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About Zipline

Zipline helps retailers coordinate their brick-and-mortar stores by streamlining communications between headquarters and the field. It centralizes and personalizes messages, retailers' accountability, and employee engagement. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Headquarters Location

2370 Market Street Suite 436

San Francisco, California, 94114,

United States

+1 888.482.6012.

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ESPs containing Zipline

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Enterprise Tech / Enterprise Applications

The employee communications & task management market addresses the challenges faced by businesses in managing their frontline workers. These challenges include inefficient operational processes, inadequate communication channels, and low employee engagement and retention. The market offers technology solutions that streamline operations, improve communication and collaboration, and provide real-ti…

Zipline named as Challenger among 15 other companies, including Quinyx, Workjam, and Flip.

Zipline's Products & Differentiators

    Frontline Communications

    Zipline improves store execution by allowing business and store leaders to engage and effectively communicate with frontline teams. Zipline mirrors the complexity of your business, giving you a simple way to create and distribute the right information to the right employees at the right time. But communication is not one directional. With Zipline, you can understand who is reading your content, which stores are completing their daily tasks, and receive real time feedback from frontline workers as you roll out communications and key business initiatives.

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Zipline in 4 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Nov 16, 2022.

Expert Collections containing Zipline

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Zipline is included in 4 Expert Collections, including Restaurant Tech.


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Conference Exhibitors

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Retail Tech 100

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Latest Zipline News

Zipline Reaches New Heights in G2's Fall Report for Operational Excellence Platform, Doubling Badges Received

Sep 12, 2023

News Provided By Share This Article SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA, September 12, 2023/ / -- Zipline, the pioneering unified platform for operational excellence, is thrilled to announce its exceptional achievements in G2's Fall Quarterly Report, reinforcing its position as an industry leader in the world of operational excellence solutions for retailers with brick-and-mortar stores. G2, an online software marketplace and peer review platform, has once again bestowed significant recognition upon Zipline for its unwavering commitment to excellence. These accolades stand as a testament to the tireless dedication and innovation that have become synonymous with the Zipline brand. Zipline has earned accolades in the following categories in G2's Fall Report, further cementing its reputation as a trailblazer in operational excellence solutions: Employee Communications -High Performer – Enterprise Retail Operations -Best Relationship -Easiest To Do Business With In addition to this impressive list of accolades, Zipline has also ascended the rankings in 13 reports, emerging as the leader in 9 of them. This recognition underscores Zipline's steadfast commitment to providing top-tier products and services that cater to the diverse needs of its esteemed clientele. G2 is the world's largest software marketplace, with more than 80 million people annually using G2 to make smarter software decisions based on authentic peer reviews. Zipline's average review score on G2 is a 4.8 out of 5. Here's a sampling of 5-star reviews from users about their experience with Zipline: “Zipline streamlines communication to frontline teams across multiple functions. It is an invaluable tool for our Ops alignment and accountability throughout the company.” (Enterprise, > 1000 emp.) “Zipline is truly the one stop shop for our store teams to access everything they need to run their business. We are able to upload tools, resources and engage them with the brand to make their jobs easier, build a community and empower our leaders to access the information when they need, and how they need.” (Mid-Market, 51-1000 emp.) "Incredible support for frontline workers!" (Enterprise, > 1000 emp.) “From having the ability to plan communications in advanced to targeting messages and resources at the team level, Zipline makes it easy for us and store teams to stay on track.” (Enterprise, > 1000 emp.) "A foundational piece for our store teams day to day" (Mid-Market, 51-1000 emp.) “On behalf of the Zipline team, I’d like to express our heartfelt thanks to our amazing customers for their continuous support,” says Melissa Wong, CEO and Co-Founder of Zipline. “This achievement would not have been possible without their trust and partnership. Equally deserving of praise are the dedicated people behind Zipline, whose commitment to excellence has pushed the company to this milestone.” At Zipline, we take pride in our mission to empower organizations with a unified platform that facilitates operational excellence. Our comprehensive suite of solutions encompasses frontline communications, task management, resource optimization, actionable insights, and more, fostering a sense of connection and inspiration among all stakeholders. To read more Zipline reviews, visit G2 . About Zipline: Zipline is how best-in-class retailers bring brand strategies to life in stores. A unified platform for operational excellence, Zipline brings together frontline communications, task management, learning, resources, insights, and more—so everyone feels connected to the brand and inspired by their work. The company has an NPS of 78 and was named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies. Store teams using Zipline have a 92% average team adoption rate of the software. What’s more, CB Insights ranked Zipline as one of the 100 most promising B2B retail tech companies. Today, nearly 100 brands like Rite Aid and Sephora depend on Zipline to align and empower their store teams worldwide. For further information, please visit For media inquiries, contact:

Zipline Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Zipline founded?

    Zipline was founded in 2014.

  • Where is Zipline's headquarters?

    Zipline's headquarters is located at 2370 Market Street, San Francisco.

  • What is Zipline's latest funding round?

    Zipline's latest funding round is Incubator/Accelerator.

  • How much did Zipline raise?

    Zipline raised a total of $39.64M.

  • Who are the investors of Zipline?

    Investors of Zipline include Plug and Play Accelerator, Emergence Capital, Ridge Ventures, Hillsven Capital, Matt Wallach and 7 more.

  • Who are Zipline's competitors?

    Competitors of Zipline include ThinkTime, YOOBIC, Workjam, SimpliField, Nudge and 12 more.

  • What products does Zipline offer?

    Zipline's products include Frontline Communications and 4 more.

  • Who are Zipline's customers?

    Customers of Zipline include American Eagle, Speedway and Hy-Vee.

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Beekeeper operates as an employee communication application service provider. It connects the workforce that includes non-desk workers, regardless of role and location, and can reach, connect and engage these employees to create new ways of working, without requiring a corporate email or mobile number to log in. It serves hospitality, manufacturing, retail, construction, and other sectors. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Smart Access is a frontline performance management platform improving worker performance at the warehouse and store floor. The platform equips operations with complete performance analytics, mobile skill-building and frontline feedback tools to support operations performance. It was founded in 2015 and is based in Edmonton, Canada.

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Opterus is a global provider of web-based retail store communications and task management solutions. Opterus OpsCenter software is a retail portal designed to communicate corporate policy and day-to-day objectives between corporate office and store locations.

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