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The thing that defines us, sets us apart and drives us, is our laser focus on building software that enables leading retailers to forge deeper and more valuable relationships with their customers. Retailers such as House of Fraser and Boohoo use the Poq app commerce platform to create highly effective and fully customised native apps in record time. Apps that allow them to build stronger brands, sell more of their products, deepen customer loyalty and deliver highly relevant content, communications and rewards. Ultimately, we help them to bridge the gap between the mobile and in-store experience and to futureproof their future revenues. Today. We increase insight, engagement, conversion and revenue. We decrease costs, risks and implementation time. And we streamline integration, reporting and performance.
TypePrivate
Founded2011
HQLondon, GB
Websitepoqcommerce.com
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)94(+6%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)£3.8 M(+100%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Poq

Oyvind Henriksen

Oyvind Henriksen

CEO and Co-Founder
Mike Hann

Mike Hann

Co-founder & President
Michael Langguth

Michael Langguth

Co-founder & COO
Jun Seki

Jun Seki

Co-Founder
Jay Johnston

Jay Johnston

CTO
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Poq Office Locations

Poq has offices in London and New York
London, GB (HQ)
Finsbury Ave
New York, US
609 Greenwich St 4th Floor
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Poq Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2011

Poq total Funding

$19.1 m

Poq latest funding size

$12.93 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Poq investors

Poq's latest funding round in May 2018 was reported to be $12.9 m. In total, Poq has raised $19.1 m
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Poq Revenue

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Poq's revenue was reported to be £3.78 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

3.8m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

2.0m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

52.9%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(4.6m)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(4.8m)

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

3.9m
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

1.9m3.8m

Cost of goods sold

746.0k1.8m

Gross profit

1.1m2.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

60%53%
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

116.2k9.9k648.0k3.9m

Accounts Receivable

227.9k183.3k686.0k547.0k

Current Assets

344.1k299.4k2.0m5.5m
GBPFY, 2015

Financial Leverage

4.9 x
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Poq Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

91/100

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Poq Online and Social Media Presence

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Poq News and Updates

francesca's® Partners With Poq to Develop Mobile Application

HOUSTON and NEW YORK, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Francesca's Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq: FRAN) and Poq today announced its partnership to develop francesca's® first mobile application. As part of the Company's effort to meet the customer wherever, whenever and however she chooses to...

Poq Reveals How New Apple Announcement Is a Game-Changer for Ecommerce Apps

LONDON, June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Poq has today shared how Apple's World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2020 announcement on Monday could revolutionise retail apps. The app commerce company claims that the updates Apple is planning to introduce will be a game-changer for retailers,...

New Poq Data Confirms Shopping App Traffic Grew by 240% on Black Friday 2019

LONDON and NEW YORK , Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopping app platform Poq has today announced its latest findings from Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019. Initial results show that like-for-like app traffic grew 240% on Black Friday 2019 compared to 2018 in the company's latest...

Research Published by Poq Shows Retail App Usage at an All Time High Over Cyber Weekend

LONDON, November 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail app usage has grown significantly over Cyber Weekend, shown in the data released by Poq today. Poq, the SaaS-based app platform analysed consumer behaviour on retail apps over Cyber Weekend, looking specifically at revenue and time spent...

Occasion-Wear Label Chi Chi London Launch Native Retail App as Part of Global Expansion Plans

LONDON, August 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Chi Chi London is one of the UK's fastest-growing private womenswear businesses. Co-founded by brothers Gio and Daniel Najar, the family run business has gone from strength to strength and is targeting 30% sales growth this year, after seeing annual...

Poq closes £9.5M Series B for its ‘apps-as-a-service’ for retailers

Poq, the London-based startup that offers a SaaS to make it easier for retailers to launch and maintain a consumer-facing shopping app, has raised £9.5 million in Series B funding. Leading the round is Smedvig Capital, with participation from previous backers Beringea, and Revolt Ventures. It brings…
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Poq Blogs

The Retail Marketer’s Guide to AppCommerce Virtual Festival 2020

With AppCommerce Virtual Festival 2020 taking place on 8-10 September, we wanted to share how you and your colleagues can make the most of the three days. The post The Retail Marketer’s Guide to AppCommerce Virtual Festival 2020 appeared first on Poq.

App Commerce by Poq – July Round-Up 2020 – The ‘New Normal’

This month we cover more evidence of what the ‘new normal’ for shopping looks like online and in-store, especially for baby boomers and beyond. The post App Commerce by Poq – July Round-Up 2020 – The ‘New Normal’ appeared first on Poq.

Poq Platform Release: Pulsar has Landed!

Our new platform release enables Poq clients to drive higher opt-in rates for push notifications through a new tool for managing their onboarding screens. The post Poq Platform Release: Pulsar has Landed! appeared first on Poq.

App Commerce by Poq – June Round-Up 2020

This month we examine the latest trends in consumer behaviour and the predictions for retail after COVID-19 and the future of app experiences. The post App Commerce by Poq – June Round-Up 2020 appeared first on Poq.

Apple WWDC Announcement is a Game-Changer for Retail

If ever there was any doubt that 2020 would be the Year of the App, Apple has truly confirmed this with their raft of announcements at World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC). The post Apple WWDC Announcement is a Game-Changer for Retail appeared first on Poq.

7 Reasons to Attend the App Commerce Virtual Festival

This September we’re changing the format of our 4th annual App Commerce event that has traditionally been an in-person, London-based event. Due to the recent global pandemic, we’ve pivoted to a new virtual format that now enables brands and retailers worldwide. The post 7 Reasons to Attend the App C…
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Poq Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Poq founded?

    Poq was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Poq key executives?

    Poq's key executives are Oyvind Henriksen, Mike Hann and Michael Langguth.

  • How many employees does Poq have?

    Poq has 94 employees.

  • What is Poq revenue?

    Latest Poq annual revenue is £3.8 m.

  • What is Poq revenue per employee?

    Latest Poq revenue per employee is £40.2 k.

  • Who are Poq competitors?

    Competitors of Poq include Iguan Systems, StarNet Communications and Appfire.

  • Where is Poq headquarters?

    Poq headquarters is located at Finsbury Ave, London.

  • Where are Poq offices?

    Poq has offices in London and New York.

  • How many offices does Poq have?

    Poq has 2 offices.