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Startup Turns Your Tablet Into a Point-of-Sale System

This story appears in the October 2011 issue of Start Up.
Verdi Erg? 1/4 n, founder of Own Point of Sale
Verdi Ergün, founder of Own Point of Sale

Truly brilliant entrepreneurship sometimes means inventing the product you've been waiting for.

That's exactly what Verdi Ergün did when he founded Own Point of Sale in 2009. A startup out of Ann Arbor, Mich., Own offers quick-service cafes and coffee shops a cloud-based point-of-sale system that works on the company's custom tablet computers.

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