BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - July 17, 2014) - LevelUp, the mobile payments company with over 1.5 million users and 14,000 accepting business locations, today announces the launch of "The LevelUp StartUp Program."

Built to support the growing food service economy, The LevelUp StartUp program offers new restaurants a variety of free tools to support their successful launch. Services include:

  • 3 months of free payment processing through LevelUp
  • Free Hardware to accept mobile payments
  • 1 free email blast to LevelUp users near your business announcing your launch
  • 250 free promotional cards to promote your program to customers

After 3 months, businesses will enjoy LevelUp's low 1.95% payment processing and continue free access to analytics, customer CRM and more.

"We remember what it was like to be a startup company trying to get our business off the ground. Every little bit helps," said Seth Priebatsch, CEO of LevelUp. "LevelUp's mobile payments can provide a new restaurant with the lowest payment processing available, plus a suite of marketing tools to drive new customers and motivate loyal behavior."

Restaurants interested in applying for the LevelUp StartUp program can easily sign up by visiting

For a deeper look at how many customers are already paying with LevelUp in your neighborhood, you can use LevelUp's free Customer Finder tool to see how active the community is and get suggestions on where to pay with LevelUp nearby.

About LevelUp

LevelUp is one of the largest open payments network in the U.S. Consumers use their LevelUp account to pay with their smart device or web browser, demonstrating the fastest and easiest way to pay. Businesses accept transactions for just 1.95% flat, thus enabling dramatic cost savings they can pass along to customers. LevelUp is backed by Google Ventures, Balderton Capital, Continental Investors, Highland Capital, Transmedia Capital and T-Venture, the venture arm of Deutsche-Telekom. Learn more at

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