How they describe themselves: Swipely provides marketing tools to Main Street merchants. It works by turning the cash register into a direct marketing platform and credit cards into a loyalty card that keeps customers happy and coming back.
Founded in 2009 by Angus Davis, the Providence, RI based company includes veterans of Tellme, CVS, Microsoft, Netscape, and Paypal, and is backed by leading Silicon Valley investors including Index Ventures, Greylock Partners, and First Round Capital. Swipely is currently available at hundreds of merchants in Boston, Providence, New York, and San Francisco, and is expanding to Washington D.C. and nationally in 2012.
Merchants can apply for membership at www.swipelyworks.com. Consumers can sign up to earn rewards at swipely.com.
Key Executives: Angus Davis (Founder & CEO), Bari Harlam (CMO), Anthony Accardi (Head of Engineering), Jonathan DiOrio (VP Business Development), Matt Oley (VP Sales & Strategic Development), Joe Pignato (CFO)
Key Board Members: Danny Rimer (Partner, Index Ventures), Josh Kopelman (Partner,
First Round Capital), Reid Hoffman (Board Observer & Partner, Greylock Partners)
Key Investors: Index Ventures, First Round Capital, and Greylock Partners. Other investors include: Chris Sacca, Keith Rabois, Ron Conway, Anton Commissaris, Lee Hower, Charles Moldow, Alfred Lin, and Emil Michael.
Bus. Dev.: Jonathan DiOrio, VP Business Development, firstname.lastname@example.org, 415-602-9387
Press: Elizabeth Ducoff, Sr. Manager PR & Marketing, email@example.com, 401-595-9352
Sales: Matt Oley, VP Sales, firstname.lastname@example.org
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