Launched in 2012, SumUp is a mobile point-of-sale company in Europe that focuses on solutions for smaller businesses and sole entrepreneurs. It created the SumUp Air Card Reader, which is hooked up with a smartphone to allow small merchants to accept credit and debit card payments anywhere, whenever.
SumUp allows merchants to take all major credit cards, including Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Maestro, Diner’s Club, and American Express. It also accepts Google Pay and Apple Pay.
Since its start, its global reach has extended into 31 countries, including Germany, the U.S., and Brazil. As it continues to grow, SumUp is backed by American Express, BBVA, Groupon, Holtzbrinck Ventures and other renowned venture capital investors.
SumUp helps hundreds of thousands of small businesses take payments around the world. Beyond its original hardware, mobile and web apps, it has developed a suite of APIs and SDKs for integrating SumUp payment into other apps and services.
Additionally, it partners with point-of-sale providers, ikentoo, kounta, the good till co, paymash, and vend. Some of its referral partners include First Data and NXGen.