GrubHub is an online food ordering company in the United States. Headquartered in Chicago, it was founded in 2004 by Mike Evans and Matt Maloney.GrubHub won the University of Chicago Booth School of Business’s New Venture Challenge in 2006 and received its first round of venture capital in 2007, allowing it to expand its service to Boston and San Francisco. In September 2011, the company announced that it had raised an additional 50 million dollars in capital and was acquiring New York based Dotmenu, the parent company of Campusfood and Allmenus. The acquisition allowed GrubHub to establish a presence on more than 300 college campuses.
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    … employees, for whom company culture and work-life balance is a top priority. Additionally, businesses can use Snapchat to engage candidates more deeply in the recruiting process. HireVue sends candidates “thank you” snaps for coming in for interviews. Increase customer loyalty GrubHub has embraced Snapchat as a way to “bring its irreverent brand…

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    … bidders like Verizon lose interest. Grubhub, Hyatt Join to Reimagine Room Service (Chicago Tribune) Grubhub and Hyatt want to replace old-school cart-and-silver-platter room service with souvlaki from around the corner. The companies have partnered on a new program at three Hyatt hotels — in Miami Beach, Fla., Long Beach, Calif., and Park City, Utah. The 90-day pilot allows hotel guests to order from eight selected restaurants in each market. Get Street Fight Daily in your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter. …

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