March 26, 2014
Vend is web-based point-of-sale and retail management software founded in August 2009. This latest round of funding via Valar Ventures and Square Peg Capital brings their total to $37.5 Mn till date. Other investors include Point Nine Capital, Craig Winkler and Matt Rockman.
This video gives you an overview of their platform:
'The last few years have seen a resurgence of independent retailers who have become more competitive against big chain stores by adopting cloud based POS software,' said CEO of Vend, Vaughan Rowsell. 'Vend is proud to be helping drive that movement, by offering brick and mortar retailers the kind of tools and business intelligence previously available only to chain stores and online businesses,' he added. Vend's cloud-based point-of-sale software enables retailers to process sales, track inventory and manage customers, powers over 10,000 stores in more than 100 countries.
'The best tech companies are those that enable you to do more with less,' said Peter Thiel. 'Vend's powerful software is poised to enable millions of small- and medium-sized businesses to focus less on paperwork and more on bringing better products and services to their customers.'