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Digitzs

We come from Visa, Apple, and PayPal and we're here to make payments painless for software platforms.



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We come from Visa, Apple, and PayPal. We're here to make payments painless for the massive yet grossly underserved merchant software space.







COMPANY OVERVIEW


We come from Visa, Apple, and PayPal and we're here to make payments painless for niche software platforms facilitating rent payments for property managers, ticket payments for festivals, and donation payments for non-profits ("merchants").

For 50 years, merchants obtained their Visa, MasterCard and AMEX accounts from independent reps with the promise of a lower fee. Today, merchants are migrating towards the use of niche software platforms to save time, speed service, track trends and more. The ability to accept cards via software is no longer “nice to have,” it’s imperative. Still, payments are a pain for niche software platforms used by merchants. Here, instant gratification in the tech world meets legacy systems and outdated practices in the payments space.

McKinsey predicted in 2019: "Over the next five years, the vast majority of U.S. merchant payments revenue growth will be acquired through software,” yet, legacy processors are ill equipped to support modern platforms. Understanding that this situation was on the horizon, we interviewed 300 platform CEOs (2015-2016) to uncover the perfect solution. Next, we built an MVP (Minimum Viable Product) to support a 3-year beta with 4 different platforms. This month we released Digitzs 2.0 to support enterprise-level platforms. 

Today, Digitzs is the only solution that truly makes payments painless for platforms. The barriers to what we've created are high. Nearly half of last year's fintech acquisitions were niche payment technology start-ups like Digitzs. Our goal is to capture a modest portion of the $6 trillion U.S. payment space and to sell the company by 2024 to a legacy payment processor unable to support modern software platforms.


TRACTION



  • Digitzs Goes Live with Enterprise-Level Solution - Valuation Raised to $17.5M
    MARCH, 2020

  • Q1-Q3 2019 Revenue up 126% from the Same Period in 2018
    OCTOBER, 2019

  • Digitzs Co-Founder Linda Perry Inducted into the ETA Hall of Fame
    AUGUST, 2019

  • Launched Digitzs IQ - a Game-Changing Dashboard for Merchants and Platforms
    MAY, 2019

  • TicketSocket Payments (powered by Digitzs) Named the Payment and Software Solution for the World Beach Games in San Diego, CA
    FEBRUARY, 2019

  • A Korean Payment Provider Pays 7 Figures to License Digitzs' Framework
    DECEMBER, 2018

  • Digitzs Powers the First Cost-free Merchant Solution in the $200 billion U.S. Food Truck Point of Sale Software Space
    AUGUST, 2018

  • Exceeded $6 Million in TPV (Total Processing Volume) - 10x Growth in 6 Months
    APRIL, 2018

  • Launched Digits.io - Turns any Debit or Credit Card into a Crypto Card
    FEBRUARY, 2018

  • Exceeded $500k in Total Processing Volume (TPV)
    DECEMBER, 2017

  • Signed DealerClick worth $60 Million per year in Total Processing Value
    OCTOBER, 2017

  • Named Top 20 Most Promising Payment Companies of 2017
    AUGUST, 2017

  • UNICEF chooses TicketSocket Payments (powered by Digitzs) over Major Competitors
    JUNE, 2017

  • Exceeded $100k in Total Processing Volume.
    APRIL, 2017

  • Digitzs On-boards First Merchant in Real-time
    JANUARY, 2017

  • Completion of 300 Platform CEO Interviews to Uncover the Perfect Solution
    OCTOBER, 2016

  • #1 on the CNBC Index for U.S. Equity Crowdfunding
    JUNE, 2016

  • Cemented Strategic Deal with one of the Largest Processors in the World
    FEBRUARY, 2016

  • Raised $2 M via Crowdfunder
    DECEMBER, 2015

  • Kevin Harrington of ABC's Shark Tank invests in Digitzs and becomes an advocate for investors and merchants
    AUGUST, 2015

  • Former executives from Visa, Apple, and PayPal launch Digitzs on Crowdfunder
    MAY, 2015


INVESTORS

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Kevin Harrington

As Seen On TV Pioneer and Original Shark on Shark Tank

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Khalid AlHadlaq

Angel Investor

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Mark Thompson

Bestselling author, coach, VC

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Angela Martin

Seed Investor @Digitzs

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Andrew Ogawa

Managing Partner at Quest Venture Partners

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Shaun Botha

Seasoned Technologist, Entrepreneur, and Executive

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Roger Gault

President at Gault Company


TEAM

Laura Wagner


Founder, Chief Visionary Officer, Payments Expert

Laura WagnerLaura is a gregarious Texan who loves to create simple solutions for complex problems. Her 30-year career as a serial disruptor in the payments space began when she created what many consider to be the world’s first gift card for Nieman Marcus. Next, she pioneered a unique cost-free solution for McDonald’s that soon became the norm in quick serve (QSR) and partially fueled First Data’s record-breaking acquisition of PayPoint for $220 Million. As the Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Digitzs, Laura’s passion is to make payments painless for niche software platforms used by merchants.
Leo Patching

Leo Patching

CEO, Co-Founder, Finance Expert

Leo is an active investor and game-changing C-Level exec to start-up technology ventures.
David Jaques

David Jaques

Chairman, Co-Founder, 1st CFO @ PayPal

As the first CFO of PayPal, treasurer at Silicon Valley Bank and Director at Blue Run Ventures, David is recognized by the global fintech community as a pioneer
Ben Way

Ben Way

Chief Product Officer, Co-Founder, Multiple Exits

Ben Way is a best selling author, leading futurologist, technologist, inventor, and entrepreneur. With over twenty years of experience in technology and innovation, Ben has travelled the world seeking out and developing new technologies. As a leading voice on the challenges and benefits of tomorrows technology, he has advised some of the worlds leading institutions, including the White House, regarding technological preparations for the future. He is the recipient of the millennium entrepreneur of the year award and has appeared on numerous technology and philanthropy television programs. Now based in San Francisco he helps take early and mid stage companies into the US market.
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Bekah Rife

Zen Facilitator, Co-Founder

Bekah competes at a Division 1 level in water sports and brings the same can-do attitude to help us win every day at Digitzs.
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Libah Grossman

Relationship Ninja, Co-Founder

Libah has solid success and experience selling innovative B2B software and services. Enthusiastic and client-­focused, she’s here to ensure that each and every customer is elated with Digitzs.

KEY CUSTOMERS & PARTNERS

TicketSocket OneBill Instant Payments Jobi Dealerclick




DEAL TYPE

Convertible Note

FUNDING GOAL

$2,500,000 

CURRENT RESERVATIONS

$1,625,000

MINIMUM RESERVATION

$25,000

DEAL STAGE

Other

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