beU Delivery Enters Ecommerce Market

beU Delivery, one of the largest food delivery startups in Ethiopia, has expanded its services into the ecommerce space. beU now offers a wide range of products on its platform, including grocery items, flowers, gifts, pharmaceuticals, books, and bakery items.

The startup, which has previously indicated that its long-term goal is to become a super app covering online-to-offline (O2O) services, has been fast-growing since its launch in 2021.

In 2022, beU raised $300,000 from the China-based accelerator MiraclePlus (formerly Y Combinator China).

beu offers fast bike door-to-door deliveries and started with very low delivery prices. In the beginning, customers could enjoy the convenience of deliveries for as little as 15 birr. However, the pricing landscape has undergone a significant shift, with costs nearly tripling with an additional introduction of service charg…

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beU Delivery Raises $300,000 from Chinese Accelerator

beU Delivery, one of the largest food delivery platforms in Ethiopia, has raised $300,000 from the China-based accelerator MiraclePlus (formerly Y Combinator China), sources told Shega.

beU secured the funding after being accepted into MiraclePlus’s Fall 2022 accelerator program. As an accelerator, MiraclePlus invests $300,000 in all selected startups and then accelerates them through a 10-week program.

Although the news has only recently become public, the investment was actually closed approximately seven months ago. Despite attempts to reach out via email, both beU Delivery and MiraclePlus did not respond to inquiries from Shega.

Last month, Hao Zheng wrote on social media, “beU delivery was funded by MiraclePlus (formerly Y Combinator China). Can vouch for its quality – some of my batch mates were the smartest founders I know.”

With the goal of helping early-stage startups really take off MiraclePlus organizes a 3-month Accelerator Program twice a…

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beU Food Delivery Expands to Tanzania

beU delivery, an on-demand food delivery service in Ethiopia, is expanding its services to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

The expansion comes after beU completed a two-million-dollar seed funding, following its completion of an acceleration program at Y Combinator, an American technology startup accelerator. 

beU, which is currently recruiting team members in Dar es...

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