"Veeqo does what it promised – cut our dispatch time from five minutes to two #winning"
Harry Mann, Brompton Bikes
Veeqo is backed by some of the most talented and experienced investors in retail and tech
Octopus Investments, part of the Octopus Group, is an award-winning, fast-growing investment business dedicated to delivering quality services and products to financial advisers and investors across the UK.
Tom is a leading entrepreneur and active private investor who founded the UK fashion retail chain New Look in 1969.
Dan has started several companies, with exits both in UK and US. He now focuses his efforts on incubating and investing in tech start ups.
Working at Veeqo
Veeqo is built by a talented, passionate team. We’re hard workers, and develop our ground-breaking, award-winning software with one objective in mind – to help retailers increase their sales.
We’re a growing company, and always on the look-out for awesome new talent to be part of our team. Fancy joining us?
The Veeqo story is just beginning – but look how far we’ve come already.
And so it begins…
Retailer Matt Warren starts building Veeqo from his home in Swansea, South Wales. He also begins raising investment via crowdfunding, becoming the first Welsh company to do so.
Matt also hires CTO Daniel Vartanov and a tech team in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan to help build the Veeqo platform from scratch.
Veeqo beta version released
Veeqo is released to a small handful of customers in beta mode. It integrates with Shopify, Amazon and Royal Mail, giving ecommerce retailers the ability to manage their inventory and orders across multiple channels from a single, cloud-based platform.
Veeqo is launched to the world, and officially out of beta – complete with a new eBay integration. $670k is raised through crowdfunding and the first full-time Veeqo employees are hired.
$1m seed funding raised
Veeqo raises $1m of seed funding from retail magnate and founder of UK retail chain New Look, Tom Singh.
Product listing and iPhone app goes lives
Veeqo gets its next major update – a brand new listing tool, allowing retailers to easily sell multichannel. Also released is an iPhone app that offers reporting, stock taking and barcode scanning capabilities, all designed to help retailers save time.
Shipping firm ParcelBright acquired
Veeqo acquires London-based shipping startup ParcelBright. Veeqo customers in the UK can now easily ship internationally, and are also offered discounted shipping rates and tracking facilities – all within a single platform.
£1.2m raised through crowdfunding
Veeqo raises £1.2m on the crowdfunding platform Seedrs, at a company valuation of £8m. The investment is used to improve the Veeqo software, and expand the team – with new roles created across engineering, marketing, sales and support.
Veeqo Marketplace is born
Our brand new app store, the Veeqo Marketplace, is launched – giving retailers and third party developers the opportunity to build brand new features and functionality on the Veeqo platform
Veeqo Scanner is launched
Our first ever hardware device, the Veeqo Scanner, promises to bring enterprise-level logistics opportunities to retailers of all sizes.
Veeqo selected for Upscale 2018
Veeqo is enrolled into Upscale 2018, one of just 37 companies to be selected to join the prestigious programme. The year-long series of events aims to help the UK's leading scaleups grow into the tech giants of tomorrow.
Veeqo Purchasing goes live
A revolutionary new way to purchase inventory from suppliers is launched inside Veeqo. Buying teams are now able to manage all their suppliers and order new stock more quickly and easily than ever.
Veeqo raises £3.3m Growth Investment
The Development Capital team at Octopus Investments inject £3.3m into Veeqo, which is used to further Veeqo’s dominant position in the UK market and to expand into the USA.