Two investor directors take their places on the Wooshping board


Wooshping, the market leading cloud-based NFC mobile engagement platform, has announced that it has welcomed two Investor Directors to the board.

Andrew Yates and Mark Pritchard, both highly successful UK entrepreneurs have joined the board as strategic non-executive directors of Wooshping, as well as investing significant personal stakes in the business.

Welcoming the directors, Founder and Managing Director Rupert Englander said, “I am delighted to welcome Andrew and Mark to the board of Wooshping and I welcome their personal investment in the business. In a short period of time Wooshping has successfully demonstrated the significant opportunity for NFC engagement campaigns with the likes of Nokia, Microsoft, Game and Local Viewpoints, and Andrew and Mark’s investment and commitment to the business underlines the belief in the opportunity to introduce the next level of consumer engagement.”

Wooshping offers cloud-based NFC based marketing campaigns providing real-time analytics and reporting, as well as cloud based management of campaigns allowing campaign owners the ultimate in flexibility and reporting for their campaigns.

Investor Directors (L to R) Mark Pritchard and Andrew Yates

Investor Directors (L to R) Mark Pritchard and Andrew Yates

Rupert Englander told Contactless Intelligence that he and Andrew had first met through the Accelerator Academy in which they both participated in earlier this year with Andrew taking on the role of mentor to Rupert.

Commenting on the appointments, Andrew Yates said “We have watched Rupert develop Wooshping rapidly and wanted to use our experience to help him accelerate the business growth.  He has some great technology and initial clients and we are excited to get involved with the business.”.

“It’s clear that NFC and related mobile technologies are a huge opportunity for companies to provide real time engagement with their customers – we believe Wooshping is well placed to both drive – and benefit from – this trend.” added Mark Pritchard


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