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About Lightspeed

LightSpeed provides a cloud-based point-of-sale solution for independent businesses, in-store and online.

Lightspeed Headquarter Location

700 St-Antoine Est Suite 300

Montreal, Quebec, H2Y 1A6,



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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Lightspeed in 5 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Sep 22, 2021.

Expert Collections containing Lightspeed

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Lightspeed is included in 8 Expert Collections, including Restaurant Tech.


Restaurant Tech

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Hardware and software for restaurant management, bookings, staffing, mobile restaurant payments, inventory management, cloud kitchens, and more. On-demand food delivery services are excluded from this collection.


Store management tech (In-store retail tech)

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Startups aiming to work with retailers to improve brick-and-mortar retail store operations.


Grocery Retail Tech

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Startups providing B2B solutions to grocery businesses to improve their store and omni-channel performance. Includes customer analytics platforms, in-store robots, predictive inventory management systems, online enablement for grocers and consumables retailers, and more.


SMB Fintech

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Companies and startups in this collection enable consumers, businesses, and governments to pay each other - online and at the physical point-of-sale.



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Lightspeed Patents

Lightspeed has filed 10 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Banking technology
  • Payment systems
  • Retail POS systems
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Network protocols, Network file systems, Network topology, Wireless networking, Link protocols


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Network protocols, Network file systems, Network topology, Wireless networking, Link protocols



Latest Lightspeed News

LIGHTSPEED Presents: ‘The Crowning of the Lord Tazenket, Vulture God of the Eye’ by S.G. Demciri (Part 2)

Jun 16, 2022

io9 is proud to present fiction from LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE. Once a month, we feature a story from LIGHTSPEED’s current issue. This month’s selection is “The Crowning of the Lord Tazenket, … The post LIGHTSPEED Presents: ‘The Crowning of the Lord Tazenket, Vulture God of the Eye’ by S.G. Demciri (Part 2) appeared first on 스타트업앤칠(Startup&Chill).

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  • When was Lightspeed founded?

    Lightspeed was founded in 2005.

  • Where is Lightspeed's headquarters?

    Lightspeed's headquarters is located at 700 St-Antoine Est, Montreal.

  • What is Lightspeed's latest funding round?

    Lightspeed's latest funding round is IPO.

  • How much did Lightspeed raise?

    Lightspeed raised a total of $292M.

  • Who are the investors of Lightspeed?

    Investors of Lightspeed include Accel, Inovia Capital, Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, Investissement Quebec and Silicon Valley Bank.

  • Who are Lightspeed's competitors?

    Competitors of Lightspeed include Zeller, Ka-ching, Wundermart, Stripe, Instore and 11 more.

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