In 2001, a small group of technology-savvy people from AT&T Labs and Bell Labs came together to create a company that would revolutionize the experience people have with their mobile phones, and thus Kirusa was found.
Today, Kirusa is one of the leading Mobile Social Media and Value Added Service providers in the world.
With its portfolio of mobile services, Kirusa is helping people in the emerging markets maximize the value they derive from their cell phones. Kirusa is working with more than 30 carriers in Africa, Middle East, South and South East Asia, CALA, and Eastern Europe, and services more than 100 million mobile subscribers every month, who collectively make more than 1.1 billion monthly calls to services offered by Kirusa. The company has a market reach of more than 500 million subscribers. These numbers continue to grow every month.
Our customers, the leading mobile carriers in emerging markets, have expressed that Kirusa services figure among the top three revenue-generating value added services for them.
Since its founding, Kirusa has been leading the mobile innovation from the technology front. Kirusa invented Voice SMS, and has filed more than 25 patent applications covering a broad array of multimodal and Voice SMS technologies. The thought leadership and technological innovations from Kirusa have helped carrier improve their ARPUs by 2-4%.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
New Providence, US
Founded
2001
Size (employees)
149 (est)+3%
Kirusa was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in New Providence, US

Key People at Kirusa

Baldeep Dua

Baldeep Dua

CFO
Raja Moorthy

Raja Moorthy

VP, Engineering
Inderpal Singh Mumick

Inderpal Singh Mumick

Founder, Chairman & CEO
Barinderpal Singh Mumick

Barinderpal Singh Mumick

VP, Operations
David Berkley

David Berkley

Chief Scientist Emeritus
Surinder Singh Anand

Surinder Singh Anand

VP, Product Management

Kirusa Office Locations

Kirusa has offices in New Providence, Bengaluru, Lagos, Accra and in 3 other locations
New Providence, US
New Delhi, IN
Dar es Salaam, TZ
Kigali, RW
Accra, GH
Lagos, NG
Bengaluru, IN

Kirusa Metrics

Kirusa Summary

Founding Date

2001

Total Funding

$31.8 m

Latest funding size

$2.5 m

Time since last funding

almost 5 years

Investors

We estimate that Kirusa's latest funding round in May 2012 was $2.5 m. In total, Kirusa has raised $31.8 m

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