|Industry||Online food ordering|
|Headquarters||United States, Delaware|
OpenRest (founded 2011) is a software company that provides restaurant owners with online ordering websites, mobile websites and native mobile apps branded on the restaurant. In total, as of July 2014, more than 1,000 restaurants power their online ordering systems with OpenRest worldwide. The company is based in Delaware with research and development offices in Tel Aviv.
OpenRest was founded in 2010 by Danny Leshem and Yoav Amit. The company first focused on Web applications, before making a significant shift towards mobile development in 2011 as the smartphone market was booming.
By 2013, 300 restaurants had launched their OpenRest-powered ordering application on the App Store. Its R&D office was based in Tel Aviv. In June 2013, OpenRest and RestCloud announced a collaboration to integrate with the cloud based POS messaging solution[buzzword] for restaurants.
In late 2013, OpenRest partnered with Bits of Gold to be the first restaurant online ordering system to provide bitcoin payments to all its clients. In June 2014, OpenRest launched in French. In July 2014, OpenRest integrated with BitPay to expand its bitcoin payment offering.
- Restaurant solution[buzzword]: OpenRest offers a complete online ordering, web and mobile presence solution for restaurants, which includes a website, a mobile website, native mobile applications and Facebook ordering widgets.
- Portal solution: OpenRest partners with local market owners to provide the market with a leading portal solution[buzzword] (website and mobile application). The OpenRest Portal Solution[buzzword] enables consumers to search for a restaurant or a group of restaurants based on various search criteria and place a delivery or takeout order to the selected restaurants.
- Featured Developers – OpenRest, Appcelerator.com, 22 April 2013
- Wix.com Acquires OpenRest to Bring Online & Mobile Ordering to Restaurants Worldwide, Cnbc.com, 29 October 2014
- OpenRest integrates with RestCloud's restaurant-specific messaging terminal, Qsrweb.com, 19 June 2013
- "Buy and Sell Bitcoins in Israel". Bits of Gold. Retrieved 2017-03-09.
- "חשיפת פעילי קהילת ביטקוין ישראל". Telecom News. Retrieved 2017-03-09.
- (in French) Les infos à ne pas rater: OpenRest en français, My Little Paris va ouvrir sa marketplace, Frenchweb.fr, 6 June 2014