ROAM expands quarters in Boston
Ingenico Group Press Release
July 9, 2013
Boston, July 9, 2013 — ROAM (www.roamdata.com), an Ingenico company and the leading mobile commerce platform provider, announced today an expansion of its Summer Street headquarters, from 12,000 to 20,000 square feet, in order to accommodate its rapidly growing team. The firm doubled in size over the past year and currently employs 100+ professionals, with plans to hire an additional 50 employees by the end of 2013, primarily for engineering roles. For a full list of open positions, visit http://www.roamdata.com/careers.
Leveraging Ingenico’s global presence, ROAM’s business has grown swiftly due to ramping worldwide demand for mobile Point of Sale (POS) solutions, which provide consumers with convenience and merchants with incremental revenue. According to Javelin Research, mobile POS solutions are expected to expand current payment-card acceptance by as much as 20 million additional merchants and contribute up to $1.1 trillion in incremental card payments annually.1
ROAM’s technology powers mPOS solutions for some of the world’s largest retailers, acquirers and PSPs, including companies like iPayment, Groupon and Vantiv. ROAM can provide its customers with everything required for a full mobile POS solution, including the card readers, mobile applications, management and development tools, as well as professional services for custom integrations and white labeling.
“Mobile POS solutions represent such a huge opportunity for retailers of all sizes, but also for all the players in the mCommerce ecosystem who sell to, and support them,” said Ken Paull, CEO of ROAM. “We’ve been extremely successful selling these solutions due to our broad capabilities, deep experience in mobile commerce, and the close relationships we’ve developed with channel partners, which have helped grow our market share exponentially.”
“We love our location here in the Fort Port Channel neighborhood of Boston, and we’ve found that Boston has a plethora of talent, so it’s a great place to grow a tech company,” added Paull.
ROAM, an Ingenico company, helps merchants get to market quickly with secure, cost effective and powerful mobile point of sale solutions, regardless of the technology environment. ROAM’s “powered by” mCommerce platform provides the hardware peripherals, applications, tools and services enabling companies worldwide to realize the benefits of using mobile to reinvent their interactions with their customers and to create new business efficiencies. Founded in 2005, ROAM is a pioneer in the mobile POS space, having produced and distributed the industry’s first secure mobile card reader and today powers mobile point of sale solutions for many of the leading companies in this market, globally. For more information, visit www.roamdata.com.
1 “Mobile POS (Point of Sale) Business and Market Impact 2013,” Javelin Research, April 2013