NEWS: The new food delivery app being launched in Durban will aim to break into and service markets dominated by Uber Eats and also tapping into areas that have not yet been targeted. Dryvar Foods is a brand new smartphone app enabling users to source their favourite meals from local Durban restaurants.
The Durban-based startup by entrepreneur Priven Reddy will be upsetting the market as it will add a streak of competition with popular Uber Eats app. The Dryvar app allows users to order between 08:00 AM – 10:00 PM, seven days a week with a wide range of options to choose from. The food delivery app is also powered by Amazon artificial intelligence and marketing machine learning software, which Dryvar Foods has customised to its service offering. The Dryvar Foods app is currently available to service customers throughout most of the Durban area including specific neighbourhoods of Phoenix, Verulam, Chatsworth, Durban North, Umhlanga Rocks and Ballito. Given the challenging times of the coronavirus pandemic, the company says their drivers will undergo stringent health checks on a daily basis, in line with government protocols.
Speaking to Newsbreak Lotus FM, chief executive officer of the Dryvar app service, Priven Reddy says each parcel will be tamper-proof sealed, and if broken upon delivery, the product will be deemed unfit for consumption.
Priven Reddy, a South African entrepreneur and investor in multiple tech & blockchain startups, is a self-made millionaire, who helms over five successful companies with approximately 380 employees. “I’ve learnt that people operate at their best when they leave their comfort zones. That’s when the adrenaline kicks in and the magic happens,” says Priven in his interview with Entrepreneur Magazine.
He also added, “But you also need to develop a success mindset. You need to know who you are and what you stand for. Without a firm set of values – or codes – you can lose your way.”
Source inputs: Entrepreneur.com | SABC NEWS |
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