Clickatell

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Clickatell is a company developing business-to-consumer messaging solutions. It offers Clickatell Touch, a digital front office set for the customer service industry. The company also provides Clickatell Platform that allows users to SMS-enable an application, website, or system.

TypePrivate
Founded2000
HQRedwood City, CA, US
Websiteclickatell.com
Employee Ratings4.3
Overall CultureA

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)297
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Clickatell

Pieter de Villiers

Pieter de Villiers

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Glen Braganza

Glen Braganza

Chief Financial Officer
Jeppe Dorff

Jeppe Dorff

Chief Product & Technology Officer
Dieter van Rooyen

Dieter van Rooyen

Vice President: Sales Support
Zan Chivell

Zan Chivell

Chief HR Officer
Jennifer Shambroom

Jennifer Shambroom

Chief Marketing Officer
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Clickatell Office Locations

Clickatell has offices in Redwood City, Toronto, Lagos and Cape Town
Redwood City, CA, US (HQ)
900 Island Dr #202
Lagos, NG
5th Floor, Level, 1 Ozumba Mbadiwe Ave, Victoria Island
Cape Town, ZA
100 Edward Rd, Bo Oakdale
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Clickatell Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2000

Clickatell total Funding

$12 m

Clickatell latest funding size

$12 m

Time since last funding

10 years ago

Clickatell investors

Clickatell's latest funding round in February 2011 was reported to be $12 m. In total, Clickatell has raised $12 m
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Clickatell Operating Metrics

Clickatell's Users was reported to be 5 b in Dec, 2020.
Dec, 2020

Customers (Banks, US)

75

Messages Sent per year

10 b

Users

5 b
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Clickatell Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Multimode, IncMarch 02, 2006

Clickatell Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

68/100

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Clickatell Online and Social Media Presence

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Clickatell Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    89/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    85/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    100/100

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Clickatell News and Updates

Nigeria's Sterling Bank partners Clickatell for WhatsApp service

Sterling Bank Plc, Nigeria's leading commercial bank, in collaboration with Clickatell, a global leader in mobile communications and chat commerce, today announced a unique and very personalised banki

Clickatell Expands Its Board With Industry Heavyweights to Bolster Growth

REDWOOD CITY, California, Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- South African-born and Silicon Valley-based global customer engagement company, Clickatell, has made three new appointments to its board as it enters its next phase of growth and global expansion. Michael Jordaan, respected financial ...

Fintech Provider Clickatell Scoops up Awards With its Chat Banking on WhatsApp Offering

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, December 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Clickatell has unlocked possibilities for several large banks across Africa, driving Financial Inclusion and earning recognition from prestigious industry organizations. (Photo:...

Message service Clickatell considers IPO to fund expansion: CEO

Clickatell, which helps companies communicate with customers via mobile messaging platforms, is considering a public offering next year as it seeks to fund a rapid expansion of its services, founder and CEO Pieter de Villiers said on Tuesday.

Message service Clickatell considers IPO to fund expansion -CEO

Clickatell, which helps companies communicate with customers via mobile messaging platforms, is considering a public offering next year as it seeks to fund a rapid expansion of its services, founder and CEO Pieter de Villiers said on Tuesday.

Clickatell Transact, Kwesé Iflix and Gt Bank To Provide Unrivaled Entertainment to Nigeria via *737*60# USSD channel

LAGOS, NIGERIA – September 2018 - Clickatell Transact , Kwesé iflix (Africa’s game-changing digital entertainment platform) , together with GT Bank and some of the most prominent banks in Nigeria, have partnered to offer the freshest line-up of sports, news and entertainment, available to millions …

Clickatell Blogs

Holding onto our Humanity in a Rapidly Changing Digital World – Part 2

In this second instalment, Prof Armstrong, chair of Digital Business at Wits Business School expands on his thoughts about digital transformation, tackling the thorny issues of digital ethics as well as how companies should be taking responsibility for how they manage their digital growth. Africa ha…

Looking to the Future with Chat Commerce: Q2 Wrapped Up

The lowdown on Q2 at Clickatell How can it be that half of 2021 is already behind us? Although we have to say that it’s certainly reflected in all the hard work and the progress we’ve made so far, and what is life without progress? At Clickatell, we certainly don’t believe in remaining stagnant. We …

Holding onto our Humanity in a Rapidly Changing Digital World – Part 1

To be remembered as the man who helped achieve the impossible is a legacy very few can hope to claim. But when you mention the name, Professor Brian Armstrong, most South Africans will know him as the Group COO who, along with a core leadership team under Sipho Maseko, is credited with turning natio…

Is Customer Self-Service Right for My Business?

Increasingly today’s customer engagement platforms include self-service options. They enable customers to quickly find the solutions they need. Customers love them because they’re fast, consistent, and easy. We’ll walk you through the considerations and options to help you see if this approach to cu…

Making Payments on Chat: The Next Frontier

The megatrends are aligning to drive the next iteration of digital commerce to the new arena of chat commerce — meaning consumers not only talk to brands via chat and access customer service, but they make purchases on chat, too. Think of chat commerce as the simple act of using your favorite chat a…

The Product Triad at Clickatell: A Partnership, not a Battlefield

By: Gavin Harvett, SVP of Product Management at Clickatell. Clickatell has been serving the global messaging needs of brands for over 20 years. I have only been part of the journey for the past 2 years, during which time I have worked with some of the brightest minds and most passionate people I cou…
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Clickatell Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Clickatell founded?

    Clickatell was founded in 2000.

  • Who are Clickatell key executives?

    Clickatell's key executives are Pieter de Villiers, Glen Braganza and Jeppe Dorff.

  • How many employees does Clickatell have?

    Clickatell has 297 employees.

  • Who are Clickatell competitors?

    Competitors of Clickatell include Karix, Capriza and MessageBird.

  • Where is Clickatell headquarters?

    Clickatell headquarters is located at 900 Island Dr #202, Redwood City.

  • Where are Clickatell offices?

    Clickatell has offices in Redwood City, Toronto, Lagos and Cape Town.

  • How many offices does Clickatell have?

    Clickatell has 4 offices.