About us

The software company eos.uptrade provides online sales systems and ticketing solutions mainly for the public transport sector. The company was founded in 2000 and since then has developed into one of the most innovative software specialists.

In 2005, eos.uptrade launched its first online shop for public transport services in Hamburg and Nuremberg. Since then, the company decided to develop its solutions exclusively for the travel and transport industry and to become a leading provider in this area.

In addition to its mobile ticketing apps, eos.uptrade also offers a large selection of solutions for integrated timetable and fare information, mobile and web-based ticketing options for passengers, corporate clients, students, service and call centers as well as the integration of third-party sales channels and event tickets. This portfolio is completed by apps for ticket inspection and by the integration of additional mobility services such as car sharing, bike sharing, taxis, etc. for multimodal travel information and booking. eos.uptrade aims to offer comprehensive and integrated ticketing and sales solutions to transport companies.

At present, eos.uptrade has more than 80 customers in public transport (e.g. Hamburg, Berlin, Munich, Vienna) and in tourism who use mobile and online ticketing solutions with different interfaces to external systems.

In 2011 and 2012, eos.uptrade won the Deloitte Fast 50 Award as one of the fastest growing IT companies. In 2016, eos.uptrade also won the TOP 100 Award, an award handed out to honour Germany’s most innovative SMEs. And in 2017, eos.uptrade’s ticketing software eos.oneTouch was honoured as the “Ticketing Technology of the Year” at the Transport Ticketing Global Awards. A jury of renowned international experts praised the company’s smartphone-based Check-In/Be-Out solution.

eos.uptrade has its headquarters in Hamburg and currently employs a staff of more than 130. Since October 2013, Hacon (a subsidiary of Siemens Mobility GmbH) has been a partner and shareholder of eos.uptrade. In 2019, Hacon increased its share in eos.uptrade to 100%. This enables eos.uptrade, together with its partners Siemens Mobility and Hacon, to increasingly offer integrated passenger information and ticketing solutions. In September 2019 Mathias Hüske was appointed Managing Director of eos.uptrade.


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Michael Kujas, Christian Woodgett & Mathias Hüske (Management, from left to right)




Company’s history at a glance

  • 2000:  Foundation of Uptrade Services as internet agency
  • 2004:  EOS Uptrade was founded out of Uptrade Services and EOS Media
  • 2005:  First online shop projects for Hamburger Hochbahn and VAG Nürnberg
  • 2006:  Foundation of business unit “Travel and Transportation”
  • 2009:  Software solution TICKeos was launched on the market for the first time
  • 2011:  First Deloitte Fast50 Award
  • 2012:  Opening of second office in Dresden
  • 2013:  Hacon became shareholder of eos.uptrade
  • 2014:  Michael Groß was promoted to second managing director alongside Michael Kujas
  • 2015:  50. client in the public transport sector
  • 2016:  Award for Top 100 most innovative SMEs
  • 2016:  CIBO-App was one of three apps selected for Best Beta App 2016
  • 2017:  Opening of third office in Lübeck
  • 2017:  eos.uptrade won the Transport Ticketing Global Award in the category “Ticketing Technology of the Year”
  • 2017:  IT Innovation Award - eos.uptrade won another award for its CIBO solution
  • 2017:  HVV and BVG app receive awards for Top Mobility App from German magazine FOCUS-MONEY
  • 2018:  Christian Woodgett is appointed managing director of eos.uptrade
  • 2019:  Hacon increases its share in eos.uptrade to 100%
  • 2019:  For the third time in a row, eos.uptrade is awarded as one of "Hamburg's Best Employers"
  • 2019: Mathias Hüske is appointed third managing director of eos.uptrade
  • 2020:  Opening of fourth office in Bremen




We love innovation.

Innovation is important for us.
So important that we have been awarded several times.