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.
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
155 (est)
Boku was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Boku

Jon Prideaux

Jon Prideaux

Paul McGuire

Paul McGuire

Adam Lee

Adam Lee

Chief Revenue Officer
Stuart Neal

Stuart Neal

Advisory Board Member

Boku Office Locations

Boku has offices in San Francisco, London, Mumbai, München and in 1 other location
London, GB (HQ)
6 Boundary Row
San Francisco, US (HQ)
735 Battery St
München, DE
18 Marcel-Breuer-Straße
Mumbai, IN
Cosmos Plaza DN Nagar Muncipal School Rd

Boku Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$86.8 m

Latest funding size

$13.8 m

Time since last funding

about 1 year


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

Boku Financial Metrics


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

2.9 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


938.1 k3.4 m2.9 m

Accounts Receivable

2.2 m967.7 k1.1 m

Current Assets

3.1 m4.4 m4.1 m


13.2 k9.4 k15.7 k
Y, 2015

Financial Leverage

17.6 x
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Boku locks down another $13.75M to fund carrier connections for global expansion

 Global mobile payments company Boku announced a $13.75 million funding round today led by a consortium of UK investors. The company had previously raised approximately $77.25 million from Khosla Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Index Ventures, Benchmark, and Andreessen Horowitz among others. Th…

Boku raises $13.75 million as carrier billing adoption accelerates

Boku announced today that has raised $13.75 million in a new round of venture capital as it seeks to expand the range of carrier billing services it offers. Based in San Francisco and founded in 2009, Boku has now raised a total of $91 million. The latest round includes many of the same marquee inve…

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