SumUp is the leading mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company in Europe and is set to empower the world to accept card payments.

With SumUp, merchants can accept credit and debit cards, using their smartphones or tablets, in a simple, secure and cost-effective way. SumUp is the only company of its kind to provide a mPOS Chip & PIN solution built on proprietary end-to-end EMV payment technology, terminal hardware and mobile applications.

Launched in August 2012, SumUp has expanded into 14 countries, including the UK, Germany, Russia and Brazil. The company has major offices in London, Berlin, Sofia, Moscow, and São Paulo.

SumUp is backed by American Express, Groupon, BBVA Ventures and other renowned venture capital investors.

SumUp is the leading mobile point of sale (mPOS) company. Our mission is to empower local business. With our payment technology, we help small and medium-sized businesses to be more successful. With SumUp, merchants can quickly and easily start accepting credit and debit card payments in a simple, secure and cost effective way.

More than 100 outstanding people from over 20 nations have helped us achieving these goals in 14 countries so far, but of course we won’t stop there. SumUp is a place to work at with major offices in Berlin, London, Sofia, Moscow and São Paulo. In our Berlin office, you will encounter more than 50 people who are as passionate, professional and skilful as you are. Our team is what makes working at SumUp so special.

Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
309 (est)+6%
SumUp was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People at SumUp

Daniel Klein

Daniel Klein

Founder and CEO
Klaus Hommels

Klaus Hommels

Stefan Jeschonnek

Stefan Jeschonnek

Co-founder and CMO
Marc Christ

Marc Christ

Co-founder and CSO
Jan Deepen

Jan Deepen

Co-founder and CCO

SumUp Office Locations

SumUp has offices in London, Dublin and Berlin
London, GB (HQ)
52 Broadwick Street
Berlin, DE
Paul-Lincke-Ufer 39/40
Dublin, IE
Hospitality House, 16-20 South Cumberland Street

SumUp Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$44.3 m

Latest funding size

$11.3 m

Time since last funding

about 2 years


SumUp's latest funding round in June 2015 was reported to be $11.3 m. In total, SumUp has raised $44.3 m

SumUp Financial Metrics

SumUp's revenue was reported to be £4.8 m in FY, 2016 which is a 165% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

4.8 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

4.8 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(31.4 k)

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

4.8 m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016


1.8 m4.8 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

10.5 k871

Gross profit

1.8 m4.8 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Pre tax profit

(36.6 k)(31.4 k)

Net Income

(36.6 k)(31.4 k)
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016


2.4 m4.8 m

Current Assets

2.6 m5.1 m


11.3 k16.5 k



Total Assets

2.6 m5.1 m

Accounts Payable

112.4 k28.7 k

Current Liabilities

700.3 k3.2 m

Total Liabilities

1.1 m3.3 m

Retained Earnings

(36.6 k)(31.4 k)

Total Equity

1.5 m1.8 m

Financial Leverage

1.8 x2.9 x
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

361.5 k2.4 m

Cash From Financing Activities

662 k(871)
GBPY, 2016


33.9 k

Financial Leverage

2.9 x

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