Uber Eats launching in the Philippines

Carl Lamiel, writing for Yugatech;

Uber’s food delivery service Uber Eats is launching in the Philippines, according to the company’s online classifieds.

This will not be the first time a company/startup to take a shot at the food delivery service in the Philippines. Most of them are no longer operating, though Grab, Uber’s main competitor in Southeast Asia, also offer food delivery service called GrabFood.

Malaysia’s Dah Makan raises $1.3M for an organized approach to food delivery

Jon Russell, reporting for TechCrunch;

Dah Makan has become the first food delivery startup to raise significant capital in Southeast Asia this year, bringing some fire back to what has been a popular niche for local investors.

The company has closed a $1.3 million seed funding round from backers that include NFQ Capital, East Ventures, Asia Venture Group and Grupara. A former CEO of Nestlé is among the angel investors to have participated.