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Lunchbox launches free online ordering system for independents

Launch of Lunchbox Essential

Pitch Deck Teardown: Lunchbox's $50 million Series B deck

Review frow TC editor, Haje Jan Kamps, on Lunchbox's Series B pitch deck

How Can Restaurants Win Repeat Customers? Create an Emotional Tie, Loyalty Experts

Nabeel Alamgir attends the Food on Demand Conference in Vegas and announces the launch of Lunchbox Rails.

Lunchbox Launches Order Integration Tool

Lunchbox announces the launch of Lunchbox Rails, the first advanced all-in-one integrations system for managing third-party online ordering built for operators. The company also unveiled the Lunchbox Scholarship Fund - a new program that provides financial support to workers in the restaurant industry who are interested in furthering their education.

Lunchbox Launches Food Tech Zine To Increase Understanding of Restaurant Sustainability

Lunchbox announces the launch of Lunchbox Zine, a new print publication that's addressing the latest issues happening in the food and restaurant industry. It will be the first produced and printed publication from the Lunchbox Publishing House.

Meals in the metaverse a new frontier for restaurants?

Nabeel Alamgir sits down for an interview with Kate Rogers to talk about the future of restaurants in the metaverse.

Papa Gino’s partners with Lunchbox to Innovate and Enhance its Digital Guest Experience

Lunchbox announced that each of its products have been selected as a digital partner by Papa Gino’s.

Papa Gino's, D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches hires execs to upgrade customer experience

Lunchbox announced that each of its products have been selected as a digital partner by Papa Gino’s.

Coatue leads another infusion into Lunchbox, which sees ghost kitchens leading restaurant tech revolution

Lunchbox, a collection of modern and creative online ordering solutions for enterprise restaurant chains and ghost kitchens, today announced the closing of a $50 million Series B funding round led by Coatue with participation from existing investors Primary and 645 Ventures as well as executives from DoorDash, Sweetgreen, and &pizza.

Lunchbox Gets Another $50M as Restaurants Continue to Go Digital

Lunchbox, a collection of modern and creative online ordering solutions for enterprise restaurant chains and ghost kitchens, today announced the closing of a $50 million Series B funding round led by Coatue with participation from existing investors Primary and 645 Ventures as well as executives from DoorDash, Sweetgreen, and &pizza.

LUNCHBOX RAISES $50M WITH CONTRIBUTIONS FROM SWEETGREEN, DOORDASH EXECS

Lunchbox, a collection of modern and creative online ordering solutions for enterprise restaurant chains and ghost kitchens, today announced the closing of a $50 million Series B funding round led by Coatue with participation from existing investors Primary and 645 Ventures as well as executives from DoorDash, Sweetgreen, and &pizza.

The Tussle Over Location Based Pay

Lunchbox's Director of People Ops, Eric Doran, was featured in the BBC talking about the company's comp structure and why location-based pay can work.

Lunchbox CEO Nabeel Alamgir wants to take restaurant branding out of the digital dark ages

Lunchbox CEO and co-founder, Nabeel Alamgir, sits down with NRN to talk about the future of restaurants. He was also featured on NRN's 2022 Power List.

Meet the Restaurant Industry's 12 Digital Disruptors

For the first time, QSR searched the digital ranks to find 12 leaders disrupting the restaurant landscape. Lunchbox CEO, Nabeel Alamgir was featured alongside a series of other founders and CEOs.

Forbes 30 Under 30 List 2022

Lunchbox co-founders, Andrew Boryk and Hadi Rashid, were named Forbes 30 Under 30 for the Enterprise Tech category.

Lunchbox launches website as part of rebranding

Lunchbox unveiled an updated logo, visual identity and website.

Sparkfly, Lunchbox team to offer personalized offers

Sparkfly, an offer management solutions company, and Lunchbox, are teaming up to offer customers personalized offers, rewards, communications, and digital mobile and online ordering capabilities.

Restaurants are at war with Uber Eats, Grubhub, and DoorDash over profit-hurting fees. These 7 food-tech startups have raised millions to help restaurateurs win.

Restaurants are looking for alternatives to DoorDash, UberEats and their hefty fees, which can be up to 30% per order. These startups charge restaurants substantially smaller fees for delivery and share consumer data — information that the bigger players share infrequently.

NASCAR's delivery-only restaurant revving up

Lunchbox, an online ordering company for restaurants, and Virtual Dining Concepts, a collection of delivery-only restaurant concepts, is revving up the engines of a virtual restaurant brand: NASCAR Refuel.

Lunchbox Buys Online Restaurant Maketplace Spread

Lunchbox is buying small online restaurant marketplace Spread as it looks to build a more restaurant-friendly version of giant aggregators like DoorDash and Grubhub.

Lunchbox Acquires Spread, Commission-Free Delivery Platform

Lunchbox acquired Spread, a commission-free delivery and takeout service that positions itself as a more restaurant-friendly alternative to large-scale delivery platforms.

