Standing Among Giants, Chowly Scales Up

Amid a stand of redwoods—the likes of Toast, NCR and Olo—Chowly is more of a Douglas fir, stately if not the tallest one in the forest. Now at 100 employees after buying guest experience provider Koala earlier this year, the order integration platform is branching out and democratizing premium online ordering experiences for the smaller …

DevourGO and Chowly Team to Bring Next Gen Food Ordering to Restaurants with Easy Integration

New revenue channel for restaurants seamlessly syncs menus and injects orders. The partnership with Chowly allows restaurants to start leveraging these guest experiences even before they understand all the web3 technology that makes them possible.” — Shelly RupelPHOENIX, AZ, UNITED STATES, March 7, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — Devour, creator of DevourGO, the web3 food ordering marketplace, announced …

Chowly Announces Acquisition of Koala

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chowly, a restaurant technology company that integrates third-party delivery marketplaces with point-of-sale (POS) systems, today announced its acquisition of Koala, a guest experience platform that empowers established and emerging restaurant brands to elevate their digital ordering experience across web, app and kiosk to drive immediate results. The combined business will represent over 16,000 restaurant locations …

How Chowly’s Koala buy will broaden online ordering access for SMBs

With Koala’s enterprise-level digital ordering capabilities, Chowly will be able to offer a user-facing tool for its small and midsize restaurant clients. Prior to buying Koala, the company’s first acquisition, Chowly’s management knew it wasn’t interested in a buyout for consolidation alone, Chowly CEO Sterling Douglass said. Finding an acquisition target with a complimentary culture and …

Chowly Announces Acquisition of Koala

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chowly, a restaurant technology company that integrates third-party delivery marketplaces with point-of-sale (POS) systems, today announced its acquisition of Koala, a guest experience platform that empowers established and emerging restaurant brands to elevate their digital ordering experience across web, app and kiosk to drive immediate results. The combined business will represent over 16,000 restaurant locations …

TECH ROUNDUP: THE CASE FOR GOOGLE ORDERING

I have written frequently about Google ordering over the past year or so. I thought it would be one of the biggest trends of 2021, and at the end of the year I was a bit surprised that I wasn’t hearing more about it.  The feature added in 2018 allows customers to order from a restaurant within …

Chowly Nabs Grubhub Integration

Two Chicago delivery-focused brands are finally formally integrated now that Chowly has entered into a partnership with Grubhub to bring its menu management and order fulfillment solution to restaurants on the Grubhub marketplace.  This new partnership allows Chowly and Grubhub to closely collaborate on configuration and onboarding efforts for their mutual restaurant clients. By leveraging …

Chowly and Grubhub partner to drive online orders for restaurants

Chowly has partnered with online food ordering and delivery marketplace Grubhub to help restaurants with online orders amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Chowly has partnered with online food ordering and delivery marketplace Grubhub to help restaurants with online orders amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The collaboration will leverage Grubhub’s point-of-sale (POS) technology and Chowly’s domain knowledge to …

Your Fare Raises ‘All Angel’ Round of $2.4 Million

Your Fare, one of the handful of service companies helping restaurant operators make sense of digital delivery, announced a successful venture funding round of $2.4 million. Founder and CEO Chris Monk said the company, which started as a basic accounting tool for online delivery services, has evolved into a more robust offering, including a singular …

Chowly CEO on Divide Between Small, Large Delivery Restaurants

Way back in 2015 when Chicago-based delivery integrator Chowly was just getting started, CEO Sterling Douglass was still licking his wounds after a previous business shut down after a six-month run when he started to realize the potential as thousands of restaurants tried to consolidate delivery operations into their existing software. A mere three-and-a-half years …