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Lightspeed is a company that provides point-of-sale and e-commerce software. Its commerce platform enables the handling of point of sale and omnichannel transactions, as well as the management of inventory, customer preferences, sales, and analytics.

TypePublic
Founded2005
HQMontréal, CA
Websitelightspeedhq.com

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Employees (est.) (Aug 2019)760
Job Openings34
Revenue (FY, 2019)$77.5 M(+36%)

Key People/Management at Lightspeed POS

Lory Ajamian

Lory Ajamian

VP of Marketing
Asha Bakshani

Asha Bakshani

SVP Finance
JP Chauvet

JP Chauvet

President
Dax Dasilva

Dax Dasilva

CEO
Chelsea Finnemore

Chelsea Finnemore

VP, Human Resources
Patrick Lacelle

Patrick Lacelle

VP, Operations
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Lightspeed POS Office Locations

Lightspeed POS has offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Amsterdam, Olympia and in 3 other locations
Montréal, CA (HQ)
700 St-Antoine Est, #300
Ottawa, CA
148 Dalhousie St
Fortitude Valley, AU
Level 10/15 Green Square Cl
Gent, BE
Sint-Denijslaan 489
Amsterdam, NL
54 Herengracht
London, GB
201 Borough High St
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Lightspeed POS Financials and Metrics

Lightspeed POS Revenue

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

Cash (30-Jun-2019)

191.4m
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)
USDY, 2019

Revenue/Employee

34.5k

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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Lightspeed POS Operating Metrics

Lightspeed POS's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 50 k in Feb, 2018. Lightspeed POS's Transactions' Volume was reported to be $15b in Feb, 2018.
Oct, 2014Jun, 2015Sep, 2015Y, 2015Oct, 2017Feb, 2018FY, 2018FY, 2019Q1, 2020

Enterprise Customers

21 k24 k25 k25 k50 k50 k

Countries

100 100 100 100 100 100

Transactions' Volume

$8.20 b$10 b$15 b

Monthly ARPU per Subscriber

$200
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Lightspeed POS Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
iKentooJuly 17, 2019
Reup MobileDecember 14, 2018
SEOshop Group B.V.November 19, 2015
POSIOSOctober 22, 2014
MerchantOSJuly 24, 2013
Chronogolf Inc.

Lightspeed POS Revenue Breakdown

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

Lightspeed POS Online and Social Media Presence

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Lightspeed POS Blogs

Hiring a Restaurant Manager: What Skills to Look For

A restaurant manager sets the tone for the entire team—but do you know the right questions to ask candidates?

Engaging Your Staff to Eliminate Restaurant Turnover

If someone were to sit your restaurant staff down right now and ask them if they were happy under your employment, what would they say? Are you confident their response […]

Retail Industry Trends: Omnichannel Shopping Experiences

Omnichannel retail is all about bringing together the touchpoints and channels that you use to interact with customers and use them to offer a consistent experience.

Restaurant Risk Management: A Checklist for Restaurant Owners

Many people dream of having their own restaurant, and it’s easy to see why. According to the National Restaurant Association, the industry is projected to rake in more than $863 […]

All you need to know about PSD2

This article is for informational purposes only and you should not view it as a substitute for obtaining legal advice particular to your own needs and circumstances. Whether Lightspeed is […]

5 Retail Reports You Need To Run Before The Holidays

During the holidays, what are you basing your decisions on? What retail reports do you need? Find that information in Lightspeed Analytics!
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Lightspeed POS Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lightspeed POS founded?

    Lightspeed POS was founded in 2005.

  • Who are Lightspeed POS key executives?

    Lightspeed POS's key executives are Lory Ajamian, Asha Bakshani and JP Chauvet.

  • How many employees does Lightspeed POS have?

    Lightspeed POS has 760 employees.

  • What is Lightspeed POS revenue?

    Latest Lightspeed POS annual revenue is $77.5 m.

  • What is Lightspeed POS revenue per employee?

    Latest Lightspeed POS revenue per employee is $101.9 k.

  • Who are Lightspeed POS competitors?

    Competitors of Lightspeed POS include Springboard Retail, Epos Now and Qstream.

  • Where is Lightspeed POS headquarters?

    Lightspeed POS headquarters is located at 700 St-Antoine Est, #300, Montréal.

  • Where are Lightspeed POS offices?

    Lightspeed POS has offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Amsterdam, Olympia and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Lightspeed POS have?

    Lightspeed POS has 7 offices.