San Francisco, California-based software and payments company SpotOn has raised $300 million in a Series F funding round, taking its valuation to $3.6 billion on May 18, 2022. The company will utilize the proceed to develop technology for businesses and enable them to be at par with the ever-changing demand of today’s consumers.
Dragoneer Investment Group led the Series F round with participation from existing investors, namely Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), DST Global, Franklin Templeton, Mubadala Investment Company, and new investor, G Squared.
Dragoneer, a growth-oriented investment firm known for investing in technology-enabled businesses, made its sixth investment in SpotOn with the current round over three years, and this is the first time that it has led it.
“Mom-and-pop restaurants and retail businesses face rapidly changing consumer expectations within today’s tech-driven landscape. SpotOn has made it their mission to provide customized solutions to drive the growth and adaptation needed as businesses of all sizes evolve and grow,” said Marc Stad, Founder and Managing Partner at Dragoneer.
SpotOn is fast becoming popular among businesses
SpotOn was recently recognized as the top performer in Customer Loyalty, Online Ordering, Bar POS, and Restaurant POS Software products by Capterra, a Gartner company that provides free online services to organizations in finding suitable software solutions for operating smoothly.
The payments company topped the chart as it onboarded more than ten thousand clients for using its technology last year. SpotOn’s number of customers in the restaurant business tripled during this period giving steep competition to its nearest competitor in the digital payments market, Block, formerly known as Square.
Zach Hyman, Co-CEO of SpotOn, said, “This investment allows us to continue aggressively investing in tech, service and distribution to help our clients thrive because their success is our mission. Dragoneer believed in our vision from the beginning, and we are grateful for the ongoing confidence and support of such a respected firm.”
SpotOn regularly improvises on its technology
Founded in 2017, SpotOn is a cloud-based software platform that provides payment solutions and technology that serves businesses. The technology integrates the core requirements into a dependable system that eases companies’ operations ranging from a small restaurants to Major League Baseball stadiums.
The company closed its Series E round in September 2021 at a $3.15 billion valuation. After the Series E funding round, the company consolidated its flagship SpotOn Restaurant product by acquiring and integrating Dolce, a labor-management solution streamlining payroll, scheduling, tip-pooling and compliance.
The company also launched SpotOn Retail during the time, an omnichannel retail platform that equips independent retailers and provides them with amenities to compete with big-ticket players. The company boasts more than 40,000 consumers using its platform due to the regular technology upgrades to keep them ahead of their competitors.