Cincinnati,  OH 
United States
  • Booth: 5675l

LISNR powers secure & seamless payments via QSR mobile apps.

LISNR® powers secure payment experiences & seamless connected "micro-moments" across the customer journey with the most advanced Ultrasonic Data Platform. This is achieved via a software solution that sends micro-communications between devices using inaudible sound. The technology allows retailers to enable mobile wallet experiences across transactional & experiential touchpoints like; Point-of-sale, drive-thru, in-store pickup, delivery and Curbside pickup, which we together call "micro-moments'. LISNR has raised $30 million dollars for their technology which can help retailers power the new connected shopper experience across digital & in-store. Companies like Jaguar Land Rover, Ticketmaster, Visa and more use this solution to create frictionless applications for consumers around the world. Founded in 2012, LISNR has over 40 employees and offices in California and Ohio. Major investors include Intel, Jump Capital, Mercury Fund, R/GA, and Synchrony Financial.

 Press Releases

  • LISNR® was Selected as the Only Payment Company in the Innovation Hub’s Startup Alley!


    Chicago, IL - May 9th, 2019  – LISNR® joins a selective group of restaurant and hospitality startups as the only payment solution participant in the National Restaurant Association’s Startup Alley at their centennial show in Chicago, located in the Innovation Hub at booth 5675L. This announcement quickly follows the news of LISNR’s selection for the METRO Target Retail Accelerator, Certified by Techstars.


    From May 18-21, 2019 the nation’s leading restaurant and hospitality professionals will descend on Chicago with the goal of discovering the latest and greatest their industry has to offer. LISNR was selected as the only payments and experience company to demonstrate the future of how customers will order, pay, and get rewarded. Click here to schedule a meeting with the LISNR team in Chicago.


    Mary Pat Heftman, president of the Restaurant Show Group, explains “Innovation in the foodservice industry seems to be growing exponentially. I’m impressed year after year by the ideas and creativity of our Startup Alley exhibitors.” LISNR will bring the future of payments to the National Restaurant Show shortly for all restaurants that want to make sure their drive-thrus, pick-up methods, and payments continue to exceed customer expectations.


    After 100 years of restaurant innovation at the Restaurant Show, it’s only fitting that a next generation payment and customer engagement platform be on display for restaurant professionals and beyond to experience first-hand. While a number of POS systems have historically been on display, LISNR is the first ever payment technology at the National Restaurant Show that uses sound waves to order and transact. Heftman goes on to say, “If restaurant operators want to see what’s next in foodservice, they must visit Startup Alley.”


    Mobile innovation is increasing at a rapid clip in the restaurant industry, but many operators are finding it hard to keep up. QSR Magazine found that 62% of restaurant operators worry they will not keep up with the mobile future of their industry. That is why it is so important for LISNR to exhibit at the National Restaurant Association show this year; to bring a new vision for mobile payments and engagements that utilizes existing hardware and infrastructure within restaurants.


    LISNR is known for their ultrasonic payment solution that can be implemented at the drive-thru and in-restaurant to verify customer identity and automatically send encrypted payment details from a customer’s mobile device straight to the POS that the cashier is using, improving the security and ease of all payments within the QSR ecosystem. Mobile is the future of QSRs and leaders in the space are starting to make investments and try out technologies to make sure they can get ahead of their competitors.


    About LISNR

    LISNR® powers transactions across the customer journey for retailers and restaurants globally with the most advanced Ultrasonic Data Platform. Today, companies like Jaguar Land Rover, Ticketmaster, and Visa use this solution to create secure & frictionless moments for consumers around the world. Founded in 2012, LISNR is located in Oakland, CA and Cincinnati, OH. Major investors include Intel, Jump Capital, Mercury Fund, R/GA, and Synchrony Financial. To learn more about the LISNR technology visit: or email

    Source: LISNR, INC

    James Bellefeuille


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