Mexican foodtech Parrot raises $9.5 million – Tech Viral Tips

Parrot, the Mexican foodtech that develops technology to optimize the country’s restaurant operations, will today announce that it has raised $9.5 million in a Series A investment round, an amount it will use to develop the ParrotConnect solution and continue its expansion. Will do to keep Whole country.

“This capital increase represents the beginning of a new phase for Parrot, as well as another step in our mission to contribute to the digitization of the restaurant industry. We look to optimize the operations of the sector’s businesses in Mexico and Latin America. We continue to grow and work to offer our technology to our customers”, commented Parrot CEO Roberto Cebrián.

The round was led by F Prime Capital Fund, which has an investment portfolio of over 200 companies. The company aims to make ParrotConnect a business platform for the restaurant industry.

ParrotConnect technology centralizes restaurant operations with functionalities such as integration of orders across platforms Delivery, table service; command module Online Integrating your own online store into the point of sale; configuration of personnel permissions; menu editor; Management of kitchen areas; Payment types, as well as real-time reports.

Since 2021, when ParrotConnect began operations, it has more than 500 restaurants in Mexico using the platform. Established in April 2020 in Monterrey, Nuevo León, by Roberto Cebrian and David Villarreal, the company has more than 60 employees. With the investment, the company will continue its expansion process throughout the republic, as it currently operates only in the capital of Mexico City, Riviera Maya and Neolon.

Sanulac will enter the supplement market

According to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), by 2050 it is projected that 23 out of every 100 residents in Mexico will be over the age of 60. In addition, studies in developed countries report a prevalence of malnutrition of about 15 percent in older adults, 23 percent to 62 percent in hospitalized patients, and about 85 percent or more in nursing homes.

In this sense, they tell us that Sanulac Nutrition Mexico, which directs Mario Sanchez, plans to invest more than 40 million pesos this year, as well as getting ready to launch a new line of nutritional supplements focused on older adults with malnutrition. It is a product that is pioneered in France, and which is specifically designed to cover deficits in elderly people with severe malnutrition.

invests in vinte homie

Vinte, who directs sergio lilMade a strategic investment in Mexican startup Homi, a technology platform focused on housing rentals with the aim of creating shared synergies.

“The investment in Homi has been made with a clear vision in digitizing our data and machine learning, With potential synergies to complement the business model”, assures Lee Aguirre.

Vint did not disclose the amount invested in Homi.

In 2017, Vinte began its journey as a proptech company using the technological tools with which they have built their own cloud, in addition to using machine learning, artificial intelligence and prediction algorithms, which have allowed 42 percent of its sales to be done entirely through digital means.

Vinte sells through its tech platform, new homes and properties with a total value of $130 million, the equivalent of owning more than 2,600 homes in six states.