Thanks to Irish Titan for underwriting our Minnesota Ecommerce Captains series focused on local leadership in the e-commerce industry.
Minnesota tech entrepreneur Charlie Youakim is a cofounder/CEO of Sezzle and guest speaker at the Twin Cities Ecommerce Meetup next Wednesday.
What exactly does Sezzle do and how does it work?
Sezzle is a payment solution that increases sales and basket sizes by enabling your customers to “Shop Now and Pay Later” with simple installment plans. We break down larger purchases into 4 equal payments spread over 6 weeks, with the first payment due at the time of the transaction and the remaining payments due every 2 weeks, thereafter.
When, why and how did you get started?
Sezzle was founded in January of 2016. We spent 2016 getting our team, product and funding in place. We launched a V1 product in Feb of 2017 and pivoted to our current product in Aug of 2017.
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