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Chowbus is an online food ordering, payment and delivery platform based in Chicago that was founded in 2016 by Suyu Zhang and Linxin Wen. The company links Asian restaurants to its customers in North America and Australia.[1] At the time of its Series A round it served 20 cities with some menu in Mandarin and Cantonese.[2] The cuisines include Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese and Indian.[3]


The company raised a $33 million Series A round in July 2020.[4][2] In October 2020, it announced an additional $30 million investment by existing investors.[1]


  1. ^ a b Dallke, Jim (October 14, 2020). "Asian food delivery startup Chowbus raises another $30M". Chicago Inno. American City Business Journals. Retrieved November 13, 2020.
  2. ^ a b Shieber, Jonathan (July 22, 2020). "Investors drop off $33 million for Chowbus, a delivery service for 'mom and pop' Asian restaurants". Tech Crunch. Retrieved November 13, 2020.
  3. ^ Baker, Suzanne (July 20, 2018). "Chowbus service delivers dishes from Chicago's Chinatown to Naperville residents". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved November 13, 2020.
  4. ^ Engel, Liz (July 28, 2020). "Chowbus, The Delivery App For 'Mom And Pop' Asian Restaurants, Just Raised $33 Million. So What's Next?". Forbes. Retrieved November 13, 2020.