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Lightspeed

Point of Sale & commerce platform

1001+ employees
  • Hospitality
  • Retail
  • B2B
  • Internal tools
Old Montreal, Montreal, QC

Company mission

To bring the streets of our cities and communities to life by powering business owners with technology.

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35% female employees

7% employee growth in 12 months

Otta's take

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Sam Franklin

CEO of Otta

Lightspeed provides restaurateurs and retailers with the simplest way to run their businesses at full potential. It helps entrepreneurs offer their customers positive and memorable experiences by taking care of the day-to-day management aspects of their business.

Around 75,000 businesses processing over $17 billion in transactions annually use Lightspeed’s restaurant POS software and omnichannel retail solution to manage inventory, customer preferences, sales and reporting — all from one centralised platform. Headquartered in Montreal, Lightspeeds team is distributed across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, now serving over 150,000 locations worldwide.

Lightspeed POS maintains a unique edge over other companies of its type because it has secured the legal rights for the sole use of certain technologies. It has two registered patents in computing, calculating categories. These patents certify that Lightspeed POS is the sole owner of this intellectual property, which means that no other companies can use them.

Benefits

  • Contributions to your pension plan. Your future matters
  • Training opportunities to grow your skills and career
  • Interest groups, from #coffee_pals to sponsored sports teams
  • Equity options, because this is your company too
  • Time off to volunteer and give back to your community
  • Computer purchase program to get your personal Macbook
  • Health and wellness credit so you feel your best
  • With Lightspeed PX, you can enjoy flexible paid time off and up to 2 months remote per year with our hybrid work policy

Company values

  • We make it matter.
  • We make it happen.
  • We make it together.
  • We make it human.
  • We make it about the customer.
  • We make it data driven.

Founders

Dax Dasilva

(Executive Chair)

Founder of Never Apart, previously Developer of Bitmovers. Studied Computer Science, Art History, and Religious Studies at The University of British Columbia. Served as CEO for Lightspeed for 17 years until 2022.

JP Chauvet

(CEO, not founder)

Co-founded Chardonnat and served as CEO of Atex and as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for both Nstein Technologies and IXIASOFT.

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