Internet Food Delivery App Zomato posted solid revenue growth of 200% yoy in FY2019, a marked acceleration from the 33% revenue growth posted in FY2018. This was driven by the expeditious 310% revenue growth in the delivery segment, which saw a rapid scale-up of orders, from a monthly run-rate of 5 mn orders in March 2018 to 33 mn orders in March 2019. Revenues will likely grow at a strong clip in FY2020 also – compared to US$206 mn of revenues posted in FY2019, Zomato is already at a US$350 mn annualized revenue run-rate currently.
Zomato’s costs shot up by 525% yoy, higher than its revenue growth. We believe this was primarily on account of substantially higher marketing