Mr Yum co-founder and chief executive Kim Teo. Source: supplied.

My Biggest Mistake
David Adams

My biggest mistake: Kim Teo, co-founder of Mr Yum

David Adams
6 minute Read

There are so many ways a startup can go wrong. But last year’s Smart50 Rising Star award winner Mr Yum seems to have got it right.

After re-imagining the traditional restaurant menu in 2018, Mr Yum pivoted to deliveries when COVID-19 restrictions closed hospitality venues nationwide.

Then, when diners returned, the Melbourne startup revamped table ordering with its QR code system, giving restaurants a new way to interact with their guests.

The Melbourne-based startup has collected more than $100 million in venture capital to date, helping it expand overseas and launch acquisitions of its own.

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