Initially from Barcelona, Glovo has turn out to be a significant participant in on-demand app supply. And Glovo is not only about ordering meals in your favourite eating places. You can too order groceries, pharmacy gadgets and extra by the app. That's why I’m happy to announce that Glovo founder Oscar Pierre is becoming a member of us TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin,
Glovo has skilled exploding development lately. If the corporate announced Within the final spherical of financing, the corporate was lively in 124 cities in 21 international locations. Most of them are at present in EMEA, Latin America and a few sub-Saharan international locations. Main markets embrace Spain, Argentina, Peru and Italy.
Whereas most orders at Glovo go into eating places, the corporate doesn’t abandon different industries. For instance it has signed a deal with grocery store chain Carrefour to ship hundreds of merchandise in lower than 30 minutes.
The corporate at present employs over 1,000 folks and works with tens of hundreds of unbiased companions for deliveries. It's a traditional construction for on-demand corporations, however will probably be fascinating to listen to how Oscar Pierre picks up on the connection between Glovo and its companions.
Glovo doesn’t need to restrict itself to delivering merchandise from A to B. The corporate has already constructed darkstores that match darkish kitchens for meals. These micro-fulfillment facilities open up a wide range of prospects, equivalent to deliveries in lower than 20 minutes and the flexibility to work across the clock.
Oscar Pierre additionally has an uncommon background when he started his profession as an Aerodynamic Engineer for Airbus. Personally, I cannot wait to listen to how he switched from Airbus to Glovo.
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Aerospace engineer and entrepreneur O scar Pierre is the CEO and co-founder of Glovo. He started his research on the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. After two years, he switched to Georgia Tech within the US to search for higher alternatives.
After commencement, he started his profession as an aerodynamicist at Airbus in Toulouse. After 6 months, he determined to search for new challenges and commit himself to founding a brand new enterprise. Glovo began in early 2015. Previous to this, Pierre already based Zikkomo.com, a solidarity platform with 30 Malawi-sponsored kids, and LoveItLocal.es, a market designed to spice up native craft companies. In January 2017, he was on the 30-under-30 yr checklist of Forbes journal's most influential younger folks.