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Angel - III | Alive

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About PopCom

PopCom is the company behind PopCom Kiosks and the PopCom API. PopCom software and API boosts marketing intelligence and customer engagement with features like demographic analysis, face and emotion recognition, conversion rate calculation, retargeting, digital and biometric payments, loyalty programs and much more.

PopCom Headquarters Location

1275 Kinnear Road

Columbus, Ohio, 43213,

United States


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Financial Services / Payments Tech

Biometric payments companies provide a POS technology (e.g., software, wallet, platform) that uses biometric authentication. These solutions validate a payer’s identity and approve payments using their fingerprints, palm, voice, iris, or face. Many biometric payments companies leverage AI, machine learning (ML), or blockchain tech to assess whether a payer’s identity is authentic. Other startups c…

PopCom named as Highflier among 4 other companies, including PopID, Payface, and Token.

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  • PopShop

    A smart vending machine that allows brands and retailers to capture data about customer behavior and preferences readily available via e-commerce storefronts but not in the physical retail store setting


    Powerful vending machine software that serves as a CRM, has artificial intelligence built into machine to better target passing foot traffic, has blockchain technology integrated 

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned PopCom in 2 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Sep 21, 2022.

Expert Collections containing PopCom

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PopCom is included in 2 Expert Collections, including 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.


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366 items

Tech-enabled, physical retail selling formats that reach beyond the walls of a traditional store.

Latest PopCom News

2021 ‘deadliest’ year in PH history with over 879,000 deaths – PopCom

Sep 8, 2022

Deaths due to malnutrition increased by 47% in 2021. MANILA, Philippines – 2021 was the “deadliest” year in Philippine history as the government recorded more than 879,000 deaths, the Commission on Population and Development (PopCom) said, citing figures from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). There were at least 879,429 deaths in the Philippines and among Filipinos in foreign countries, according to PSA’s data. COVID-19 contributed to a chunk of the mortality count, with 105,723 pandemic-related deaths recorded. The figure is 71% higher than the 30,188 COVID-19-related deaths in 2020. The PSA’s figure for COVID-19 deaths in 2021 is much higher than the Department of Health’s death toll, which is pegged at 62,167 as of September 7. The DOH’s tally includes deaths from 2020, the pandemic’s first year. The PopCom explained that the PSA has a different set of records from the DOH. According to PopCom Executive Director Juan Antonio Perez III, the PSA follows the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on reporting COVID-19 deaths, which were endorsed by the DOH in 2020. The WHO guidelines provide that COVID-19 may be declared as the cause of death in cases where COVID-19 was confirmed by a test, and in cases where no test confirmed the disease but a doctor clinically diagnosed the patient with COVID-19. “DOH reports only laboratory-confirmed deaths that have entered their surveillance system, thus the smaller number,” Perez said, adding that the DOH figure was therefore incomplete. For 2022, the PSA recorded 10,226 coronavirus-related deaths as of May 21, placing the total death toll from the start of the pandemic to May 2022 at around 146,137. COVID-19 is one of the leading causes of death in the country , according to data from the PSA as of April 2022. Comparisons, other diseases The 2021 PSA death toll was 265,493 more than 2020’s 613,936. It represents a 43% increase – a vast difference from the rise in number of deaths averaging around 1% to 5% during “normal years,” the PopCom said. The crude death rate (CDR) in 2021 – or the ratio of the number of deaths occurring within one year to the mid-year population expressed per 1,000 population – was estimated at 8.02 per thousand Filipinos. This is a sharp rise from the rate of 5.6 per thousand in 2020, the PopCom reported. The PopCom said the last time a CDR was around this high was in 1958, when it was at 8.4. The deadliest month in 2021 was September, when 119,758 Filipinos died. While this number represents all causes of death in September, at this time, the Philippines faced a record-breaking surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the Delta variant. Meanwhile, thousands of lives were claimed by other diseases in 2021. These included ischemic heart disease or heart attacks, which were up by 29.7%; cerebrovascular disease or strokes, which were up by 15.3%; diabetes mellitus, up by 21%; and hypertension, up by 31.5%. Deaths due to malnutrition increased by 47%. Meanwhile, deaths from various forms of cancers were down by 10.3%. “Many of the diseases that caused increased mortality are preventable at the primary level of care, but the health system was not flexible enough to treat and care for both COVID and non-COVID patients,” Perez said. “On the other hand, the decrease in cancer-related deaths was most likely due to the lack of tertiary level of diagnostic and therapeutic care, as ‘COVID’ cases crowded out actual and undiagnosed cancer patients,” he added. Perez called for more resources for the Philippine health system as it was “severely challenged” in 2021. Two months into his term, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has yet to name his health secretary, though the DOH is led by an officer-in-charge, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire. The department is set to defend its proposed 2023 budget at the House of Representatives on Monday, September 12. – Add a comment

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PopCom Rank

  • When was PopCom founded?

    PopCom was founded in 2012.

  • Where is PopCom's headquarters?

    PopCom's headquarters is located at 1275 Kinnear Road, Columbus.

  • What is PopCom's latest funding round?

    PopCom's latest funding round is Angel - III.

  • How much did PopCom raise?

    PopCom raised a total of $6.89M.

  • Who are the investors of PopCom?

    Investors of PopCom include StartEngine Crowdfunding, MEDA's Million Dollar Challenge, Techstars, CanopyBoulder, Rev1 Ventures and 4 more.

  • Who are PopCom's competitors?

    Competitors of PopCom include Token, Keyo, Payface, PayByFace, Paycode and 12 more.

  • What products does PopCom offer?

    PopCom's products include PopShop and 1 more.

  • Who are PopCom's customers?

    Customers of PopCom include Flat out of Heels.

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