We told you about Zomato’s plan to launch in J’Burg SA here on April 1. The world’s fastest growing online restaurant and nightlife guide has finally launched in South Africa beginning with Johannesburg with an amazing over 2000 restaurants in the city already signed up on its platform.
Zomato.com, available both on the web (http://zomato.com/
When asked about their plans for South Africa, Deepinder Goyal, Founder and CEO, said “We’ve been growing aggressively over the past few months, and South Africa was always on our minds. The market has great potential, with lots of restaurants, and a high internet and smartphone penetration. Moreover, it’s a vibrant country where people are passionate about food. We’ll also be launching in Cape Town soon, and look forward to South Africa becoming a key business hub for us.”
Zomato was founded by Deepinder Goyal and Pankaj Chaddah in July 2008, for restaurants in Delhi. Since then, Zomato has expanded its services to 21 cities in 7 countries.
Headquartered in New Delhi, Zomato began its international expansion with the Middle East market, launching its Dubai section in September 2012, and has quickly expanded to UAE, UK, Qatar, the Philippines and Sri Lanka. Continuing its aggressive international expansion, Zomato has now entered South Africa with Johannesburg as its first market.
With a combined web and mobile traffic of over 11 million users per month, Zomato is ranked among the top 3000 websites in the world, and the top 100 websites in New Delhi and Dubai. (Source: Alexa)
Zomato gets over 11 million users every month, who use the platform to discover the best places to eat around them. Founded by Deepinder Goyal and Pankaj Chaddah in July 2008 for restaurants in New Delhi, Zomato has expanded its services to 21 cities across 7 countries, covering over 94,000 restaurants. Zomato plans to further expand its reach into continental Europe, the Middle East, South America and South-East Asia in 2013.