RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The future of restaurants may be in progress in Latin America. RobinFood, a technology startup founded two years ago in Bogotá, is building a network for the post-pandemic era, with snack bars hardly in touch with the staff, as digital orders for meals that cost a few dollars are delivered or picked up in a state-of-the-art automatic machine.
With new investment by MGM Innova Capital, a Miami-based private equity firm, RobinFood plans to expand from 50 to 1,000 stores (a growth of 1,900 percent) over the next five years . . .