The French multinational Sellsy has acquired Quipu, a Barcelona startup specializing in payment, accounting and billing management software. The price of the operation is confidential.
Quipu was founded in Barcelona by Roger Dobaño, Albert Bellonch and Bernat Farrero in 2013. Since then, it has specialized in management software for companies. It currently has 8,000 customers and a turnover of 1.5 million euros.
After the acquisition, the startup plans to remain linked to the city. "Currently, we employ 40 people and after the acquisition Sellsy wants to hire 20 people," Dobaño assures this newspaper. After the integration with the French multinational, Quipu expects to expand its catalog of services, especially in the field of customer management (CRM) and treasury management.
Sellsy is a French company founded in 2009 by two entrepreneurs, Frédéric Coulais and Alain Mevellec. The company also sells business management tools, in the field of marketing, sales, billing, payments and treasury management. Currently, it employs 155 people.