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Layer's top competitors include SendBird, Twilio and Spok Holdings.
Layer
Layer
Layer is an open cloud service for communications.
SendBird
SendBird
SendBird is a company providing messaging SDK and chat API for mobile apps and websites.
Twilio
Twilio
Twilio is a company that provides a cloud communications platform helping developers build, scale, and operate real-time communications within software applications.
Spok Holdings
Spok Holdings
Spok Holdings, through its subsidiary, Spok, provides various communications solutions to healthcare, government, and other enterprises.
Founding Date
Founding Date
2013
Founding Date
2013
Founding Date
2008
Founding Date
1984
Type
Type
Private
Type
Private
Type
Public
Type
Public
Tags
Locations
Locations
San Francisco, US HQ
Locations
Redwood City, US HQ
Seoul, KR
Locations
San Francisco, US HQ
Melbourne, AU
Pyrmont, AU
São Paulo, BR
Bogotá, CO
Praha, CZ
Kesklinna, EE
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Locations
Springfield, US HQ
Dubai, AE
Bedford, US
Hopkins, US
Jacksonville, US
New York, US
Plano, US
Employees
Employees
7934% decrease
Employees
1459% increase
Employees
2,36912% increase
Employees
596
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
18.1 b
Valuation ($)
282.7 m
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
3 k
Twitter followers
4.7 k
Twitter followers
69.6 k
Twitter followers
12.1 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
3
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
286
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
104
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
3.7
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2.6
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.9
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
66.67%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
88.46%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
71.15%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
671016
Alexa Website Rank
177245
Alexa Website Rank
11178
Alexa Website Rank
219534

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
$650.1m (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
$169.5m (FY, 2018)
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$300.8m (FY, 2018)
Cost of goods
$32.4m (FY, 2018)
Gross profit
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$349.2m (FY, 2018)
Gross profit
$137.1m (FY, 2018)
Net income
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A
Net income
($121.9m) (FY, 2018)
Net income
($1.5m) (FY, 2018)

Operating

Patents Issued
Patents Issued
N/A
Patents Issued
N/A
Patents Issued
117 (FY, 2018)
Patents Issued
19 (FY, 2016)

Funding

Latest funding round
Latest funding round
$ 15m (over 2 years ago)
Latest funding round
$ 102m (5 months ago)
Latest funding round
N/A
Latest funding round
N/A
Total funding raised
Total funding raised
$ 29.5m
Total funding raised
$ 120.7m
Total funding raised
$ 244m
Total funding raised
N/A
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SendBird
HQ
Redwood City, US
Employees
145↑ 9% increase

SendBird is a company providing messaging SDK and chat API for mobile apps and websites.

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Twilio
HQ
San Francisco, US
Employees
2,369↑ 12% increase

Twilio is a company that provides a cloud communications platform helping developers build, scale, and operate real-time communications within software applications.

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Spok Holdings
HQ
Springfield, US
Employees
596

Spok Holdings, through its subsidiary, Spok, provides various communications solutions to healthcare, government, and other enterprises.

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