What's your favourite day to order takeaway? Anecdotal evidence suggests everyday of the week, while order volumes shout Saturday! With so much life packed into our weekends, we need something to help us organize those precious two days when most of us don't have to work. That's where the website Weekend Notes steps in to help. A recent review of hungryhouse on www.weekendnotes.com reminds us that ordering takeaway online from hungryhouse is an essential part of of any weekend.
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The online takeaway ordering website, that inspired Dragon's Den tycoons to shake hands on a £100,000 deal, is now celebrating once again, having welcomed the 2,500th restaurant to the site.
The achievement for hungryhouse.co.uk comes after a particularly successful year; having doubled its number of restaurant partnerships in just 14 months.
After an interview with Shane back in May 2008, Graham Charlton from e-consultancy caught up with Shane and Tony about the progress that hungryhouse has been making since raising investment in early 2008.
These are London's top online entrepreneurs, who have seen their fledgling businesses thrive in the recession.
From jelly makers to a knitting shop they are named today among 20 winners of the BT Business Essence of Entrepreneur competition.
T3, the gadget website, recently published 25 of the best social networking sites and services you should check out before Christmas hits. And of course, hungryhouse.co.uk was one of them!
"Christmas is a time of being with your loved ones, of focusing all your attention on them and sharing good times.
But what if you can’t stand your family, and would much rather be chomping your turkey dinner down in front of the green-ish glow of your computer monitor, instead? Good thing we’ve highlighted 25 websites you should sign up to before Christmas, so you’ll have many networks of strangers to escape to when your aunties start arguing about how to make gravy."
This week, hungryhouse was named in the Up List in Grazia Magazine, alongside rum, jewelled knitwear and the super-stylish M.I.A.
Exclusive company indeed!
We especially liked their 'Hibernation Heaven' alliteration.
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It is meant to breathe life into money-spinning ideas and put fire into the belly of would-be entrepreneurs. But fledgling tycoons seen shaking hands with millionaires on BBC2’s reality TV show Dragons’ Den have revealed that much of the cash shown on screen is never handed over.
Online ordering portals like hungryhouse.co.uk are increasingly important for restaurants, as Chuk Ikeh from Tandoori Magazine finds out.
As technology continues to advance at an astonishing rate - affecting many aspects of consumer lifestyle - various industries and businesses are racking their entrepreneurial brains and flexing their financial muscles to find effective and relevant ways to keep up and, more importantly, keep their customers happy. It is something that has not gone unnoticed by restaurateurs, including those in the Indian sector.
Hungryhouse, a site that helps users find and order takeaways online, came away from a Dragons' Den appearance last year with the promise of a £100,000 investment.
Unfortunately, the deal didn't work out in the end and co-founders Shane Lake and Tony Charles have since received a £150,000 cash injection from elsewhere.
We talked to Shane about the Dragons' Den experience and where they see the site heading...
Two men from Putney whose £100,000 BBC Dragon’s Den deal collapsed within four months of appearing on television have received full backing from two investors who happened to be watching the business venture programme.
Shane Lake and Tony Charles appeared on the show last November and successfully pitched their idea to the infamous dragons, with James Caan and Duncan Bannatyne initially investing £100,000 in exchange for 50 per cent of their business...