Lightspeed POS

We're more than just a high-tech point of sale. We provide retailers with a simple way to build, manage and grow their business, and create a best-in-class customer experience. Our end-to-end solutions unify inventory, customer management, sales and analytics across all channels, in-store and online.

Our philosophy combines the tactile with the digital, the cutting-edge with the tried-and-true. We believe that retailers of all sizes should have access to top-tier technology, giving them the resources they need to succeed in a rapidly changing industry.
Company Growth (employees)
Montréal, CA
Size (employees)
493 (est)
Lightspeed POS was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Montréal, CA

Lightspeed POS Office Locations

Lightspeed POS has offices in Montréal, Ottawa, New York, Olympia and in 8 other locations
Montréal, CA (HQ)
700 St-Antoine Est, #300
Frankfurt, DE
Niddastraße 98-102
Amsterdam, NL
Keizersgracht 313,
London, GB
Henry Wood House, #404 -405, 2 Riding House St.
Gent, BE
493 Sint-Denijslaan
Santa Cruz, US
1200 Pacific Ave, #210
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Lightspeed POS Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$126 m

Latest funding size

$61 m

Time since last funding

almost 2 years


Lightspeed POS's latest funding round in September 2015 was reported to be $61 m. In total, Lightspeed POS has raised $126 m

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Lightspeed POS Online and Social Media Presence

Lightspeed POS News and Updates

Grocery Store Of The Future: 65 Startups Reimagining Shelf Stocking, Product Promotion, Shopper Tracking, And More

While grocers have traditionally not been as affected by the migration to e-commerce as other retailers, e-commerce has now begun to hit the grocery space. As Amazon — the leading threat in nearly every retail industry— pushes more heavily into … Continued

Cha-Ching: Deals To In-Store Tech Startups Tick Back Up

In-store technology startups raised 42 funding rounds worth $170M in total in Q1’17, a major jump from Q4’16. With the vast majority of deals going to early-stage companies (through seed investments or Series A deals) the segment still seems to … Continued

Canadian Saas startups, you don’t need U.S. funding

GUEST: Time and time again, SaaS startups contemplate who they should approach for investment. There’s a general sense in our community that it’s difficult to raise money in Canada. Software startups have this misconception before they do their own digging that they need to go south of the border to…

Digitizing Bricks And Mortar: In-Store Tech Deals And Dollars On Track For All-Time High

In comparison to e-commerce, where retailers can track shopper activity, brick-and-mortar stores are somewhat of a “black box” for data collection. In response, dozens of startups have sprung up since 2012 to help retailers optimize in-store operations. These startups offer … Continued

NEA And Andreessen Horowitz Most Active Smart Money VCs Betting On In-Store Tech Startups

In 2016 year-to-date, smart money VCs have already made as many deals to in-store tech startups as they did in 2014 and 2015 combined. The cohort’s activity in the space has been erratic, rising from six deals in 2012 to … Continued

A New Way To Shop: Deals To In-Store Retail Tech Startups On Track For All-Time High

Startups are working to strengthen every aspect of retail store operations: including using robots to streamline product shelving, leveraging sensors to capture foot traffic data, offering point-of-sale financing options, displaying product information on digital tablets, and more. These technologie…
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