Olo teams up with Qu to digitize card swipes at the POS

Olo is moving a step closer to its goal of digitizing 100% of restaurant orders thanks to a new integration that will allow it to digitize card swipes at the point-of-sale for the first time.  The restaurant software provider is partnering with POS company Qu to offer its digital payment processing tool, Olo Pay, as …

me&u & Mr Yum join forces to become the world’s #1 mobile ordering and payments platform

We are super excited to announce that me&u and Mr Yum are merging. I am humbled that two Aussie startups are coming together to take on the world. It’s a truly momentous moment for our teams & believers – this is because of you. Below is the script from my team announcement that shares the story …

‘No such thing as a free lunch’: Here’s why experts are questioning new DoorDash rewards credit card

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Chase is making it easier for consumers to spend money on fast food, announcing a collaboration with DoorDash this week, and launching a rewards Mastercard that will net food delivery devotees big rewards. But financial experts are questioning if 4% cash back on direct-to-consumer dining is absolutely necessary. “There’s no such …

DoorDash is adding support for cash — but not in its main app

Image Credits: DoorDash Restaurant delivery service DoorDash announced today it will begin to support the ability for customers to pay with cash for their online orders. But there’s a catch — the feature is only being rolled out to DoorDash’s white-label delivery solution for restaurants, DoorDash Drive, which allows restaurant owners to offer delivery from their own website or …

Grubhub, Transact Campus beef up student ordering options

Dive Brief: Dive Insight: Grubhub, which has been struggling to expand U.S, marketshare in recent years, is plotting growth via campus delivery and ordering solutions, including partnerships with several delivery robot firms. Grubhub and Transact previous partnered in 2021 to enable students using Transact’s campus cash cards to order from Grubhub partner firms who are approved off-campus merchants. Grubhub and …

DoorDash adds cash payment option to Drive product

Dive Brief: Dive Insight: DoorDash’s latest updates are particularly focused on pizza restaurants. Twenty percent of pizza orders fulfilled on DoorDash Drive where cash on delivery was enabled were paid for with cash, the company said.  Merchants previously shared that some customers preferred to pay with cash and some individuals didn’t have an alternative, the …

ONE-CLICK CHECKOUT IS PAYING OFF FOR OLO

One year ago, restaurant tech supplier Olo launched a new product called Olo Pay. It was designed to cut down on credit card fraud and make payments faster for online guests.  It was a new vertical for Olo, which was focused on online ordering, delivery integration and dispatching. But CEO Noah Glass said it was something the …

Noah Glass: Shifting From ‘Borderless’ Pay to Autonomous Delivery

In the wake of the off-premises revolution, Olo founder and CEO Noah Glass has turned his attention to reinventing the experience of dining inside restaurants. With guests identified by their phone number or even biometrics like a face or eye scan, his goal is giving every guest the everybody-knows-your-name experience of a seasoned regular. After …

Olo Expands Borderless Functionality for Accelerated Guest Checkout

Olo Inc. (NYSE:OLO), a leading open SaaS platform for restaurants that enables hospitality at every guest touchpoint, today announced additional availability of Borderless functionality for all Olo Pay customers, unlocking the benefits of streamlined payment across a broader set of Olo’s network of 600 brands, transforming the checkout experience for guests. This feature along with …

Olo Unveils ‘Borderless’ Checkout with Virtual Event

Paying the bill will soon involve less friction for customers thanks to a new product from Olo, dubbed Borderless, that’s designed to speed and streamline payments across its network of 600 brands. The delivery integration provider claims the update will transform the checkout experience for guests, and unlock increased revenue and data capturing potential for …