Lunchbox Acquires Restaurant Marketplace Spread

By 2022, Alamgir hopes to bring Lunchbox’s fee-free marketplace global. The company plans to launch in a few international markets by the end of this year.

C3 PARTNERS WITH LUNCHBOX ON CITIZENS GO APP

C3’s newest culinary community now comes with an app focused on generating first-party orders. The operator of more than 200 ghost kitchens and brick-and-mortar restaurants partnered with Lunchbox to create the Citizens Go mobile app, allowing customers to order food for pickup directly from their ghost kitchen, bypassing third-party marketplaces.

FROM THE DRIVE-THRU TO THE KITCHEN, TECHNOLOGY WILL CONTINUE TO SOLVE PROBLEMS

Ask almost any operator and they’ll agree that the restaurant industry was headed toward a digital, off-premise-focused business before 2020 and that COVID-19 just accelerated that process.

MILLENIAL CHANGE MAKERS

Nabeel Alamgir worked his way up from bussing tables at Bareburger, his first job after arriving in the U.S. from Bangladesh as a teen, to being the company’s CMO. His years at Bareburger gave him the inspiration for Lunchbox, his tech startup.

SOME NYC RESTAURANTS TIRE OF FORKING OVER DELIVERY-APP FEES

In recent years, New York City restaurants have complained about the fees that third-party ordering and delivery platforms, such as Grubhub and DoorDash, charge them. Those concerns have only escalated during the pandemic, when dining spots have become more dependent on meals to go for their financial survival.

NABEEL ALAMGIR OF LUNCHBOX: 5 THINGS I WISH SOMEONE TOLD ME BEFORE I BECAME A C-SUITE EXECUTIVE

Building a culture of teamwork, trust, and empowerment creates a better environment for everyone involved internally and externally. It’s important to support one another and push team members to do great things because you genuinely believe in their potential.

PAR TECHNOLOGY INGRETRATES LUNCHBOX INTO BRINK POS

Point-of-sale provider ParTech has added functionality for Lunchbox, a fast-growing provider of restaurant delivery integration and marketing software, into its Brink POS platform.

HOW THIS FOUNDER IS HELPING RESTAURANTS RECLAIM THEIR POWER

If there's one thing that makes Nabeel Alamgir fume, it's watching eateries pay exorbitant fees to tech companies. In an industry known for razor-thin margins even in ideal circumstances, third-party platforms like GrubHub and Uber Eats can charge commissions of 15 to 30 percent per transaction.

CLEAN JUICE THRIVES IN SALES, GROWTH AND GUEST EXPERIENCE

Clean Juice, a USDA-certified organic juice bar franchise released its 2020 fourth quarter financial report indicating that the franchise's key performance indicators have exceeded expectations, despite a global pandemic and the company's typical seasonality impact.

GHOST KITCHENS SEE FRESH OPPORTUNITIES IN MALLS, HOTELS

Ghost kitchens have entered a new phase. After a strong year that saw the multibrand, delivery-only facilities become part of the restaurant mainstream, companies that operate them are beginning to pursue opportunities for the format outside of their own four walls.

FOOD TECH STARTUP LUNCHBOX, BACKED BY $20 MILLION IN VC FUNDING, HAS LAUNCHES TWO ANTI - GRUBHUB ORDERING SITE

Lunchbox is a tech disruptor out to beat delivery companies like GrubHub by offering restaurant alternatives for food delivery and carryout.

WHAT IS THE ANTI-GRUBHUB

Last week, a company called Lunchbox unveiled a new website: notgrubhub.org. A rep for the company described the site over email as “a non-profit site helping Americans order from and directly support over 100,000 establishments across the country.”

FORMER BAREBURGER CMO LAUNCHES NOTGRUBHUB

Former NYC restaurant operators have launched a website to drive guests to restaurants only offering first-party ordering.

LUNCHBOX FOUNDER FOCUSES ON BREAKING THIRD-PARTY DEPENDENCE

As the outspoken CEO of a tech company trying to break restaurant dependency on third-party delivery services, Nabeel Alamgir of Lunchbox is more of a happy warrior than an angry naysayer. Even in saying “the bad guys are winning” when talking about the largest delivery providers, his message of restaurant independence feels like equal parts pep talk and rallying cry.

GRUBHUB'S LATEST ONLINE ORDERING TOOLS WON'T CHARGE MARKETING FEES

The delivery aggregator's new Direct Order Toolkit that allows restaurant partners to add either a direct link for use in email marketing and social media, a direct 'order now' button on their website or a QR code on printed materials.

WHAT RECENT FUNDING ROUND TO COMPANIES LIKE LUNCHBOX TELL US ABOUT THE FUTURE OF THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY

If you want an idea of what the restaurant industry could look like in a post-pandemic environment, look at where the money is going.

