BOKU is a mobile online payments company. Boku aims to create a frictionless payment system allowing a mobile phone number to be used as a safe and secure payment instrument. Its bank-grade payments technology allows consumers to charge purchases to their mobile phone bill.

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TypePrivate
HQSan Francisco, US
Founded2009
Size (employees)165 (est)
Websiteboku.com
Boku was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Boku

Jon Prideaux

Jon Prideaux

CEO
Paul McGuire

Paul McGuire

Co-Founder
Adam Lee

Adam Lee

Chief Revenue Officer
Stuart Neal

Stuart Neal

Advisory Board Member
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Boku Office Locations

Boku has offices in San Francisco, London, Singapore, São Paulo and in 8 other locations
San Francisco, (HQ)
735 Battery St
London, (HQ)
2 Boundary Row
München,
Leopoldstraße 8-10
Mumbai,
205 Cosmos Plaza DN Nagar Muncipal School Rd
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Boku Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2009

Boku total Funding

$86.8 m

Boku latest funding size

$13.75 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Boku investors

Boku's latest funding round in September 2016 was reported to be $13.8 m. In total, Boku has raised $86.8 m. Boku's latest valuation is reported to be $172 m.
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Boku Revenue

Boku's revenue was reported to be £3.44 m in FY, 2017
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

3.4m

Net income (FY, 2017)

275.8k

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

206.4k

EBIT (FY, 2017)

203.3k

Market valuation

172.0m

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

1.1m
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

3.2m3.4m

Operating expense total

3.0m3.2m

EBITDA

206.4k

EBITDA margin, %

6%
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2016Q3, 2017

Revenue

9.4m16.7m
GBPFY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

80.050.043.2k908.014.01.1m402.1k1.8m938.1k3.4m2.9m1.0m1.1m

Accounts Receivable

122.9k328.2k868.8k1.8m2.4m1.2m2.2m967.7k719.5k14.1m19.4m

Inventories

2.2k61.3k

Current Assets

18.4k17.4k227.4k329.1k868.8k2.9m2.8m3.0m3.1m4.4m3.7m15.7m21.4m
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(275.0k)275.8k
GBPY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

22.2k

Financial Leverage

48.1 x
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Boku Operating Metrics

Boku's Users was reported to be 3.2 b in Nov, 2017.
Nov, 2017

Users

3.20 b
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Boku Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Danal$68 m
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Boku Online and Social Media Presence

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Boku News and Updates

Boku buys authentication outfit Danal

Danal, Inc., today announced Boku (AIM: BOKU), the world's leading independent direct carrier billin...

Boku Inc acquires Danal Inc for $112 Million consideration

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Danal, Inc., today announced Boku (AIM: BOKU), the world's leading independent direct carrier billing company, has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Danal, Inc for a total consideration of $112 Million plus warrants…

Direct Carrier Billing 2018 Global Market SWOT Analysis and Opportunities To 2023 | Key Players : Bango, Boku, Centili, Digital Turbine, DIMOCO, DOCOMO Digital

WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On –“ Direct Carrier Billing 2018 Global Market SWOT Analysis and Opportunities To 2023 | Key Players : Bango, Boku, Centili, Digital Turbine, DIMOCO, DOCOMO Digital”. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Market Sales Revenue and Emerging technology | Analysis by Leading Players: NTT DoCoMo, Bango, Boku, Singtel, Swisscom, T-Mobile, Fortumo

Direct Carrier Billing Market Research Report, By Component (Hardware, Software & Services), Authentication (Single-Factor Authentication and Two Factor Authentication), Type (MO Base Window), Platform (Android), and By Feature - Forecast till 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter…

Staying afloat: What the string of shelved IPOs means for investors

It takes a brave business leader to list their company on a public stock exchange, and while the success of an IPO is largely based on the firm’s underlying fundamentals, it’s also a delicate act of timing. This month, we’ve seen a string of British companies shelve their plans to float, includin…
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Boku Blogs

BRR Interview – Boku completes Danal Inc. acquisition

Jon Prideaux, CEO of Boku, talks us through the rationale and synergy behind the acquisition of Danal Inc. Watch the video. The post BRR Interview – Boku completes Danal Inc. acquisition appeared first on BOKU Inc (LON:BOKU).

BRR Interview – Interim Results

Jon Prideaux, CEO of Boku, the world’s leading independent direct carrier billing company, talks us through the Company’s 2018 Interim Results. The post BRR Interview – Interim Results appeared first on BOKU Inc (LON:BOKU).

Edison Executive Interview

In this video, CFO Stuart Neal discusses the highlights of the interim results and how the company expects to balance growth and profitability in the future. CEO Jon Prideaux goes on to provide an overview of how the company’s relationships with merchants are progressing, before describing some of t…

BRR Interview – Trading Update

Jon Prideaux, CEO of Boku, the world’s leading independent direct carrier billing company, talks us through the Company’s most recent Trading Update. The post BRR Interview – Trading Update appeared first on BOKU Inc (LON:BOKU).

Boku Company Life and Culture

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Boku Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Boku founded?

    Boku was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Boku key executives?

    Boku's key executives are Jon Prideaux, Paul McGuire and Adam Lee.

  • How many employees does Boku have?

    Boku has 165 employees.

  • What is Boku revenue?

    Latest Boku annual revenue is £3.4 m.

  • What is Boku revenue per employee?

    Latest Boku revenue per employee is £20.9 k.

  • Who are Boku competitors?

    Competitors of Boku include PayFast, PayPal and Net Element.

  • Where is Boku headquarters?

    Boku headquarters is located at 735 Battery St, San Francisco.

  • Where are Boku offices?

    Boku has offices in San Francisco, London, Singapore, São Paulo and in 8 other locations.

  • How many offices does Boku have?

    Boku has 12 offices.