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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 Ratings4.2
Overall CultureA

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Apr 2022)333
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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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 Human Resources 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

11 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

B

86/100

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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

Chat commerce vendor Clickatell secures $91 million in Series C funding

Clickatell, the CPaaS innovator and Chat Commerce leader, today announces it has secured $91 million in their Series C round.

Clickatell raises $91M to scale its chat commerce platform and US expansion

The global chat commerce’s total addressable market is worth an estimated $80 billion and is seen as the third big wave of digital commerce after e-commerce and app commerce markets. As the largest digital platform in the world with more users than the internet’s 4.7 billion users, it only makes sen…

Clickatell Achieves Significant Momentum in 2021 with Chat Commerce

Chat Commerce sector shows significant growth globally in 2021; Clickatell celebrates momentum as it captures this multi-billion dollar market opportunity heading into 2022 REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Clickatell, a leader in mobile communications and Chat Commerce,...

Clickatell Announces Chat Commerce Platform with New Payment Capabilities

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Clickatell, a leader in mobile communications and chat commerce, announced it will unveil new payment capabilities via its Chat Commerce Platform at Money 20/20 Las Vegas, Oct. 24-27. Clickatell helps businesses easily deploy...

Clickatell and Visa's Cybersource Deliver "Chat 2 Pay" Contactless Checkout In Store and In Chat to Businesses Worldwide

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Clickatell, a leader in mobile communications and chat commerce, and Visa's global payment and fraud management platform, Cybersource, today announced a partnership to make it easier for businesses to deliver chat commerce and...

Clickatell unveils tool to help merchants accept payments via text or WhatsApp

Clickatell, a leader in mobile communications and chat commerce, today launches Chat 2 Pay. Chat 2 Pay takes Clickatell’s decades of developing chat commerce solutions for global customers and delivers a simple and comprehensive way for merchants to offer payments and transactions to consumers in ch…
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Clickatell Blogs

Drive Sales with Payments and Transactions in Chat

Win Customers with Chat Commerce  On October 13, 2021, we recorded a must-see webinar about how conversations in chat are shaping our daily lives and why it is important for brands to integrate transactional digital channel strategies in chat. With chat having become the largest digital platform in …

New podcast: Simplifying Payments and Digital Commerce with Chat

Clickatell was recently featured on the American Banker podcast, where guest host Lisa Joyce had the opportunity to speak with Clickatell CEO and Co-Founder Pieter de Villiers and Ben Laluc, VP Product, Digital Commerce Solutions at Cybersource, about their new partnership and just what it will mean…

Clickatell Continues to Lead the Way in Chat with New Chat Commerce Platform

Clickatell has always prided itself on innovating ahead of the curve. Twenty years ago, Clickatell was making global communication history when it cracked the code which would allow a user to send an SMS to a cell phone, via the internet. The Clickatell development team then went on to revolutionize…

Bring on the Holidays with Chat Commerce: Q3 Product Wrap

The holiday season is finally here! Bells are ringing, and cards are swiping. At Clickatell, we’ve worked hard all year to get you ready for the holiday rush so you can offer your customers the best possible Chat Commerce experiences. Chat to them in real-time – don’t leave them holding on the phone…

New On-Demand Webinar The State of Billing and Payment Experiences

On Sept 23, 2021 we recorded a can’t-miss webinar for brands wanting to deliver the customer experiences today’s customers want—and have come to expect—with chat commerce. Jeppe Dorff, Chief Product and Technology Officer at Clickatell, and guest speaker Lily Varon, Senior Analyst at Forrester, talk…

What Is SMS Integration?

SMS or Short Message Service is one of the most loved and used messaging services in the world. Nearly 23 billion SMS messages are sent per day across the globe. Many of those, of course, are between individuals. But over the last decade, SMS has become an increasingly popular choice for business co…
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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 333 employees.

  • Who are Clickatell competitors?

    Competitors of Clickatell include Emotive, Karix and Capriza.

  • 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.