Supporting everyone, from local pop-ups to global chains.
Compatibility across multiple languages, currencies and tax rules.
Including Telefonica, Fuel Ventures and Ironbridge Capital Partners.
Connecting on-premise, cloud and multi-cloud apps at global scale.
Shopwave was founded in 2013 by Ben Brown and Julian Polzella following the acquisition of their startup, VouChaCha, by Monetise (LSE) and Fiserv (NYSE). At the time of acquisition, VouChaCha worked with over 2,000 retailers, managing mobile coupon distribution and redemption. These customers all had one universal frustration: they hated their current POS platform and believed it was holding back their business. App integration by customers using NCR, Oracle and other legacy POS platforms was the most significant cause of frustration.
Shopwave's culture is powered by creativity, curiosity, leadership, and innovation. Our core aims are to:
Our ideal customer profile is:
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At Shopwave, we are guided by fundamental values that shape our approach to revolutionising retail technology: Inclusion, Innovation, Collaboration, and Wellness. These principles steer our mission to simplify, secure, and make financial transactions more accessible for everyone.
We recognise the critical role of managing Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) risks and opportunities in advancing our strategy and delivering value to our stakeholders. Our ESG strategy mirrors Shopwave's commitment to these principles, categorising them into four key areas: Responsible Business Practices, Social Innovation, Employee & Culture, and Environmental Sustainability.
We at Shopwave understand the importance of embedding our values at every level of the organisation. This commitment is evident in our dedication to fostering diverse perspectives within our board, leadership team, and workforce. Our executive management is consistently involved in addressing Shopwave’s ESG priorities, encompassing risks and opportunities.
At Shopwave, our core ESG values are:
Our strength lies in our diversity – embracing people from all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, veteran statuses, and abilities.
Fostering an engaging and inclusive culture where everyone can thrive and be their authentic selves is pivotal to our success. This commitment not only enhances shareholder value but also aligns with our mission to democratise financial services for all.