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Restaurant discovery app, Zomato now launched in Malaysia

Zomato, the restaurant search and discovery app, has expanded its presence in Southeast Asia with the launch of its Malaysia. It currently operates in more than 22 countries, including India, Australia, Philippines and the United States.

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The Zomato app is now available to users in Malaysia covering over 12,000 restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya and Subang Jaya regions and is available on web and mobile.

The India-based company said that users in Malaysia can now browse through restaurant information, read and write restaurant reviews, as well as build a personal network of trusted foodies on Zomato.

Deepinder Goyal, Founder and CEO of Zomato said, “We’re excited to launch our operations in Malaysia. Southeast Asia has been amazing for us, and we are one of the largest players in our space in Philippines and Indonesia. We are hoping to replicate our success in the region with our Malaysia launch.”

Recently, Zomato also expanded its product offering to include Online Ordering, Table Reservations, Whitelabel Platform and a Point-of-Sale system.

Zomato provides in-depth information for over 1.4 million restaurants across 23 countries. Some facts about Zomato, according to the company:

  • Headquartered in New Delhi (India), Zomato which started 7 years ago currently employs over 3000 people across 23 countries.
  • Zomato recently raised USD 60 million which was led by Singapore investment company, Temasek along with participation from existing investor Vy Capital. This takes Zomato’s total funding to ~USD 225 million – it comes from a close set of four investors – Info Edge, Sequoia India, Vy Capital, and Temasek.
  • Zomato sees over 90 million visits across its web and mobile platforms every month.
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