Kik Interactive

Kik Interactive develops smartphone messaging applications. The Company's Kik Messenger enables users to talk to friends, and browse and share various websites with friends. Kik Interactive also provides Kin, a cryptocurrency that serves as a foundation for a decentralized ecosystem of digital services.

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Kik Interactive was founded in 2009

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Key People/Management at Kik Interactive

Craig Gurnik

Craig Gurnik

VP Engineering
Michael Roberts

Michael Roberts

VP of Mobile Engineering
Rod McLeod

Rod McLeod

VP of Communications
Ted Livingston

Ted Livingston

Peter Heinke

Peter Heinke

Alex Frenkel

Alex Frenkel

VP, Product Management
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Kik Interactive Office Locations

Kik Interactive has an office in Waterloo
Waterloo, CA
420 Weber St N suite i
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Kik Interactive Financials and Metrics

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Total Funding

$220.5 m


In total, Kik Interactive had raised $220.5 m

Kik Interactive Operating Metrics

Y, 2016Aug, 2017

Monthly Active Users

80 m15 m


300 m300 m
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Kik Interactive Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
RoundsJanuary 26, 2017
BlynkDecember 21, 2015
RelayNovember 19, 2014

Kik Interactive Cybersecurity Score

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Kik Interactive Online and Social Media Presence

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Kik Interactive News and Updates

A Swift Kik Or A Slow Roll? Crypto Lawyers Address Tough Questions About SEC V. Kik Interactive Inc.

As crypto litigation hits the headlines, many in the blockchain space are focused on the SEC's recent complaint against Kik Interactive Inc. However, some crypto lawyers believe that, in the near term, the NY AG’s ongoing proceeding against Bitfinex and Tether may have greater industry consequences.

Are Digital Tokens Securities? The SEC’s Kik Interactive Lawsuit May Clarify Cryptocurrency Rules

“Companies do not face a binary choice between innovation and compliance with the federal securities laws,” said the SEC's Steven Peikin.

SEC charges Kik Interactive over unregistered $100m ICO

The Securities and Exchange Commission today sued Kik Interactive Inc. for conducting an illegal $10...

Kik Interactive Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kik Interactive founded?

    Kik Interactive was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Kik Interactive key executives?

    Kik Interactive's key executives are Craig Gurnik, Michael Roberts and Rod McLeod.

  • How many employees does Kik Interactive have?

    Kik Interactive has 62 employees.

  • Who are Kik Interactive competitors?

    Competitors of Kik Interactive include Coinplug, TextNow and VeganNation.

  • Where are Kik Interactive offices?

    Kik Interactive has an office in Waterloo.

  • How many offices does Kik Interactive have?

    Kik Interactive has 1 office.