- Most Recent Funding
- $3.5M Debt Financing on March 15, 2016
- Pasadena, California
- QLess is a platform that provides mobile, remote and interactive queueing; analytics; real-time CRM; and marketing.
- Alex Backer
- Education, EdTech, Health Care, Restaurants, Retail, Events, Hospitality, Mobile
QLess is the world's first Mobile, Remote and Interactive Queueing, FlexAppointments, Analytics, Real-Time CRM & Marketing platform. QLess sends voice calls and text messages to your customers' cell phones, so they're free to roam as far as their cell coverage will take them. QLess also lets customers opt-in to SMS promotions from the merchant, and lets merchants easily build an SMS marketing channel.
QLess is an award-winning wireless solution that has saved more than ten million users from more than 250 straight years standing in line at DMVs, restaurants, retail stores for Fortune 100 companies, shopping malls, doctors' offices, colleges and hundreds of other locations across four continents, as featured in The New York Times, WSJ, TechCrunch, CNET, Mashable, Fortune, PCWorld, NBC, ABC, Fox and many other leading news outlets.
QLess was the winner of six 2013 International Business Awards including: IT Executive of the Year, Innovator of the Year, Company of the Year – Computer Services, Most Innovative Company of the Year in Canada and the US, Company of the Year – Computer Software, and Executive of the Year – Computer Software, the Best Overall Business Services Company of the Year Under 100 Employees by the American Business Awards in 2010, named one of the Best Business Innovations of the year by the 2009 American Business Awards, one of the ten most promising new technology companies by Vator & The Funded.
QLess partners include BT, Alcatel Lucent and Telefonica, and clients include Vodafone, the states of TX, MI, KS, the Universities of CA & TX, the largest community college districts in the nation, Cleveland Clinic and many others.
Investors include the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and successful entrepreneurs.
Funding Rounds (1) - $3.5MUpdate
Current Team (5)Update
|Jun 7, 2016||SoCal - Tech - QLess Raises $3.5M To Reduce Waiting In Line|
|May 31, 2016||eWeek - Companies Large, Small Exploring Cognitive Technology in Latest Apps|
|Mar 15, 2016||FinSMEs - QLess Secures US$3.5M in Growth Funding|
|Mar 14, 2016||PE HUB - Wellington Financial provides $3.5 mln in funding to grow QLess|
|Oct 14, 2013||ZD Net - Cut customer wait lines with QLess|
|Feb 21, 2012||CNet - NoshList: Free waitlist app for restaurants - CNET|
|Mar 9, 2011||Wired News - StartupBus Coders Wake to Hangovers, Competition in Palm Springs|
|Mar 7, 2011||Tech Zulu - TechZulu • TZ Startup Hot Seat|
840 E Green St
Pasadena, California 91101