A SCOTTISH start-up focused on electronic point-of-sale technology targeted at the hospitality sector has announced it closed 2019 with 200 clients, just eight months after launching on to the market.

Edinburgh-based ePOS Hybrid claims to have created the world’s most advanced hospitality platform of its kind to help drive efficiency and enhance customer service.

The company said it has clients across Scotland, England and Wales, as well as in Australia and India.

The company offers products including point-of-sale terminals and online and mobile ordering solutions, and also provides customer self-checkouts and interactive smart tables which connect with each other for ease of use for customers.

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It said a series of high-quality appointments has helped to accelerate the company’s rapid growth, bringing the management team to a six-strong unit with years of experience in IT, technology and high-growth start-ups.

Appointments to the board of directors include non-executive directors Alex Grant, Alastair Hutt, Caroline Heeney and chief technology officer Hema Bellapukonda.

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Mr Grant has 36 years experience in financial services and technology, latterly serving as head of technology at RBS and Natwest, Mr Hutt has over 40 years experience in business growth, product development and partnerships, recently acting as head of partnerships and innovation management at Natwest and RBS.

With over 15 years of experience, Ms Bellapukonda will handle software development, project management and quality assurance, while Ms Heeney joins with extensive background in commercial law, “further reinforcing the company’s commitment to strategic business growth”.

Andrew Gibbon, head of growth at ePOS Hybrid, said: “We’re firmly on track to continue on-boarding 75 new clients every month and we’re well on our way to hitting 500 customers by May 2020.”