Leslie, a London, UK-based fintech startup, raised a multi-million pound seed funding round.
Backers included Henry Kravis, Middleby Corporation, and Larry Diamond.
The company intends to use the funds to continue its growth in the UK and accelerate rapid expansion across the globe.
Founded by entrepreneurs Joey Barnett and Dovi David, Leslie provides hospitality industry players across the UK with a simplified and efficient way to order, tip and pay. The company’s technology, accessible to the end-user via a QR code, with no app download required, delivers an easy customer experience and checkout process, enabling customers to pay for food and drink via their smartphone instantly.
Leslie has already recruited a staff complement, including senior hires from the likes of Deliveroo, Just Eat, Apple, Mastercard and Amazon.