2012 - Significant events during the year
Seamless applied for listing on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm at the beginning of the year and the listing was approved in May, and since June 13, 2012, Seamless has traded on the NASDAQ OMX Small Cap list.
A number of agreements with cash register system providers such Extenda, Micros-Fidelio and EG retail were signed, making SEQR an integral part of the cash register systems at suppliers. A number of agreements regarding SEQR were also signed during the year, including Axfood who owns Willys, PrisXtra, Hemköp and Tempo. Agreements are also written with chains like Kjell & Co, WebHallen, Dormy, Max, Burger King, Modebolagen in Malmo, and more. SEQR was rolled out in about 400 of Axfood stores at the above-mentioned chains.
Garanti Bank becomes the first bank to launch SEQR in Romania. Seamless and Garanti Bank jointly introduced SEQR on the Romanian market through a pilot project involving some of the larger retail chains in the country.
2011 - The Mobile Money Era
2011: The transaction switch has 12 years of development behind it and now does over 2,4 billion transactions per year at over 525,000 point of sales world wide.
2010: Year began with orders of 43 million SEK; a strong focus on the marketing of Mollet decides the way ahead.
2009: The first agreement for a Mobile Wallet solution, Mollet™ is signed. The ERS 360º is released with a totally refurnished system architecture.
2008: Seamless enters the Mobile Money arena with the launch of Mollet™. A Mega operator in India orders a large order of ERS 360º. A Group Frame Agreement is signed with multinational Mobile Operator MTN.
2007 - Bringing in the future
ERS 360° is launched enabling faster roll out and easier integration of new applications. Ericsson and Seamless enter into Global Partnership for marketing of Voucherless Top Up to Mobile Operators.
2006 - Making partners
2006: Seamless shares are traded publicly on the OMX/First North stock exchange. More than 500 shareholders invested in Seamless. Sagem Orga and Seamless enter into a global partnership for marketing of Top Up to Mobile Operators.
2005: Ericsson and Seamless start collaboration in select markets. The start of long and strong relationship.
2004 - Going global
2004: Launched in the Middle East.
2003: Launches in Asia, Africa and the Americas.
2002: The electronic Top Up system is launched in France
2001 - The company Seamless is formed
The ingenious Top Up system was ready for launch in September 2001. Not only major mobile operators but even retail chains like 7-11, a petrol station and popular joint like Mc Donald’s joined in. The platform was developed in close co-operation with them, along one of the biggest distributors in the western hemisphere, Brightpoint. The new system was then launched in Sweden and received a lot of appreciation from the prepaid subscriber base making it an instant hit!
1999 - No detours for Top Up’s
IT visionary Mikael Signarsson came up with the idea of letting people perform Top Up’s from wherever they are, be it on the internet or life outside it. With a team of 5 software developers, an intense product development process began. In November the first transaction in Sweden is performed for mobile distributor Brightpoint.