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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.

HQRedwood City, CA, US
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureA

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)287(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

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

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Founding Date


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)


Messages Sent per year

10 b


5 b
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Clickatell Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Multimode, IncMarch 02, 2006

Clickatell Cybersecurity Score

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Clickatell Online and Social Media Presence

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Clickatell Company Culture

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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.

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

Using Customer Self-Service to Deliver Better Support

In an age when people can purchase practically any item online, customer service has become increasingly important to consumers. The majority of shoppers still prefer in-store experiences. Generational shifts, however, show that about 67 percent of millennials and 56 percent of Gen Xers prefer onlin…

Entrepreneurship and the Digital Economy

Our most recent guest in the Insight Circle Series, Alec Wright, Chief Innovation Officer at OneValley, is in a unique position to view the emerging Digital Economy. On the one hand, his primary mandate is to support, empower and accelerate early-stage technology entrepreneurs and innovators, primar…

What Is an SMS Gateway and How Does It Work?

SMS, which stands for “short message service,” is a standardized communication protocol primarily used by mobile devices. When you send someone a text message, you take advantage of SMS technology. An SMS gateway makes it possible for a broader range of devices and applications to communicate with e…

Happy 2021 everyone.

Like many of you, all of us at Clickatell are entering this new year with renewed focus, enthusiasm, and determination. If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that change is part of life—and business. One upside: 2020 revealed key learnings that savvy businesses can use going forward to secure their posit…

Clickatell Releases WhatsApp QR Code Functionality for Quick Business Discovery

Clickatell now supports QR codes as a simple and secure way for customers to rapidly reach businesses on the world’s leading messaging channel, WhatsApp, with over 2 billion active users. QR codes or Quick Response codes are the 2D matrix bar codes often found on consumer products, magazines, coupon…

5 Can’t-Miss Insight Circle Predictions for 2021 and Beyond

Good news as we roll into 2021: there are very exciting things on the horizon, particularly at the intersection of society, technology, and business. 2020 was the inaugural year for our Insight Circle influencer series and it was met with great fanfare from leaders in the international IT and financ…
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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 287 employees.

  • Who are Clickatell competitors?

    Competitors of Clickatell include Capriza, MessageBird and Infobip.

  • 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.