LUNCHBOX RAISES $20M TO HELP RESTAURANTS BUILD THEIR OWN ORDERING EXPERIENCES

With many restaurants forced to rely entirely on the delivery and takeout business during the pandemic, there’s been a lot of discussion about whether the industry can survive while paying hefty fees to delivery platforms like Uber Eats and Grubhub.

BACKED BY PROMINENT RESTAURATEURS, LUNCHBOX RAISES $20M

Online ordering company Lunchbox has raised $20 million in a Series A funding round, the company said Wednesday.

THIS UNDER-THE-RADAR STARTUP WANTS TO HELP RESTAURANTS TAKE ON UBER EATS AND GRUBHUB. HERE'S A LOOK AT ITS VISION TO BECOME THE SHOPIFY OF RESTAURAN

Alamgir's current target means taking down companies with millions of users and even more funding: third-party restaurant delivery apps like GrubHub and UberEats.

IN A POST-NDA WORLD, DOES TRANSPARENCY HELP FOUNDERS IDENTIFY CONFLICTS OF INTEREST?

Nabeel Alamgir, CEO and founder of Lunchbox, struggled to raise his first institutional check for his restaurant tech startup. After searching for more than a year, Alamgir found an investor who understood his vision. Better yet, the investor had connections to restaurants in New York City that Alamgir wanted to land.

CLEAN JUICE LAUNCHES MOBILE APP WITH LUNCHBOX

Clean Juice, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based organic juice bar franchise, has launched a branded mobile app under a partnership with Lunchbox, an omnichannel platform for New York-based restaurants.

LUNCHBOX RAISING SERIES A AMID HEATED ONLINE FOOD ORDERING SPACE, CEO SAYS

In 2019, Bareburger launched their reimagined omnichannel app and web ordering, in partnership with Lunchbox for no initial development cost and a recurring monthly fee. Previously, their mobile and website ordering interfaces did not “talk to each other,” and the consumer interface was confusing, to say the least.

UNDAUNTED BY PANDEMIC, CLEAN JUICE SELECTS LUNCHBOX FOR APP UPGRADE

Lunchbox co-founder and CEO Nabeel Alamgir: Lunchbox enables restaurants of all sizes to deliver the best digital ordering experiences to their customers by simplifying the solution. By creating powerful omnichannel systems, restaurants are able to take back their digital real estate.

TECH NYC JUNE COMPANY TO WATCH

Lunchbox co-founder and CEO Nabeel Alamgir: Lunchbox enables restaurants of all sizes to deliver the best digital ordering experiences to their customers by simplifying the solution. By creating powerful omnichannel systems, restaurants are able to take back their digital real estate.

HOW THE UBER AND POSTMATES MERGER IMPACTS THE INDUSTRY

The food delivery market is quickly changing, and restaurateurs nationwide are left wondering how this evolution will affect their industry.

10 EMERGING FOOD TECH PLATFORMS SET TO POWER THE FUTURE OF FOOD

Out of adversity, comes invention and opportunity. In these challenging times, it’s more important to be able to pivot, transition, and adapt than ever before. With movement restricted and social distancing measures becoming the new normal for restaurants, we have seen an acceleration in the move to digital technology for food businesses.

PANDEMIC UPS THE ANTE FOR DIGITAL RESTAURANT ORDERS, DELIVERY

Lunchbox is looking to shift this dynamic with a flat-fee model for restaurants—as opposed to charging per transaction or taking a percentage of each transaction.

HOW BAREBURGER TOOK BACK A MAJORITY SHARE OF THEIR DIGITAL ORDERS FROM THIRD-PARTY COMPANIES

The 38-unit better-burger chain just passed 51% ownership of digital orders, giving them more control over data and customer experience

7 WAYS RESTAURANTS CAN DELIVER FOOD AMID CORONAVIRUS FEARS

As COVID-19 spread, restaurateurs are looking for ways to continue operating, without compromising the health of their employees or consumers.

LUNCHBOX AND ENIAC LAUNCH A WEBSITE FOR SUPPORTING LOCAL BUSINESSES

A new website called Help Main Street is offering a simple way for people to pitch in by searching or browsing through local business listings, then purchasing gift cards (or making Square payments).

LUNCHBOX RAISES $2M TO SIMPLIFY OMNICHANNEL ORDERING FOR SMALLER RESTAURANTS

Lunchbox, a relatively new entrant to the restaurant-tech scene, just announced a $2 million seed round for its software that simplifies restaurants’ task of managing orders from multiple sales channels.

NASCAR's delivery-only restaurant revving up

Lunchbox, an online ordering company for restaurants, and Virtual Dining Concepts, a collection of delivery-only restaurant concepts, is revving up the engines of a virtual restaurant brand: NASCAR Refuel.

Restaurants are at war with Uber Eats, Grubhub, and DoorDash over profit-hurting fees. These 7 food-tech startups have raised millions to help restaurateurs win.

Lunchbox, LoCo Co-ops, FoodBoss, Owner.com, and Coco are part of a growing list of startups giving restaurants a break on costly delivery fees.