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Nara Integrates with GrubHub® to Connect Diners to Restaurants

Nara Logics Inc., a company that solves the problem of Web search by crafting a more personalized Web, today announced integration with GrubHub, the nation’s number one online and mobile food ordering service. The integration with GrubHub online ordering allows Nara users to place orders directly through the Nara platform.

Starting with restaurants, the Nara personal Internet platform helps people discover new dining experiences that are tailored to their tastes in an effort to minimize the time spent searching. The platform is currently personalizing restaurant recommendations in 25 U.S. and Canadian cities, including New York City, San Francisco and Toronto. Built by MIT scientists, Nara’s platform works by learning a person’s restaurant preferences to create their unique Digital DNATM and suggests other restaurants that best suit them.

"The Nara platform provides diners with restaurant recommendations tailored to their personal tastes,” said Steve Sanger, Vice President of Business Development for GrubHub. “And GrubHub simplifies and expedites the entire takeout process. Together, Nara and GrubHub make finding, ordering and enjoying the perfect meal as easy and enjoyable as possible – the integration was a no-brainer.”

“Nara’s mission is to make everything on the web simple. Integrating GrubHub online ordering on our platform allows our users to place an effortless one-click order for takeout,” said Tom Copeman, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Nara. “As we continue to extend our reach and platform, GrubHub’s great service adds additional choice and convenience for our users."

Pricing and Availability

Nara is available in 25 North American cities including Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Washington DC, and introducing Atlanta, Austin, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Nashville, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, San Diego, Seattle, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. Nara is available free of charge online at Nara.me, on Android in the Google Play and on iOS in the App Store.

About Nara

Founded in 2010, Nara Logics Inc. solves the problem of Web searching through a next-generation personal Internet platform that automates, personalizes, and curates the Web for people. Based in Cambridge, Mass., Nara’s mission is to build a more personal, actionable and liberating Web to achieve a life well found. Founded by Thomas Copeman, Nara has raised $7 million to date led by Peter de Roetth of Account Management, LLC. Find Nara online at: www.nara.me and on social channels at: https://twitter.com/Nara__me and www.facebook.com/pages/Narame/297994220245669.

About GrubHub

GrubHub is a leading online and mobile food ordering platform that shows diners local restaurants available for delivery or pick up. Available in more than 400 cities across the nation, GrubHub features more than 17,000 online ordering restaurants and, as the parent company of Allmenus, lists approximately 250,000 restaurant menus. Diners who order through the free GrubHub website or mobile apps can pay with cash, credit or PayPal™, and every order is supported by GrubHub's 24/7 customer service. Founded in 2004, GrubHub is a privately held company and is headquartered in Chicago.

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