Founded in 2013, abl social federation began with an aim to spread free Wi-Fi coverage across Germany. After several projects with the public and private sectors, abl soon
developed its product into an omni-channel marketing portal.
Combining elements of digital customer communication at the point of sale, abl has more than 8,000 touch points in Germany, including 20 of the largest shopping streets in the country. Based on valuation, it is among the country’s five highest–earning companies under five years old.
With its headquarters in Nuremberg and an office in Berlin, abl also has set up operations in Switzerland, the U.A.E. and Singapore.
“Asia is a reference market that is growing and one of our target markets for the next years where we definitely want a market share,” says Founder and CEO Benjamin Akinci.
While planning its initial public offering this year, abl hopes to link up with technology partners to build a distribution model in Asia.