Appetize POS Technology Founding Story | Featured In Built In LA

June 3, 2019

News & Events

In Built In LA’s latest Insider Spotlight series, Appetize was featured to showcase our inspiring founding story and a few leaders that drive innovation and continue to help the team push boundaries to create leading point of sale technology.

In the article, “It all started at a Lakers game: How Appetize became a point-of-sale powerhouse,” readers get a firsthand look at how Appetize evolved into the cutting edge company it is today and how our leaders find inspiration in their work. Read the excerpt below, click here for the full article.

As it so happens, the idea for Appetize — a POS technology platform used by restaurants, entertainment and sports venues, attractions, and more  — was born in LA at a Lakers game. Three native Angelenos, and later co-founders of Appetize, reconnected at a game in 2011 and witnessed an archaic ordering process: Why wasn’t there a platform that improved the guest experience and business operations at events like this?

Fast forward to today, the company is 325 employees strong across three offices — and these days, it’s something of a homegrown success story.

To find out what’s next for the local tech company, we interviewed three Appetize employees about everything from product roadmaps and business forecasts to the lessons they’ve taken away from Appetize’s leadership team.