Just-Eat acquires ClickEat.itBy Terry, April 24, 2011 2:33 pm
Milan, 24 May 2011
The Just-Eat Group, headquartered in London and with a presence in 12 different countries, have acquired Italian start-up, ClickEat.it, and will over the next 4 years invest several million Euros in the further development of ClickEat.it, to further boost the online food ordering space in the already vibrant Italian e-commerce scene.
ClickEat.it links Italian delivery restaurants with their customers via the internet. Users simply enter their ZIP code into the site and have access to a large variety of restaurants that they can order from and have food delivered to their door, all from the comfort of their computer. More than 200 restaurants in Milan and Rome already benefit from ClickEat.it who can boast a wide selection of cuisines including pizza, sushi, Indian and Mexican.
The acquisition is a big compliment to ClickEat.it
For over four years Antonino Guarnaccia and Ivan Molella have been committed to pushing their business forward as far as they could. Now the founders’team has been rewarded for their commitment and tenacityby Just-Eat’s investment.
ClickEat director Antonino Guarnaccia: “With ClickEat we persuaded thousands of Italians to change their habits and order their pizza online. Thanks to a mix of passion, attention to details and an indestructible faith in our idea we turned ClickEat into a winning recipe. However, we are well aware that we are just getting started, and with Just-Eat’s investment and expertise, ClickEat’s growth and development opportunities are extraordinary. We are all excited about the results ClickEat will be able to achieve, it’ll be great fun!”
Giorgio Ponticelli, Operations Director Just-Eat Group: “Antonino and Ivan have done a great job educating the market about online food ordering. Now we are ready to take the company to the next level and continue spreading the word about ordering food online, easily and securely in the home country of the Pizza.”