TouchBistro is an iPad POS built for restaurant people, by restaurant people – with every feature designed to meet the unique needs and fast pace of the foodservice industry.

The story so far

TouchBistro was founded in 2010 with the goal of supporting the passion of restaurateurs through cutting-edge technology. TouchBistro is an iPad POS and integrated payments solution that helps restaurateurs put more money in their pockets and more time back in their day. Alex has been working in the technology industry for over 25 years and was named Founder/Entrepreneur of the Year in 2014 by Best In Biz Awards and was named CEO of the Year by Golden Bridge Awards in 2015. The TouchBistro team is a group of restaurant experts who are passionate about improving the experience of restaurant owners, staff and customers. They build easy to use world class technologies that inspire success. Powering over 25,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries worldwide, TouchBistro is changing the way restaurateurs do business. OMERS Ventures invested in TouchBistro in 2018.


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Alex Barrotti


Alex Barrotti

Alex Barrotti is the founder of TouchBistro, a successful serial entrepreneur in the technology sector. Alex founded INEX Corporation and developed a novel turnkey solution that enabled store owners to easily design and rapidly deploy web storefronts from ready-made templates. INEX was later sold to InfoSpace (now Blucora) for USD$45M to bolster InfoSpace’s e-commerce strategy.

The OMERS team