• Will Shu, our founder, launched Deliveroo in London alongside his childhood friend, Greg Orlowski


  • Launched in Brighton, the first city outside of London in the UK


  • Continued expansion across the UK
  • First international expansion, launching operations in Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong. 
Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, and the United Arab Emirates, as well as a further 28 cities in the United Kingdom


  • Opened our first delivery-only 'Editions' kitchens in the UK


  • First food delivery player to launch a subscription service, Deliveroo Plus


  • Continued international expansion by entering Taiwan
  • Launched on-demand grocery proposition


  • Further international expansion with launch in Kuwait
  • $575 million funding round led by Amazon. Amazon investment subsequently investigated by the CMA
  • Exited Germany


  • Exited Taiwan
  • CMA cleared Amazon’s investment in Deliveroo


  • Initial Public Offering on 31 March 2021 raising £1.0bn of net proceeds
  • Admitted to the London Stock Exchange on 7 April 2021
  • Developed rider proposition to extend insurance to provide cover for riders who are unwell and cannot work, as well as providing one-off payments for new parents
  • Launched Deliveroo Plus collaboration with Amazon Prime in UKI
  • Launched first Deliveroo Hop rapid grocery store in Central London
  • Exited Spain


  • Deliveroo launches new Engineering Centre in India
  • Launched Deliveroo Plus collaboration with Amazon Prime in France, Italy and UAE
  • Further enhanced rider proposition with first-ofits- kind Voluntary Partnership Agreement with the GMB union
  • Launched in Qatar
  • Exited Australia and the Netherlands
  • Launched £75 million share buyback programme


  • Returned £300 million to shareholders via a £250 million Tender Offer and a £50 million on-market share buyback programme
  • Launched retail proposition