Foodme Gets Funding From Idealab

Pasadena-based Foodme, a new startup looking to connect restaurants with diners, has scored new funding from Idealab's New Venture Group. Size of the funding round was not disclosed. According to Foodme founder John Delacruz, the firm is helping to fill seats at restaurants by providing special deals and discounts to users, and has initially launched in Pasadena, with plans to expand into other areas of Los Angeles soon. Delacruz said that the firm is one of the first investments from a new effort at Idealab to invest in outside ideas. More information »