Irish tech firm makes it big by helping small retailers

Irish retail technology business Pointy has raised $6 million in its Series A funding round, which is aimed at aiding the firm’s expansion into the US

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
24th September, 2017
Mark Cummins and Charles Bibby, co-founders of Pointy Picture: Fergal Phillips

The Irish retail technology business Pointy has raised $6 million in its Series A funding round. The investment is aimed at aiding the firm’s expansion into the US, where it currently has customers in 48 states, and comes on the back of a seed funding round of $1.2 million in 2015.

Investors in the new round include Vulcan Capital, Frontline Ventures and Jamie Heaslip along with noted multinational backers such as Wordpress founder Matt Mullenweg, Google Maps...

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