About thumbzup

Thumbzup was founded in 2011 with the purpose of making card payments easy for Small and Micro Enterprises. Today thumbzup has grown to be a market leader in providing enterprise mobility and payment solutions to tier 1 retailers in South Africa and Australia. In 2012 Entrée Capital, an international venture capital firm comprising of ex-founders, took a majority shareholding in thumbzup.

In 2017 Saul Gorin took over as CEO. Saul is an experienced Executive having spent 13 years at UCS Technology Services/BCX and 15 years with Engen/Mobil Oil. We have a global presence and are domiciled in the UK. Thumbzup have sales and support offices in Cape Town and Melbourne with their head office in Centurion South Africa.

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Solutions & Services

Thumbzup is the world’s most innovative payment and enterprise mobility platform.

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Retail Solutions

We empower retail from SMEs to large chains across the globe.

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Partners

Thumbzup works with acquirers, payment processors, POS vendors, and omnichannel platforms to deliver a seamless solution.

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  • Today Agoview on linkedin

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    In today's economy and fierce competition for wallet spend #hypersales engagement should be a key strategy for all retailers. As the saying goes....if you are not acquiring new customers and closing sales, your competition is. www.thumbzup.com #hyperengagement #customerengagement #CX #UX #KYC #sales #retail #hypersalesengagement #businessplatform #retailplatform #retailsolutions

  • 2 Days Agoview on linkedin

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    Retailers know long queue times result in basket abandonment and customer frustration, especially if there are tills available without staff, it is also one of the main complaints regarding service on social media. Many of the leading retailers in South Africa know implementing a mobile point of sale strategy can streamline and provide a better customer engagement. Thumbzup provide consulting services to help retailers, Anjela Da Silva is a behavioural scientist at #thumbzup who helps retailers achieve their strategic goals. Anjela brings the human behaviour, store ergonomics and processes with the user experience and customer experience together. www.thumbzup.com #queues #customerexperience #retail #customerengagement #PaymentBlade #mobility #paymentsolutions #Qbusting #mpos #paymentplatform #UX #CX

  • 5 Days Agoview on linkedin

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    Looking for one mobile solution platform to do it all? The Payment Blade combines enterprise mobility with #omnichannel and is fully #PCI #P2PE certified with dual acquiring with the top 4 SA Banks. #makingretaileasy www.thumbzup.com #thumbzup #paymentblade #dualacquiring #paymentsolution #paymentplatform #Magento2 #Magentocommerce #SAPHybris #Android8 #Googleservices #enterprisemobility #ecommerce #mobility #digital #mpos #pointofsale #QRCode #2Dscanning #MDM #appstore #magento #mobilization #cooltech #digitization #payments

  • 9 Days Agoview on linkedin

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    CTM are one of the few retailers in South Africa who have successfully rolled out #omnichannel. The customer journey is a single seamless experience from ecommerce to in-store. Customers who start their transaction on ecommerce are picked up in-store to complete their transaction. This functionality provides the retailer with a single customer view with accurate master data of each customer. The #thumbzup #Paymentblade is the in-store platform that makes this innovation solution possbile. www.thumbzup.com #innovation #ecommerce #seamless #customerjourney #customercentricity #paymentsolution #mobilepos #retailsolution #retailplatform #masterdata #retail

  • 10 Days Agoview on linkedin

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    The percentage of total eCommerce sales as total retail sales, MENA has a way to go in catching up with the market leaders according to speakers at the Visa eCommerce Summit. China 20.4% USA 11.8% India 4.9% UK 4% thumbzup bring the eCommerce into the retail stores to merge retail into a seamless omnichannel experience. www.thumbzup.com #omnichannel #omnichannelretail #retail #ecommerce #thumbzup #paymentblade #paymentsolutions #paymentplatform #digital #innovation #digitization #retailsales #mena #visa

  • 10 Days Agoview on linkedin

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    MENA - Middle East North Africa region is one of the fastest growing eCommerce regions in the world. Year on year yeilding a 25% growth, noteworthy is Egypt at 47%, Kuwait at 53% and Morocco also at 53% growth. www.thumbzup.com #MENA # #northafrica #middleeast #eCommerce #omnichannel #retail #onlineshopping #digital #innovation #visaecommercesummit

Customer Testimonials

“Thumbzup have been a key partner for Debonairs Pizza with regards to enhancing our delivery technology platforms. Together with the application development from our POS partners, they have been able to provide and support the requisite technologies to enable GPS tracking, mobile payments, improved service delivery and live consumer satisfaction ratings. Thumbzup have been an agile and innovative partner who continue to support our consumer-driven approach and provide the technology solutions to complement our convenience-driven market leadership.”

“With the Thumbzup devices integrating with our software, the Yuppiechef stores have true omnichannel capabilities. Customers can process returns and order from our online catalogue, for collection or for delivery, right from the store floor.”

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4p Thumbzup Overview Brochure

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For Solution Developers to Retail

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For Solution Providers to Hospitality

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Payment Blade SPECS Brochure

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Processors and Acquirers Brochure

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Payment Blade in an Omnichannel Strategy

Our Mission

Making payments easy for people and businesses.