Swiggy begins charging Rs 2 'platform fee' per food order from users
The company told IANS that the additional charges are being levied only on food orders on the main platform and does not apply on Instamart users. "The platform fee is a nominal flat fee charged on food orders. This fee helps us operate and improve our platform and enhance app features to deliver a seamless app experience," a Swiggy spokesperson said in a statement.
Swiggy CTO moves on to start his entrepreneurial venture
In a statement to IANS, Swiggy said that Vaz will continue in his role till May and will be associated with the company for an extended period in an advisory role. "Madhusudan Rao will take over as CTO. Madhu has been with Swiggy for over four years and has decades of tech leadership experience with a proven track record of understanding what our customers need," the company said.
US-based investors significantly cut market valuation of BYJU's, Swiggy
New York-based investment firm BlackRock in a private assessment has slashed the valuation of edtech major BYJU's to $11.15 billion from its $22 billion valuation that the company keeps referring to, according to a report in The Arc, citing the filings. "BYJU's is India's most valued startup. If other investors follow BlackRock, it may translate into the first major downgrade of an Indian decacorn after Flipkart in 2016," the report said.
Online boom, or bane? Customer gripes also pile up against delivery boys
Prapthi posted a screenshot of the message on her Twitter handle while narrating her ordeal. "I'm sure that most women on here can relate to this. I got a grocery delivery from Swiggy Instamart on Tuesday night (June 14, 2022). The delivery guy sent me creepy messages on WhatsApp today (June 16, 2022). Not the first time, not the.
Food apps' defence: Physical, mental health of delivery partners our priority
Swiggy told IANS that it is enabling a consistent earning and upskilling opportunity for over 3,00,000 delivery executives across the country, apart from a healthy and safe work environment. This includes but is not limited to accident death cover, medical insurance, bereavement leave, mental wellness, and on-call doctor support.
Delivery boys being harassed in Delhi, says Swiggy; Zomato raises concern too
A Swiggy spokesperson told IANS that their delivery executives are being wrongly issued challans despite the notification being applicable only to bike taxi service providers. "Some challans that have been issued to our delivery executives are in excess of Rs 15,000," said the company spokesperson.
Swiggy announces Dineout offerings for all users
This integration will enable millions of Swiggy users to choose from tens of thousands of dining-out options and avail discounts at over 18,000 plus restaurants across 24 cities. The service available across 24 cities include Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Indore, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Nagpur, Goa (North & South), Kochi, Surat, Agra, Udaipur, and Vadodara.