The Company

Established to partner ambitious brands in connecting with their customers better, bolder and in radical new ways, Penny Black is built on over 150 years of ground-breaking tech expertise.

The Company

Established to partner ambitious brands in connecting with their customers better, bolder and in radical new ways, Penny Black is built on over 150 years of ground-breaking tech expertise.

Shifts happen

One of the most noticeable, accelerated by COVID, has seen the rapid shift from face-to-face retail to ecommerce. As a result, packaging is quickly becoming the only physical contact brands may have with their customer.

We are dedicated to helping leaders of premium consumer brands, turn this shift into a competitive advantage by replicating the in-store experience through packaging for online customers.

Whilst our platform is our vehicle, as a company we specialise in building lasting connections between brands and their customers. 

Shifts happen

One of the most noticeable, accelerated by COVID, has seen the rapid shift from face-to-face retail to ecommerce. As a result, packaging is quickly becoming the only physical contact brands may have with their customer.

We are dedicated to helping leaders of premium consumer brands, turn this shift into a competitive advantage by replicating the in-store experience through packaging for online customers.

Whilst our platform is our vehicle, as a company we specialise in building lasting connections between brands and their customers. 

76%

say they would more likely buy from a retailer that offers personalised recommendations

76%

say they would more likely buy from a retailer that offers personalised recommendations

76%

say they would more likely buy from a retailer that offers personalised recommendations

We believe that combining the expertise of global leaders with an entrepreneurial vision is the best recipe for future success

Today we’re a standalone entity, but Penny Black was incubated in AGFA’s legendary innovation lab and continues to benefit from the support and reach of the global giant.

With 154 years of innovation in the development, manufacture and distribution of imaging products, software and systems, AGFA is the perfect partner for delivering our late stage dynamic print solutions.

With the vision of Penny Black’s leadership team, the unique approach of our investors, 9.5 Ventures, and a continuing partnership with AGFA, we have been able to accelerate innovation and deliver an award winning solution

Award winning technology

We believe that combining the expertise of global leaders with an entrepreneurial vision is the best recipe for future success

Today we’re a standalone entity, but Penny Black was incubated in AGFA’s legendary innovation lab and continues to benefit from the support and reach of the global giant.

With 154 years of innovation in the development, manufacture and distribution of imaging products, software and systems, AGFA is the perfect partner for delivering our late stage dynamic print solutions.

With the vision of Penny Black’s leadership team, the unique approach of our investors, 9.5 Ventures, and a continuing partnership with AGFA, we have been able to accelerate innovation and deliver an award winning solution

Award winning technology

“It’s an exciting time to be innovating in the ecommerce space and to win the BeCommerce Special Jury Award in 2020 for our Unboxing platform feels like a real validation of our vision and the endless possibilities that our work so far is opening up”
Douglas Franklin
Penny Black, CEO