Founder, Angus Davis at INNOVATEBoston3
For merchants, Swipely unlocks the data in the payments network to understand customers and increase sales. No new costs. No new equipment. No staff training. it’s free and works with all major credit and debit cards.
For consumers, Angus and team turn purchases into cash-back rewards. There are no vouchers to buy, coupons to cut or loyalty cards to carry.
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Founder backstory, Angus Davis
In 1999, Angus co-founded Tellme, which revolutionized speech recognition systems today used by 1 in 3 Americans. In 2007, Microsoft acquired Tellme in its largest-ever acquisition of a private company. Prior to Tellme, Angus joined Netscape as their youngest employee where he was product manager for the company’s leading Web browser.
Angus founded Swipely in 2009 to help local merchants accept payments, track customers, and grow revenue by unlocking the “big data” behind every transaction. Swipely is based in Providence with a world-class team and the support of Index Ventures, First Round Capital, Greylock Partners and others.
In 2013, Forbes Magazine included Swipely in its list of the top 100 “America’s Most Promising Companies.” Angus was named to Forbes list of “America’s Most Promising CEOs Under 35.”https://swipely.com/ https://twitter.com/Swipely https://www.facebook.com/swipely
Angus is a unique entrepreneur with an exciting backstory:
Swipely: A simple way for local merchants to better understand customers
Swipely is a service that sells payments, analytics, and marketing tools to local merchants. The online software works with point-of-sale systems and terminals used by independent businesses including restaurants, salons, boutiques, grocers and other retailers without additional hardware. Merchants in the Swipely network use the product to interact with customer spending, social media, and other data.