India's Restaurant discovery app Zomato acquires MaplePOS

April 15, 2015: The India's restaurant discovery app Zomato has acquired MapleOS, a cloud based point of sale system. The worth of the deal is not disclosed officially yet.
                                   
Founded in 2010 and named among 25 most promising internet companies in India, Zomato build a platform that allows users to search and discover service providing information on home delivery, dining out, cafes and nightlife in cities of India and 21 other countries. 

Last year, Zomato launched an app for restaurant owners to update their menus, pictures, details, and special offers in real time. With this acquisition, Zomato moves a step forward in providing business-focused solutions for restaurants, reports TechInAsia.com. And MaplePOS system could be integrated for B2B payments in the application.

Deepinder Goyal, CEO of Zomato said: "There is a lot that can be done if we are able to build a technology platform that connects to restaurants and vice versa. A world-class cloud-based POS system is the step forward towards building that platform."

The acquired company will be named Zomato Base. The service of the MaplePOS will be integrated with the platform in months to come.

Last week, Zomato raised $50M in series F funding from Info Edge, Sequoia Capital and other investors. 
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