Chowbus is a food delivery platform providing high-quality authentic Asian food, empowering local independent restaurants and stores through the technology.

Chowbus curates featured dishes from selected ethnic restaurants daily and delivers them fresh and hot to your home or office affordably with the tap of your cell phone.

Chowbus was founded in 2015 by Suyu Zhang and Linxin Wen. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.


Chowbus provides dish-centric mobile ordering experience for consumers to easily explore and order authentic ethnic food and we empower local ethnic restaurants with the technology, tools, and marketing to grow their business.


Chowbus pitches its lack of hidden fees, and its footprint across 20 cities in North America, including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, the Bay Area, Seattle, and many others. In Los Angeles, the company offers menus in Mandarin and Cantonese and allows its users to bundle in a single delivery dishes from multiple restaurants.


Chowbus is backed by Altos Ventures, Meritech Capital, Left Lane Capital, Hyde Park Angels, Luxor Capital Group, Fika Ventures, FJ Labs, Silicon Valley Bank and others. The company raised another $30M in Series B round on Oct 14, 2020. This brings Chowbus' total funding to $68.1M to date.



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $68.1M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Chicago
  • State: Illinois
  • Country: United States
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