Pacto, the all-in-one Point of Sale (POS) platform with integrated payments for restaurants and bars in Mexico, has unveiled “Pacto Plus” in partnership with leading vendors and suppliers in the restaurant, food, and technology ecosystem. The marketplace will initially begin in Mexico, with plans for regional expansion.
With Pacto Plus, targeted to support the 650,000+ full service, quick service restaurants and bars in Mexico, restaurant owners will enjoy special benefits from Pacto-curated vendors to help them grow their businesses.
Initial launch partners for the Pacto Plus merchant hub include:
- Getnet (Payment processing solutions for restaurants)
- Cooking Depot.com (Restaurant supplies)
- Runa (Industry leading payroll and HR software for small and medium merchants)
- Ambrosia (Training, education, creation, and organization of culinary experiences)
- Vioo (On-demand visual content creation marketplace for businesses)
- Simmple (Electronic invoicing platform and accounting services)
“Starting and running a restaurant is extremely challenging in today’s environment. From labor shortages to rising food costs and inflation, it’s never been harder to run a profitable restaurant,” said Ryan Croft, Pacto co-founder and CEO. “That’s where Pacto Plus comes in. Pacto merchants gain access to industry leading products and services with discounts or rewards just from working with Pacto to offer a comprehensive suite of services tailored to the unique needs of restaurant owners. The Marketplace allows our merchant partners to access our growing Pacto merchant base, so we built this as a win-win for merchants and vendors.”
Pacto Plus is a game-changer for restaurants and bar leaders, as it enables them to access a wide range of products and services from top-notch companies. By leveraging the expertise and capabilities of participating partners, Pacto empowers restaurant owners to grow their business by focusing on the customer, not the tedious, time consuming aspects of setting up and managing the business.
Getnet, a trusted payment processor, will provide secure and seamless payment solutions, ensuring a frictionless transaction experience for both the restaurant and its customers.
Cooking Depot, a leading provider of restaurant supplies, will grant restaurant owners access to a wide range of high-quality products at competitive prices, both online and across 15+ physical stores across Mexico.
Runa, an industry-leading HR management platform, will offer restaurant owners state-of-the-art human resources solutions, facilitating efficient employee management and streamlining payroll processes.
Ambrosía Centro Culinario will offer discounts on training courses and educational culinary programs, contributing to the professionalization of teams in restaurants.
Vioo, on the other hand, will provide special discounts on the creation of audiovisual content (photography and video) for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops, ideal for websites and social media.
Simmple platform will offer discounts on their accounting services for the same segment.
Quotes from Participating Companies:
"Through Pacto Plus, we are excited to contribute to the growth of restaurants in Mexico by providing them with access to our diverse range of culinary experiences and knowledge. Together with Pacto, we can revolutionize the restaurant industry and offer unique opportunities to restaurant owners," said Alejandra Ríos, CEO of Ambrosía.
"Partnering with Pacto to bring our HR management solutions to their Pacto Plus marketplace is an exciting opportunity. By combining Runa's expertise with Pacto's innovative platform, we can empower merchants to effectively manage their workforce and focus on delivering exceptional dining experiences," said Runa CEO Courtney McColgan.
Pacto Plus demonstrates the company's commitment to providing its merchants with unparalleled resources and support to thrive in the competitive restaurant industry. By leveraging the collective strengths of Getnet, Cooking Depot, Ambrosía, Runa, Vioo and Simmple, Pacto is empowering its merchants with a comprehensive suite of services that drive growth, efficiency, and customer satisfaction.
To learn more about Pacto and its Pacto Plus Merchant Hub Marketplace, please visit pacto.co/pactoplus
Pacto is the all-in-one Point of Sale (POS) platform with integrated payments for restaurants and bars. Its mission is to make digital commerce accessible for business owners in Mexico and Latin America. Through tools and technology that allow them to improve their daily operation, have management of their income, and accelerate their digitalization with cashless payments.
Based in the United States and with operations in Mexico, Pacto was founded in 2021 by serial entrepreneur Ryan Croft, Gordon Whitehouse (previously Apple and Samsung Mobile), and Rodrigo Kuri (previously Citibanamex and Banco Santander).
Pacto is backed by national and international investors, including DILA Capital, FEMSA Ventures, 500 Global, Leap Global Partners, TnT Ventures, First Check Ventures, and Polymath Ventures, as well as individual angel investors, including Kevin Carter (Night Capital), Courtney McColgan (Runa), Rami Essaid (Finmark), and members of the restaurant and hospitality sector such as Ángel Losada (Grupo Gigante), Steve Salis (Catalogue), Steve Simoni (Bbot), Bo Davis (MarginEdge), and Ryan Simonetti (Convene). The company has raised $6 million USD since starting in August 2021.
For more information, visit www.pacto.co