Hogr, a social platform that enables restaurant and food discovery, has raised Rs.10 Crores in a seed funding round led by Curefoods, key player in the Indian food industry known for housing brands like EatFit and Cakezone. This funding will propel Hogr forward, enabling the expansion of the app’s reach, enhancing features and introducing updates to improve the user experience.
Hogr enables users to discover new restaurants and dishes through personalized recommendations from their contacts, family, friends, and other food enthusiasts whose taste preferences match theirs. It offers tailored suggestions for informed dining choices and building a broad food network with an easy recommendation system.
Jugul Thachery, Founder and CEO, HOGR, stated, “We see HOGR as more than just an app. We strive to create a community where food enthusiasts come together to share the joy of discovering new dishes and places to eat, fostering social connections through this platform. We are elated to have found synergies with Curefood to partner with in our growth journey.”
Harish Harshan, Co-founder and CTO, HOGR, further added, “Curefoods is a pioneer in the food tech sector and having them onboard will help propel Hogr in the right direction. We have some exciting times ahead and are looking forward to create an unparalleled experience in food discovery and social engagement to our users.”
Speaking on the investment, Ankit Nagori, Founder of Curefoods India, highlighted, “We’ve noticed that HOGR addresses and streamlines the challenge of discovering new dishes and restaurants, as well as forms a food community via peer-to-peer recommendations. This aspect intrigued us and motivated our decision to invest in this app.”
Headquartered in Bangalore, HOGR aims to transform the traditional approach to discovering new dishes and restaurants. The app simplifies the process of people discovering new culinary experiences and recommending them to a social network of food enthusiast