The shortest history of Dodo Pizza franchise
The company was founded in 2011 in Syktyvkar, Russia by Fyodor Ovchinnikov
who started his business with less than $50,000 in savings.
Inspired by the traditional pizza delivery business model, he aimed to re-invent it with IT. It took Fyodor a year to open a second location. Shortly after, the first franchise pizza shop appeared.
In 2014, Dodo Pizza opened its first franchise unit outside Russia in Brasov, Romania and launched the world's first commercial pizza delivery by drone
In 2016, the company became the largest pizza chain in Russia.
In 2017, Dodo's mobile app debuted on the App Store and Google Play. A year later, the app was generating 59% of all orders.
In 2018, the company launched its first nation-wide campaign in Russia
and became the very first pizza brand on national TV.