Amazon is investing millions in Deliveroo in a boost to the UK food delivery service as it takes on a rival such as Uber Eats in a competitive market.
The online giant is the lead investor in a $575m financing round, which also includes existing investors T Rowe Price, Fidelity Management and Research Company, and Greenoaks. Deliveroo said it had raised a total of $1.5bn since it launched in 2013.
Deliveroo said the new investment would allow it to deliver to more customers by expanding its geographic reach and grow its engineering team based at its London headquarters.
Will Shu, the founder and chief executive of Deliveroo, said the investment would result in the creation of more jobs in all of the countries in which it operates. Continue to read on LuxHerald.com
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