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Seed VC | Alive

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Last Raised

$400K | 2 yrs ago

About ProxiSmart

ProxiSmart develops ParkingPerx, a parking app. ParkingPerx aims to reward consumers who spend on the high street with money off parking, using 'smart beacons' in car parks which recognise customers as they approach.

ProxiSmart Headquarter Location

32A Newgate Street Morpeth

Northumberland, England, NE61 1BA,

United Kingdom

+44 1670 519588

Latest ProxiSmart News

Dragon-backed entrepreneur puts together his ‘Dream Team’

Nov 27, 2019

November 27, 2019 1 From left to right: Medi Parry-Williams, James Allsop of Mercia Technologies, Ken Dunbar, Sam Morton, Diane Cheesebrough (Chair), Gary Hunter, Martin Blackwell, ProxiSmart Founder Chris Reed and Jenny Campbell ParkingPerx businessman Chris Reed has announced the appointment of a highly experienced Board of Directors for the company. The appointments come after the founder of ProxiSmart Ltd secured co-investment from Mercia Technologies and BBC Dragon Jenny Campbell. Coming from a wide range of sectors, the Board has been specifically designed to add value and traction in different areas. Reed said: “ParkingPerx involves several stakeholders from very different specialties. Whether it’s town centre merchants, car park operators, consumers, local authorities, or place managers, we have different audiences, each of which require different strategies. “I needed to assemble a team with experienced business minds, who will help the company grow from strength to strength. I also focussed on gaining team members who have a specific knowledge in these specialist areas. I am delighted – I have my dream team! And then of course I also have a Dragon!” Diane Cheesebrough takes up the position of Chair of the Board, and announced her passion for the business: ”ProxiSmart is an exciting and compelling prospect bringing forward products that will support Smart Cities and the environment for years to come. I am extremely proud to be involved” Along with Cheesebrough are the Redu Group’s CCO and CEO, Sam Morton and Gary Hunter, Place Management Consultant and former CEO of the Association of Town Centre Management, Martin Blackwell, Operations Director at Dransfield Properties, Medi Parry-Williams, and Managing Director at Advance Northumberland, Ken Dunbar. Jenny Campbell is confident that this team will help lead ParkingPerx to success, alleviating the pain of parking for shoppers throughout the country and bringing life back to the UK high street. She added: “It’s an incredibly impressive Board. Chris has surrounded himself with very talented, experienced people. I’m looking forward to adding value, but I now know the Company is in good hands.”

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Expert Collections containing ProxiSmart

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ProxiSmart is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Loyalty & Rewards Tech.


Loyalty & Rewards Tech

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Startups allowing global brands and local shops alike to offer tech-enabled loyalty and rewards programs to their customers. This collection includes categories across loyalty software, digital loyalty & rewards, AI-powered loyalty, blockchain-powered loyalty, and more.


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