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Droplet reboot seeks payments niche

TECHNATION200: Birmingham-based mobile payments startup Droplet this year pivoted into a digital rewards business with mobile payments attached, responding to the rise of big US competitors, as well as contactless cards. Co-founder Will Grant tells Julian Blake about the shift, and why in a fragmented marketplace Droplet will continue to serve independent traders.

Will Grant – CV

Since 2011
Co-founder, Droplet

2011-14
Interaction designer, Bitcala

2013-14
Mentor, Oxygen Accelerator

2008-11
Technology director, Big Button
Technology director, Buto.tv

2005-07
Web content manager, Staffordshire County Council.

Education

1999-2001
BSc (sons), human computer interaction, Birmingham City University.