and then later expanded to Gurgaon, Bangalore, Chennai, Chandigarh, Delhi, and Hyderabad.

Besides that, the food delivery space is being dominated by players like Swiggy and Zomato. Zomato had started its online ordering service back in March 2015,

Swiggy was founded in August 2014, and is currently available in 8 cities (including Ahmedabad), and Zomato’s food delivery is currently live in 15 cities in India. It claims to have over 9000 restaurant partners live on its platform. For the month of July, Zomato surpassed 3 million online orders, also reported food ordering revenues of $9 million for the financial year ended 31st March 2017 (FY17), around 8 times of FY16. Swiggy’s claims to stand ahead of Zomato with  4 million orders per month.