Punchh is the world leader in delivering dynamic, one to one customer engagement and loyalty, to grow same store sales and build customer relationships.

Punchh delivers innovative digital marketing products for physical retailers, combining AI and machine learning technologies, mobile-first expertise, and omnichannel communications designed to dramatically increase customer lifetime value.

Punchh was founded in 2010 by Shyam Rao, Sastry Penumarthy, & Aditya Sanghi. The company is headquartered in San Mateo, California, with offices in Austin, Texas; Jaipur and Chennai, India.

Punchh's mission is to help physical retailers supercharge their in-store and online customer experience, creating data-driven, AI-powered customer experiences that build long-lasting one-to-one relationships and drive same-store sales.

The Punchh Platform integrates seamlessly with your existing systems, helping you to build lasting customer loyalty that maximizes lifetime value. Its single, unified platform offers restaurants, c-stores, and retailers the power to dynamically engage with customers across every channel, letting you build real value and stand out in today’s competitive market.


Punchh has built most of its business up to now in the restaurant industry. Its customers include companies like Yum Brands (the Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, KFC giant), Denny’s and other big and smaller operations. 


Punchh is backed by Adams Street Partners, Sapphire Ventures, AllianceBernstein and others. The company raised $40M from a "Series C" financing on Nov 14, 2019. This new round brings Punchh's total funding to $71M to date.



  • Year founded: 2010
  • Funding Info: $71M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: $10M-$20M (2019)
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $300M as of Nov 14, 2019
  • City/Town: San Mateo
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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