GUSTO Announces Industry Leading Integration with LevelUp


Bethesda, MD, December 10, 2015 –(– GUSTO, a nationwide leader in enterprise point of sale technology for the fast-casual marketplace, announces a industry leading integration with LevelUp; allowing LevelUp merchants to take advantage of every facet of LevelUp’s application, thus bettering their interaction with their customers. This marks the beginning of a partnership with LevelUp and is part of GUSTO’s ongoing strategy to provide our customers with thoughtful solutions, revolutionizing what software interaction can look and feel like within the point-of-sale industry.

A direct integration with LevelUp’s application offers their mutual customers a seamless payment, promotion and mobile payment solution that places security and ease-of-use at the forefront. GUSTO unlocks centralized management of the entire enterprise and access to actionable intelligence relevant to their operations in real-time and from anywhere, as well as the best in customer loyalty, rewards, stability, and performance, all while working to “keep IT out of the restaurant.”

“This partnership is exciting because it allows us to offer merchants an innovative, revenue generating point-of-sale along with a full-stack mobile customer acquisition tool through the LevelUp user base,” says GUSTO Founder Bill Draper. “LevelUp began by revolutionizing the mobile payments industry and continues to work with their partners in an industry-leading manner. LevelUp offers competitive rates to our mutual customers and continues to evolve, leading the way in payments, loyalty, promotion, mobile order ahead, and most importantly supporting the needs of an ever changing operator.”

“We are delighted to align with such a forward-thinking partner in GUSTO. They have shown us time and time again that they will challenge the industry and create new and easier ways for merchants to operate their businesses,” says Harald Prokop, CTO at LevelUp. “Also, GUSTO’s eagerness to adopt our expanding app functionality speaks to our mutual commitment to put a best of breed solution in our mutual customers’ hands.”

LevelUp helps merchants own the shift to mobile by powering mobile-payment optimized loyalty programs that enable customers to pay and accrue/redeem rewards with a single scan or tap. LevelUp’s real-time analytics platform gives merchants meaningful insight about their customers and access to a wide range of campaigns that are proven to drive revenue and increase customer happiness. LevelUp is currently used by over 14,000 merchant locations and nearly 2 million users. Anyone can download the free LevelUp app for iPhone or Android. Merchants can also embed the LevelUp SDK into their own branded applications.

GUSTO delivers fast-casual entrepreneurs the tools they need to operate a single location or a robust franchise. In order to grow their businesses, restaurant owners require POS systems that bring simplicity to the front of house operations while providing a native powerful back of house tool-set that yields the organized, actionable data that fuels business growth.

“At GUSTO we strive to build partnerships based on a shared vision and mission, utilizing the strengths of each partner,” says Niko Papademetriou, GUSTO’s Director of Business Development. “This allows for a true best of breed solution for our customers.”

Learn more about Gusto at

Contact GUSTO:
Niko Papademetriou | Director of Business Development | 202-304-6604

Learn more about LevelUp at

Contact LevelUp:
Alex Shuck | Director of Marketing


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