Jakarta-based food discovery apptoday announced US$8 million Series B financing co-led by and , followed by , , , , and .
The company plans to use the funding to develop features in its core mobile and web app as well as ramp up marketing and promotional efforts.
The Series B round was announced as part of the Indonesian government delegation’sto Silicon Valley to meet tech giants and major VC firms.
Officiated by, Indonesia’s Minister of Communications and Informatics, it is the second deal announced from the visit since announced a with for Project Loon.
“In the same way that chat and transport apps have transformed the way we communicate and travel every day, my vision is for Qraved to become the exclusive platform for Indonesians to connect with food,” said, CEO of Qraved.
“With this latest round of financing, I believe that we are well-positioned for success in this market,” he added.
Since late 2014, Qraved has rapidly gained traction with more than 1 million monthly users growth within six months.
The startup is also the exclusive F&B app partner for theproject, where it works to help local culinary venues get discovered, as well as endorse clean and reliable street food.
“With the company’s remarkable progress over the past year and its solid management team, we believe that Qraved is poised for great things ahead,” said, Managing Partner at Gobi Partners.
is a portfolio company of Convergence Ventures