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.
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
158 (est)
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

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

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$86.8 m

Latest funding size

$13.75 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago


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 Financials


Revenue (Q3, 2017)

16.7 m

Market valuation

172 m

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

1 m
USDQ3, 2016Q3, 2017


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


908 14 1.1 m402.1 k1.8 m938.1 k3.4 m2.9 m1 m

Accounts Receivable

328.2 k868.8 k1.8 m2.4 m1.2 m2.2 m967.7 k719.5 k1.9 m

Current Assets

329.1 k868.8 k2.9 m2.8 m3 m3.1 m4.4 m3.7 m2.9 m


17 k82.6 k14.1 k8.5 k5.5 k13.2 k9.4 k15.7 k2.6 k
USDY, 2017


107.1 k
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Boku Operating Metrics

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


3.20 b
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Boku Online and Social Media Presence

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Boku News and Updates

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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