15 November 2018 - Berlin

Delivery Hero calls for entries for Hero Award for Social Entrepreneurship 2018

Berlin, 15 November 2018 – For the second year running, applications have opened for Delivery Hero’s “Hero Award for Social Entrepreneurship,” which supports startups with a social or environmental mission.

Delivery Hero will donate EUR 15,000 to the winning business, and provide a dedicated mentoring program with some of the world‘s best business and technology experts.

Niklas Östberg, CEO of Delivery Hero, said: “We’ve come a far way as a company, and we are happy to give something back. Delivery Hero is committed to creating positive change, and we want to support entrepreneurs and startups with a similar mission. The Hero Award is one part of an ambitious CSR strategy that we are rolling out in the coming months.“

A jury, including Niklas Östberg, will review applications, based on the following criteria:

  • Business Model: Does the company have a scalable business model? Is there a comprehensive model addressing competitors, revenue, and customer acquisition?
  • Customers: Is the concept something that users want? Does the business have a deep understanding of its users’ needs?
  • Social & Sustainable: Is the business working to improve the Three P’s – people, planet and profit?
  • Innovation & Impact: How original or unique is the solution? What potential does it have to make an impact in our world?

The award is aimed at social entrepreneurs that are making an impact in the food and sustainability sector.

Applications, which are open to European companies, will close on 15 December. Find out more on hero-award.com



About Delivery Hero

Delivery Hero is a leading global online food ordering and delivery marketplace with number one market positions in terms of restaurants, active users and orders in more countries than any of its competitors and online and mobile platforms across 40 countries in Europe, the Middle East & North Africa (MENA), Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region. Delivery Hero also operates its own delivery service in 200+ high-density urban areas around the world. The Company is headquartered in Berlin and has over 21,000 employees, a majority of them employed drivers.

For more information, please visit www.deliveryhero.com.

Media Contact

bodo.braunmuehl 750 x 510

Bodo joined Delivery Hero in 2013. He started as Head of PR, today he is responsible for the company’s corporate communications. Before joining Delivery Hero he worked in the comms area for 20 years, holding various positions in journalism, marketing and PR at companys such as Burda, Springer or Betfair.

Bodo is a graduate of Deutsche Journalistenschule in Munich, and Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin. In addition he holds a master’s degree (German diploma) in ‘Regionalwissenschaften’ from University of Cologne.

Bodo v. Braunmühl

Corporate Spokesperson