Pair programming is a software development practice that reduces risk and uncertainty by putting two minds at work in concert on the same problem. Recently, Swipely’s engineering team has been pairing on a product feature to help local merchants manage their online reputation. And when we spontaneously decided to pair on the RI Rhode Races half marathon, we realized that a lot of the benefits are the same for running as they are for programming.Read More
On June 1st, 2012, Swipely launched our platform to help local merchants accept payments, understand customers and grow sales. It’s been an exciting ride ever since, and we’re proud to have been named to Forbes’ 100 list of “America’s Most Promising Companies” and one of the “Best Places to Work in Rhode Island” by Providence Business News this year.
Swipely now manages more than $700 million in annual sales to help hundreds of merchants in 130 cities better understand 2 million customers.Read More
“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half?”
If you’ve ever found yourself asking this question, you’re not alone! Today we’re excited to release Swipely “Spring 2013” to solve this problem.
At Swipely, we built a simple way for local merchants to accept payments, understand customers and grow revenue. With the Spring ‘13 release, we’ve added features to help you measure your marketing campaigns and manage your online reputation. Now you can automatically monitor online marketing, in-store revenue, and customer reviews tied to specific campaigns in one place.Read More
Today is a proud day at Swipely. Less than one year after entering the $90+ billion U.S. payments market, we’ve been named one of “America’s Most Promising Companies” by Forbes Magazine!
This award reflects a number of important milestones:
- Swipely now boasts over $400 million in sales under management
- We help merchants understand and grow sales from over 875,000 consumers
- Our business is growing by more than 50% each quarter
- We are the first Rhode Island-based business ever to win this award
But it’s just the beginning.Read More
Today we’re proud to release Swipely “Winter 2013”.
It’s a new and improved Swipely that’s designed to help local merchants understand the customer behind every transaction. Now you can automatically access more data, better analytics and faster deposits. At the end of the day, the means you’re freed up to spend more time building relationships and repeat business, and less time swiping cards and crunching numbers.
If you’re already working with Swipely, you can automatically access all the new features today.Read More
We recently caught up with Michelle Poteaux, co-owner and chef at Bastille (a Swipely member) with her husband, Christophe. Bastille is a charming French bistro and wine bar in Alexandria, VA, that specializes in sourcing local ingredients, inventing creative pastries and hosting French wine events. “Terrine de foie-gras confit, gelee de raisins de Concord, brioche,” says it all.Read More
Today’s an exciting day for us here at Swipely … and for you! We launched the Main Street Marketing Manager. It’s a simple yet powerful marketing machine that helps all of our friends who run restaurants, bars, salons and boutiques boost revenue. And that’s the awesome part of our job…making something that practically anybody can use and benefit from. You don’t have to be an engineer, social media expert or even sell anything online.
It’s for small business owners who wake up everyday to wear CEO, CMO and CFO hats, and don’t have enough time to do everything they want to grow business.Read More
Angus Davis, Swipely Founder & CEO
At Swipely, we help local merchants bring customers back with a loyalty program that rewards customers. So that’s what we do, but why is Swipely here?
The answer to that question lies at the heart of any company’s culture. Many focus on the “what” or the “how” of whatever they do, but few examine and define why they do it.Read More