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Poynt was founded on the belief that all merchants should have access to innovative technology without compromising on security or user experience. We set out to fix broken commerce infrastructure by bringing developers, distributors and merchants together on an open platform running on top of a smart, all-in-one device. With our founder and CEO Osama Bedier — former head of Google Wallet and long-time PayPal senior executive — we strive to create tools that will help merchants thrive in today’s evolving and connected commerce world. We’re a tight-knit team with world-class payments, engineering, and fintech backgrounds, and we are passionate about providing incredible levels of insight, control, and security to all of our partners: merchants, developers, and distributors. Poynt 5 contains all the same security, certifications and features as the Poynt Smart Terminal in a made-for-enterprise format. Poynt 5 plug and plays into your existing POS so you can create a mobile environment easily and securely, for one store or one hundred.

TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQPalo Alto, US
Websitepoynt.com
Employee Ratings3.3

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)93(+2%)
Job Openings7
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Poynt

Osama Bedier

Osama Bedier

Founder & CEO
Charles Feng

Charles Feng

Software Engineer
Rishi Taparia

Rishi Taparia

Business Operations
Praveen Alavilli

Praveen Alavilli

Founding Engineer
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Poynt Office Locations

Poynt has offices in Palo Alto, Bengaluru and Singapore
Palo Alto, US (HQ)
4151 Middlefield Rd
Singapore, SG
7 Straits View
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Poynt Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2013

Poynt total Funding

$128 m

Poynt latest funding size

$100 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Poynt investors

Poynt's latest funding round in November 2018 was reported to be $100 m. In total, Poynt has raised $128 m
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Poynt Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Poynt Online and Social Media Presence

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Poynt News and Updates

BitPay partners Poynt to bring bitcoin payments to the streets

BitPay is trying to finally bring bitcoin to the streets, inking a deal with point-of-sales terminal...

SpotOn and Poynt Partner to Debut All-in-One Payment and Marketing Solution For Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

SAN FRANCISCO and PALO ALTO, Calif., March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SpotOn Transact, LLC ("SpotOn"), a cutting-edge payments and software company, and Poynt, Inc., makers of the world's first smart point-of-sale (POS) terminal, today announced a partnership to deliver an all-in-one...

Poynt raises $100M for its smart payment terminal

Palo Alto-based Poynt was launched in 2014 by the former head of Google Wallet and longtime PayPal executive Osama Bedier.

Former Google Wallet Chief Lands $100 Million for Startup Poynt

Former Google Wallet Chief Lands $100 Million for Startup Poynt

Revcontent is trying to get rid of misinformation with help from the Poynter Institute

CEO John Lemp recently said that thanks to a new policy, publishers in Revcontent‘s content recommendation network “won’t ever make a cent” on false and misleading stories — at least, not from the network. To achieve this, the company is relying on fact-checking provided by the Poynter Institute’s I…

Poynt Blogs

7 Strategies for Building a Five-Star Customer Loyalty Program

80% of shoppers are more likely to stick with a brand if they have a loyalty program. Here are seven strategies for building a five-star customer loyalty program.

8 Marketing Ideas to Grow Your Small Business in 2020

Here are 8 marketing strategies to grow your small business in 2020.

7 Things You Need to Know Before Opening a Physical Storefront

77% of consumers prefer an in-store retail experience. Here are seven things you need to know before opening a physical storefront.

The Important Role of IoT in Payments

Payments are expected to be quick, easy, and everywhere. As more devices become part of the IoT payments family, transactions will get faster and more affordable for small businesses. Here is the important role of IoT in payments.

8 Tips for Growing Your Small Business

From seeking out mentors to improving the customer experience, here are 8 ways to take your small business to the next level.

How Cloud Kernel addresses issues payment terminals have today

EMV kernels on payment terminals worked pretty well since there hasn't been much business logic on the terminals in the past. However, with the increasing number of L2 kernels (contactless and domestic kernels), it has started to become more and more complex and costly to manage all on the terminal.
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Poynt Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Poynt founded?

    Poynt was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Poynt key executives?

    Poynt's key executives are Osama Bedier, Charles Feng and Rishi Taparia.

  • How many employees does Poynt have?

    Poynt has 93 employees.

  • Who are Poynt competitors?

    Competitors of Poynt include Lans Holdings, Autopaid and Curve.

  • Where is Poynt headquarters?

    Poynt headquarters is located at 4151 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Poynt offices?

    Poynt has offices in Palo Alto, Bengaluru and Singapore.

  • How many offices does Poynt have?

    Poynt has 3 offices.