Dazo shuts down operations In what seems the inevitable consolidation in the food startup business, Bangalore-based food Dazo has shut down its operations, reports NextBigWhat. The start up had raised an undisclosed amount in a round of seed funding from CommonFloor from Sumit Jain (co-founder and CEO, CommonFloor), Aprameya Radhakrishna (co-founder, TaxiForSure), Alok Goel (former CEO, FreeCharge), Rajan Anandan (MD, Google India), Amit Agrawal (Country Manager, Amazon India) among others. The startup provided users with on-demand food with an option to choose from 8-10 menu items for lunch and dinner. According to the platform, users could place an order in just 3 taps. The platform was available only in Koramangala and Bagmane Tech Park in Bangalore where it claimed to serve over 150 orders a day. *** Zo Rooms launches premium category of rooms Online hotel room booking service Zo Rooms has launched a premium service called Zo Prime, reports NextBigWhat. To begin with, Zo Prime will have 500 rooms across metros and is expected to expand this category to 10,000 rooms within next 12 months across the country. Zo Rooms says it will be aggregating 3-star hotel rooms for this category and prices them at Rs 2,000. Some of the services in the rooms include WiFi, breakfast, early check-in, international calling, 8 inch mattresses, 32 inch LCD TV, air-conditioned rooms, bathtubs, doctor on call, wake-up calls, airport transfers and foreign exchange. In August, Zo Rooms raised $30 million from existing investors Tiger Global Management and Orios Venture Partners. In July, the company raised an undisclosed…
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