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Lightspeed is a company that provides point-of-sale and e-commerce software. It offers solutions that unify inventory, customer management, sales, and analytics across multiple channels. The company serves restaurant, e-commerce, and retail industries.
TypePublic
Founded2005
HQMontréal, CA
Websitelightspeedhq.com

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2020)1,100
Job Openings38
Revenue (FY, 2019)$77.5 M(+36%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)C$42.4
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Lightspeed

Dax Dasilva

Dax Dasilva

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Jean Paul Chauvet

Jean Paul Chauvet

President and Director
Brandon Nussey

Brandon Nussey

Chief Financial Officer
Jean-Michel Texier

Jean-Michel Texier

Chief Product Officer
Dan Micak

Dan Micak

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Asha Bakshani

Asha Bakshani

Senior Vice President of Finance
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Lightspeed Office Locations

Lightspeed has offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Olympia and in 8 other locations
Montréal, CA (HQ)
700 Rue Saint Antoine E #300
Ottawa, CA
148 Dalhousie St
Toronto, CA
410 Adelaide St W #501
Fortitude Valley, AU
Level 10/15 Green Square Cl
Gent, BE
Sint-Denijslaan 489
Neuilly-sur-Seine, FR
92 Avenue Charles de Gaulle
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Lightspeed Financials and Metrics

Lightspeed Revenue

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Lightspeed's revenue was reported to be $77.45 m in FY, 2019 which is a 35.7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

24.1m

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

15.7m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

65.2%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

(9.1m)

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

(10.2m)

Market capitalization (29-Oct-2020)

4.5b

Closing stock price (29-Oct-2020)

42.4

Cash (30-Jun-2019)

191.4m
Lightspeed's current market capitalization is C$4.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

57.1m77.5m

Revenue growth, %

36%

Cost of goods sold

17.5m23.6m

Gross profit

39.6m53.9m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

17.5m24.1m

Cost of goods sold

5.4m8.4m

Gross profit

12.1m15.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

69%65%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

24.7m207.7m

Accounts Receivable

7.1m8.4m

Prepaid Expenses

1.8m1.5m

Inventories

238.0k269.0k
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2020

Cash

191.4m

Accounts Receivable

7.0m

Prepaid Expenses

1.9m

Inventories

348.0k
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(96.2m)(183.5m)

Depreciation and Amortization

5.1m4.5m

Inventories

(312.0k)(31.0k)

Accounts Payable

1.0m5.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

(8.1m)(9.1m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.3m1.8m

Inventories

(87.0k)(79.0k)

Accounts Payable

(972.0k)(1.2m)
USDFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

112.0k

Financial Leverage

-0.2 x
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Lightspeed Operating Metrics

Lightspeed's Transaction Volume was reported to be $15b in Feb, 2018. Lightspeed's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 57 k in Jan, 2020.
Oct, 2014Jun, 2015Sep, 2015Y, 2015Oct, 2017Feb, 2018FY, 2018FY, 2019Q1, 2020Jan, 2020

Enterprise Customers

21 k24 k25 k25 k50 k50 k57 k

Countries

100 100 100 100 100 100

Transaction Volume

$8.20 b$10 b$15 b

Monthly ARPU per Subscriber

$200
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Lightspeed Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
GASTROFIXJanuary 07, 2020$61 m
KountaOctober 20, 2019
iKentooJuly 17, 2019
Reup MobileDecember 14, 2018
SEOshop Group B.V.November 19, 2015
POSIOSOctober 22, 2014
MerchantOSJuly 24, 2013
Chronogolf Inc.

Lightspeed Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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Lightspeed Revenue Breakdown

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Lightspeed revenue breakdown by business segment: 11.4% from Hardware and other and 88.6% from Software and payments

Lightspeed Online and Social Media Presence

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Lightspeed Blogs

Appointment Shopping: The White-Glove Retail Approach Gaining Popularity

Learn how merchants are using online appointment bookings to enhance and personalize their customers’ virtual shopping experience.

Boost Tee Time Booking by Selling Online Golf Packages, Ticket Books and Punch Cards

How to run a quantity-based sale of ticket books, packages and punch cards to boost revenue and tee time booking to make up for a shrinking member base.

Golf Operator’s Guide to Google Calendar & Product Ecosystem

Over the years, golf course operators have asked for our recommendation on the best calendar tool for managing events, employees, and meetings? We suggest that facilities use Google Calendar. The simple, interactive tool can be accessed and shared from any device, allowing you to collaborate with yo…

Omnichannel Retail Explained: The Power of Customer-Centric Commerce

Omnichannel retail is when merchants use physical and digital channels to engage with, sell to and build loyalty with customers. Shoppers have a unified shopping experience, where using multiple channels to shop feels frictionless.

How FreePlay Toronto Rebranded During a Global Pandemic

FreePlay Toronto opened in January 2020 as a multi-level arcade bar. Boasting retro games like pinball machines from the ‘70s and digital game consoles like Nintendo and Sega, FreePlay Toronto’s mission was to offer its customers a free space to try any game for one flat fee. With a nostalgic aesthe…

18 Must-Have Retail Skills Sales Associates Need to be Great

While some may think of sales roles as entry-level jobs, sales associates are vital to any retail business. Your sales associates quickly become the face of the company; they’re not only the ones closing sales and driving profit, but they’re building valuable relationships with your customers too.  …
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Lightspeed Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lightspeed founded?

    Lightspeed was founded in 2005.

  • Who are Lightspeed key executives?

    Lightspeed's key executives are Dax Dasilva, Jean Paul Chauvet and Brandon Nussey.

  • How many employees does Lightspeed have?

    Lightspeed has 1,100 employees.

  • What is Lightspeed revenue?

    Latest Lightspeed annual revenue is $77.5 m.

  • What is Lightspeed revenue per employee?

    Latest Lightspeed revenue per employee is $70.4 k.

  • Who are Lightspeed competitors?

    Competitors of Lightspeed include Skava, Springboard Retail and Revel Systems.

  • Where is Lightspeed headquarters?

    Lightspeed headquarters is located at 700 Rue Saint Antoine E #300, Montréal.

  • Where are Lightspeed offices?

    Lightspeed has offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Olympia and in 8 other locations.

  • How many offices does Lightspeed have?

    Lightspeed has 12 offices.