Foodpanda launches dedicated technology centre in Bengaluru


Foodpanda, the online marketplace for food, has announced its dedicated technology store in Bengaluru. In the recent stage of this technology centre, Foodpanda focuses to strengthen the technology, enhance product capabilities and end-user experience.
Post acquisition by cab aggregator Ola, Foodpanda is ramping up its hiring and operations. Foodapanda also announced their blueprint to hire 100 tech-savvy people from India and abroad in the span of six to nine months.The tech centre will be functional in a couple of weeks and will be headed by Nitin Gupta, head of Engineering, who has worked with Flipkart and Ola in the past.

The statement from the company said, “The tech centre will extensively work on re-imagining the product, integrating functions and introducing specialized domains of machine learning and data sciences. This would be directed to develop more personalized offerings for the restaurant partners and millions of prospective customers in the country.”

Pranay Jivrajka, the CEO, Foodpanda India, said, “Through the technology centre in Bengaluru, we envision to bring together the best team of tech enthusiasts working on building a future-ready product. Leveraging robust data sciences and machine learning, we intend to personalize offerings for all our stakeholders.”

In future, the centre will also be used for R&D purpose to incorporate best practices from around the world. The reason behind all these announcements is Foodpanda India’s plan to invest in India marketplace to expand their network. The strategy for strengthening Foodpanda’s market in India is to give tough competition to market leaders Swiggy and Zomato.