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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
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)1,165(+6%)
Job Openings79
Revenue (FY, 2020)$120.6 M(+56%)
Share Price (Mar 2021)C$75.4(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Lightspeed

Dax Dasilva

Dax Dasilva

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Adrian Valeriano

Adrian Valeriano

Senior Vice President and Managing Director of EMEA
Jean Paul Chauvet

Jean Paul Chauvet

President and Director
Brandon Nussey

Brandon Nussey

Chief Financial Officer
Reinhard Martens

Reinhard Martens

Vice President, Germany
Sarah Bettencourt

Sarah Bettencourt

Senior VP of People & Culture
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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 $120.64 m in FY, 2020 which is a 55.8% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2021)

45.5m

Gross profit (Q2, 2021)

27.5m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2021), %

60.5%

Net income (Q2, 2021)

(19.5m)

EBIT (Q2, 2021)

(20.6m)

Market capitalization (30-Mar-2021)

9.7b

Closing stock price (30-Mar-2021)

75.4

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

513.1m

EV

9.2b
Lightspeed's current market capitalization is C$9.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

57.1b77.5m120.6m

Revenue growth, %

(100%)56%

Cost of goods sold

17.5b23.6m43.2m

Gross profit

39.6b53.9m77.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Revenue

17.5b18.6m20.1m24.1m28.0m32.3m36.2m45.5m

Cost of goods sold

5.4b5.3m6.0m8.4m9.5m11.7m14.6m18.0m

Gross profit

12.1b13.3m14.1m15.7m18.5m20.6m21.6m27.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

69%72%70%65%66%64%60%60%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

24.7m207.7m211.0m

Accounts Receivable

4.1m4.8m4.8m

Prepaid Expenses

1.8m1.5m

Inventories

238.0k269.0k932.0k
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Cash

191.4m171.8m126.7m203.5m513.1m

Accounts Receivable

3.8m4.6m4.8m5.0m5.6m

Prepaid Expenses

1.9m2.6m

Inventories

348.0k414.0k427.0k623.0k1.1m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(96.2m)(183.5m)(53.5m)

Depreciation and Amortization

5.1m4.5m13.5m

Inventories

(312.0k)(31.0k)(401.0k)

Accounts Payable

1.0m5.6m(1.3m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Net Income

(8.1m)(16.3m)(87.4m)(9.1m)(19.2m)(34.9m)(20.1m)(39.6m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.3m2.5m3.5m1.8m4.6m7.8m5.6m11.4m

Inventories

(87.0k)43.0k32.0k(79.0k)(76.0k)(89.0k)309.0k(166.0k)

Accounts Payable

(972.0k)1.1m1.1m(1.2m)658.0k664.0k1.0m527.0k
USDFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

112.0m

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, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Jan, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Feb, 2021

Enterprise Customers

21 k24 k25 k25 k50 k50 k57 k

Countries

100100100100100100100100100100100100

Transaction Volume

$8.2 b$10 b$15 b

Monthly ARPU per Subscriber

$200$200$200$200$230$245
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Lightspeed Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
UpserveDecember 01, 2020$430 m
ShopKeep IncNovember 25, 2020$145.2 m
GASTROFIXJanuary 07, 2020$61 m
KountaOctober 20, 2019
iKentooJuly 17, 2019
Chronogolf IncMay 30, 2019
Reup MobileDecember 14, 2018
SEOshop Group B.V.November 19, 2015
POSIOSOctober 22, 2014
MerchantOSJuly 24, 2013
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Lightspeed Revenue Breakdown

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

Lightspeed Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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Lightspeed Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

30-39

out of 100

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Lightspeed Online and Social Media Presence

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Lightspeed Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    93/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    100/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    100/100

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Lightspeed Blogs

Lessons on Leadership from Lightspeed’s Sheryl Hoskins, Rising Star of the 2021 Women in Hospitality Technology Awards

Lightspeed is proud to announce that our General Manager of Hospitality, Sheryl Hoskins, has been named a Rising Star at Hospitality Technology magazine’s 2021 Top Women in Restaurant Technology Awards. The 2021 awards were presented on April 14 at a virtual reception at the 26th annual MURTEC (Mult…

Strategies To Boost Revenues at Your Course This Season

If your profits are falling short, it may be time to diversify your revenue streams. Here are 11 tips your course can use to generate more revenue today!

How Restaurants Can Manage Food Delivery Partners (And Their Costs)

Unsurprisingly, people started ordering more takeout and delivery throughout the pandemic. For many restaurants, this meant finding delivery partners to help them offer this service.  The National Restaurant Association recently asked people about how they’re using food delivery services. The associ…

Starting from Scratch: How Chez Mère Grand Reset their Business During a Global Pandemic

Walking through the historic district of old Montreal, vintage posters peek through the windows of Chez Mère Grand and a traditional ‘epicerie fine’ sign hangs above the door, a nod to classic delicatessens. Situated on a corner amongst unique architecture and a bustling lunch crowd, Chez Mère Grand…

How to Grow Restaurant eCommerce Traffic and Sales

While the digitization of takeout, delivery and merchandise orders was inevitable, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the popularization of restaurant eCommerce and online ordering. Restaurateurs have hospitality down pat, but adding online retail and delivery sales as new revenue streams require…

Social Media Marketing for Retailers: Advertising on Instagram and Pinterest

Social media marketing is crucial for retailers. Your customers are on social media every day—if you’re not posting, you’re missing out. Advertising and promoting posts goes one step further than organic engagement and gives you the power to reach out to potentially interested customers instead of w…
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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, Adrian Valeriano and Jean Paul Chauvet.

  • How many employees does Lightspeed have?

    Lightspeed has 1,165 employees.

  • What is Lightspeed revenue?

    Latest Lightspeed annual revenue is $120.6 m.

  • What is Lightspeed revenue per employee?

    Latest Lightspeed revenue per employee is $103.6 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.