LightSpeed continues to evolve, providing retailers with a comprehensive suite of retail tools for the iGeneration, whether they’re operating in traditional bricks-and-mortar stores, in pop-up locations, at trade shows, conferences or special events, or online.

LightSpeed is a fully integrated, inventory-centric retail system that moves seamlessly from the front counter, to online, to wherever customers are. LightSpeed products are multi-user, multi-store and extensible through a developer API so that software never limits retail aspirations.


Job Opportunities at LightSpeed

Back-End Developer
Let’s talk shop: LightSpeed is on the hunt for a full-time Developer to join our Montreal based Development team. The primary role for this position is to design and develop LightSpeed Cloud, our... more

News on LightSpeed

Montreal Ecosystem Continues to Blossom as Creative Hub Draws Outside Attention
Montreal has always been a creative hub, a city of industry that has embraced the 21st century with open arms. It is also a city that values connected diversity. The startup community in... more
LightSpeed Expands European Presence, Product Mix with Acquisition of Belgian Software Firm
Montreal-based LightSpeed has acquired a Belgian company as it looks to expand its product line and European footprint. The company, which develops point-of-sale software for brick and mortar... more
LightSpeed POS Raises $35 Million Series B Ahead of International Expansion and Payments Launch
Montreal-based LightSpeed POS has raised $35 million in new venture capital funding, the company announced on Wednesday. The series B investment will allow the retail point-of-sale software... more
What are the Top Tech Priorities for Online Retailers?
According to the first annual Retail Tech Forecast from LightSpeed, inventory management and predictive analytics software, in-store mobile device integration, and e-commerce solutions are the... more
LightSpeed POS Cements Move into Cloud, Quietly Trounces Shopify in Sales Processed
If someone asked you which Canadian startup’s point-of-sale system processed the most sales, you probably wouldn’t guess Montreal-based LightSpeed. But over the past year, it’s... more
LightSpeed Launches Advanced Cloud Reporting for Retailers of Any Size
Montreal-based LightSpeed today launched Advanced Reporting for LightSpeed Cloud and an update on increased momentum for its cloud business line and transaction volume. As a follow-up to the... more
LightSpeed Unveils Fully Brandable, Interactive POS Application
Montreal's LightSpeed has unveiled its fully brandable point of sale (POS) mobile application. LightSpeed Cloud for iPad allows retailers to bring their own aesthetic to every aspect of customer... more
17,000 Retailers Using LightSpeed Technology Processed $6 Billion in Transactions Last Year
LightSpeed revealed this week that the 17,000 retailers using its technology processed approximately $6 billion in transactions in 2013, or roughly $350,000 per customer—up 120% from 2012 and... more
LightSpeed Expands Executive Management Team with Vivonet Cofounder
Montreal's LightSpeed announced yesterday that it is expanding its executive management team and has appointed co-founder and former Chief Technology Officer of Vivonet, Kevin Falk, as CTO. Falk... more
Montreal's LightSpeed Launches New Core Platform
Montreal's LightSpeed, a software company, this week announced the launch of a new Apple-based core platform that will empower retailers to interact with consumers across all channels that are... more
Montreal's LightSpeed App Wins Innovative Solutions Award
Montreal's LightSpeed, a software company that helps retailers reinvent in-store shopping, was named the winner of the 5th Annual Innovative Solutions Award in the Software Application category for... more
LightSpeed Closes $30 Million Investment from Accel Partners
Montreal's LightSpeed announced today the closing of a US $30 million Series A investment from Accel Partners. The funding represents the first institutional investment in the Company’s... more

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