Corporate Information

Snapper has created a brand new payment category in New Zealand, based on small-value payments using contactless smart cards.  A first for New Zealand, Snapper draws on the best of local and international expertise.

In 2012 Snapper launched international ticketing technology business Snapper Services Ltd.

Snapper Services Limited provides a range of platforms that act as interfaces connecting existing ticketing systems to third-parties, allowing transport providers to offer modern, adaptable solutions to their customers including mobile reload and customer self-service.

Snapper is based in Wellington, New Zealand and employs over 40 people.

Who owns Snapper?

Snapper was purchased by Allectus Capital Limited in May 2019.

Allectus Capital is an investment company with a value focused technology portfolio of listed and unlisted companies. Allectus was formed to invest in, and partner with, potentially disruptive businesses in the technology sector. Allectus oversees and supports c.US$300m in technology investments, principally in the Asia Pacific and United Kingdom, for clients of ICM Limited (ICM). Allectus is owned by ICM and UIL Limited.

Snapper people

Snapper is powered by a team of world-class people, committed to making Snapper a design-led and customer-led organisation.

Snapper Board of Directors

  • Steve Gallagher (Chair)
  • Dugald Morrison
  • Pierre de Villecourt

Team Snapper Management

Snapper partners

KSCC

The leading edge technology underpinning Snapper is from Korea Smart Card Company (KSCC). KSCC was established to install and operate Seoul’s new transportation system in 2004. The company operates the system, settles fares, and issues the contactless T-Money card and devices. The system handles 30 million transactions daily on almost 20,000 buses across 242 operators, 73,000 taxis and 8,000 metro train gates.

Activata

Activata is the prepay innovator, helping New Zealand retailers to sell the products that keep kiwis connected.

From prepaid mobile top-ups to prepaid electricity, the best-selling phone cards to generic prepay currency, Activata offer content providers nationwide reach into the places that consumers go most often and we provide retailers the prepay products that keep customers coming back for more.

Activata is New Zealand’s only kiwi-owned prepay network, focused on providing excellence in prepaid innovation, design development, consultancy and execution.

Snapper started working with Activata in 2016 to support the Snapper retail top up network after Eftpos New Zealand announced they were turning off their network integration switch.

HTS Group

HTS Group has Australasian expertise in end-to-end ticketing integration and maintenance, with significant experience in integrating electronic ticketing systems for the public transport sector.

ABnote

ABnote is the Asia-Pacific leader in cards manufacturing and personalisation. From card design, pre-press, personalisation and packaging to in-store and consumer delivery, ABnote is positioned to provide efficient and effective quality card services and is quality driven and adaptable to changes in the card industry.

ABnote manufactures and produces all card types – from paper through to plastics, laminated, PVC and polycarbonate – incorporating security, not only into the design, but into the finished card product as well.

Snapper Services

Looking for Snapper Services, our International ticketing technology business? Click here.

Snapper Services Ltd (Snapper) is a New Zealand tech company working locally and internationally delivering service-based solutions designed to improve the customer experience and flexibility of transport ticketing systems.

Snapper provides a range of platforms that act as interfaces connecting existing ticketing systems to third-parties, allowing transport providers to offer modern, adaptable solutions to their customers including mobile reload and customer self-service.

Take a look at our full range of solutions here.

Read about some of Snapper’s proven, in-market projects here.