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MessageBird is a developer of communication APIs designed to connect companies with their customers. The Company's communication APIs provide a global messaging application programming interface for sending bulk SMS, two way SMS, voice and chat messages.
HQAmsterdam, NL
Employee Ratings4.1

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)226(+4%)

Key People/Management at MessageBird

Robert Vis

Robert Vis

Founder & CEO
Brendan Bank

Brendan Bank

Mayke Nagtegaal

Mayke Nagtegaal

René Feiner

René Feiner

Director of Engineering
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MessageBird Office Locations

MessageBird has an office in Amsterdam
Amsterdam, NL (HQ)
285 Baarsjesweg
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MessageBird Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


MessageBird total Funding

$60.1 m

MessageBird latest funding size

$60 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

MessageBird investors

MessageBird's latest funding round in October 2017 was reported to be $60 m. In total, MessageBird has raised $60.1 m
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MessageBird Operating Metrics

MessageBird's Customers was reported to be 15 k in Oct, 2017.
Oct, 2017


15 k
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MessageBird Online and Social Media Presence

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MessageBird News and Updates

MessageBird Announces the Opening of its Newest Office in Dublin

Thursday 11th July 2019 - MessageBird, the Amsterdam-based cloud communications platform company, today announced that it is expanding its European operations with a new office in Dublin. Led by former Salesforce and Oracle executive, Roberto Marzo, the new office will employ up to 50 new positions …

CEO of buzzy European tech firm MessageBird reveals why Y Combinator requires its startups to 'kill the fluff'

European cloud communications firm MessageBird secured backing from Y Combinator in a $60 million Series A raise in 2017. The company's founder Robert Vis is now ready to reflect on his experience with the illustrious Silicon Valley startup accelerator. One of the most memorable pieces of advice h…

MessageBird offers single API for customer comms across WhatsApp, WeChat, Messenger and more

MessageBird, the Amsterdam-based cloud communications platform backed by Accel in the U.S. and Europe’s Atomico, is unveiling a new product today that aims to make it easier for enterprises to communicate with customers across various channels of their choosing. Dubbed “Programmable Communications” …

MessageBird Blogs

Using Machine Learning and Time Series Forecasting for Alerting

As any developer will tell you, incidents are a pain — and the later you spot them, the more damage they can cause. Alerts can help identify incidents quickly, but configuring them, choosing the right threshold, and finding the time to get it right is not always so straightforward. At MessageBird, w…

Build Number Masking into your application with MessageBird

⏱ 30 min build time | View the in-depth tutorial | Download the codeIn an age where everything from ride-sharing to food delivery is available on-demand, we frequently find ourselves interacting with strangers through our phones to complete a number of transactions. In these interactions, maintainin…

MessageBird is building its newest nest — Dublin, Ireland here we come!

MessageBird is building its newest nest — Dublin, Ireland here we come!Since MessageBird’s launch in 2011, we’ve been focused on building a global communications infrastructure that enables businesses to connect with customers in virtually every corner of the planet. Today, we serve over 15,000 cust…

Manage the Global Messaging Maze with Omnichannel Communications

To meet customers’ ever-evolving standards of convenience, businesses need to be present and available where their customers are. And with some 2.5 billion smartphones in play around the world, engaging customers on mobile is key. A recent Adobe survey confirms, reporting that 92% of respondents use…

How a UK startup is helping NHS hospitals save millions and upgrade patient experiences with CPaaS

How a UK startup is helping NHS hospitals save millions and upgrade patient experiences with cloud communicationsOver the years, the concept of what customers consider “convenient” has evolved. As customer expectations increase, businesses can no longer afford to dictate the terms of customer intera…

Introducing Programmable Email

Over the last decade, we’ve seen an explosion of messaging and communications channels, from SMS and Voice to WhatsApp, Messenger, Skype, and WeChat, all of which have radically increased our options when it comes to getting in touch with friends, family and even businesses anywhere in the world. Ye…
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MessageBird Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was MessageBird founded?

    MessageBird was founded in 2011.

  • Who are MessageBird key executives?

    MessageBird's key executives are Robert Vis, Brendan Bank and Mayke Nagtegaal.

  • How many employees does MessageBird have?

    MessageBird has 226 employees.

  • Who are MessageBird competitors?

    Competitors of MessageBird include Layer, SendBird and Twilio.

  • Where is MessageBird headquarters?

    MessageBird headquarters is located at 285 Baarsjesweg, Amsterdam.

  • Where are MessageBird offices?

    MessageBird has an office in Amsterdam.

  • How many offices does MessageBird have?

    MessageBird has 1 office.