Freecharge has partnered with restaurant search and discovery platform Zomato to offer swift and secure digital payment option to food lovers.
Customers across 10 cities can now seamlessly pay for their online food orders, in less than 10 seconds using the Freecharge digital wallet - across all the platforms on Zomato. Through this partnership, Freecharge will enable thousands of consumers who place an average of 32,000 orders a day, across over 11,000 restaurants on Zomato, to adopt digital wallet.
Speaking on the partnership, Sudeep Tandon, Chief Business Officer, Freecharge, said, “We are pleased to partner with India’s leading food discovery and ordering platform, Zomato. Through this partnership, we will be able to offer our fast and secure digital payment expertise to the large customer base of Zomato and gain wider acceptance as a payment option. At Freecharge, we aim to make every mundane transaction delightful for our customers, and integrating the Freecharge wallet on Zomato is a perfect way to make customer’s payment experience frictionless and convenient. We will continue to offer new avenues to our patrons to help them realise the need to go cashless for their daily payments.”
Elaborating further on the move, Mukund Kulashekaran, Business Head, online ordering, Zomato said, “The food delivery business is one of our largest priorities at the moment. Our online ordering business has been seeing tremendous growth month on month, and I think that comes from the single-minded focus we have on making our product as convenient as possible for our users. With online payments gaining a larger share of the overall transactions - we are excited to partner with Freecharge wallet, one of the leading wallet providers in the country, as an online payment option for our users, and look forward to a long term association with them.”
Zomato’s food ordering business has crossed the 1-million-order-a-month mark and customers across Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, and Jaipur leverage their services.