HOME COOK OR ORDER OUT? GROCERY VS. MEAL DELIVERY STARTUP FUNDING TRENDS

By CB Insights.
Deals and funding to restaurant/meal delivery and grocery delivery startups have grown dramatically since 2015, as part of an overall expansion of the on-demand economy. However, investor focus has shifted between the two categories over time.

To dive into the state of on-demand dining, we used CB Insights data to compare financing to the two main segments of food delivery startups over time.

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Food truck open and porked in the street

We define grocery delivery startups as those delivering uncooked groceries, including meal kits. We define meal delivery startups as startups delivering cooked meals to consumers from restaurants or from their own centralized kitchens (e.g. Munchery).

Read more at CB Insights.