Flint is a mobile payment service for small businesses that makes it easy to accept credit cards and increase customer engagement. Designed for businesses that operate outside of traditional retail stores, Flint's iOS and Android apps allow users to take credit cards without a card reader – by scanning instead of swiping – or via online invoice payments. To facilitate customer loyalty and referrals, the all-in-one platform also offers digital coupons, customized e-receipts, and a merchant portal for payment tracking, invoice management and more. As a secure Payment Service Provider, Flint also provides instant setup without a merchant account and low transaction fees. Founded in 2011 and based in Redwood City, California, Flint is backed by top-tier Silicon Valley investors and mobile operators.
Company Growth (employees)
Redwood City, US
Size (employees)
4 (est)-20%
Flint was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Redwood City, US

Key People at Flint

Andrew Laszlo

Andrew Laszlo

Co-Founder; Board Member
Venkat Subramanian

Venkat Subramanian

VP of Engineering
Jim Gross

Jim Gross

VP, Operations

Flint Office Locations

Flint has an office in Redwood City
Redwood City, US (HQ)
2395 Broadway St

Flint Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$20.4 m

Latest funding size

$9.4 m

Time since last funding

almost 3 years


Flint's latest funding round in October 2014 was reported to be $9.4 m. In total, Flint has raised $20.4 m

Traffic Overview of Flint

Flint Online and Social Media Presence

Flint News and Updates

Flint wants residents to pay for their poisoned water—or face losing their homes

Thousands of people in Flint, Michigan, still grappling with the effects of a lead-poisoned drinking water crisis could face tax liens and even foreclosure on…

Thousands of Flint residents could lose their homes over unpaid water bills

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, is entering its fourth year, and residents are still a long way away from having potable tap water. But thousands of residents are now facing a new threat — losing their homes to foreclosure because of unpaid water bills. More than 8,000 …

HSBC chairman Douglas Flint says we need a 'huge debate' on customer data

LONDON — The chairman of HSBC believes there needs to be "a huge public policy debate" on the proper use of data in finance. HSBC's Douglas Flint this week appeared at the Treasury's International Fintech conference in London, alongside former Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins. Je…

'Black Sails' series finale sneak peek sees Flint and Silver united

After four seasons of alliance and animosity, betrayal and hard-won trust, it all comes down to John Silver (Luke Arnold) and James Flint (Toby Stephens), whose tumultuous relationship has been the foundation of Starz's Black Sails since the beginning. In Mashable's exclusive sneak peek at the …

Children in Fresno, California have three times the rate of lead poisoning as the children in Flint

Flint, Michigan put lead poisoning on the map for many. But the midwestern city is far from an outlier. Children in thousands of places in…

Ex-man from the Pru in line to replace HSBC's Douglas Flint

HSBC has got its eye on a former man from the Pru to replace current chairman Douglas Flint. The lender has previously said it will be announcing a replacement for Flint, who has been on the board of the banking behemoth since 1995 and has held the position of group chairman of HSBC Holdings sinc…
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