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MessageBird is a company providing a cloud communications platform that offers a suite of cloud communications APIs. It enables developers and enterprises to communicate with customers by means of bulk SMS, two-way SMS, and voice and chat messages through multiple channels.
TypePrivate
Founded2011
HQAmsterdam, NL
Websitemessagebird.com
Employee Ratings4.1

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)415(+5%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at MessageBird

Robert Vis

Robert Vis

Founder & CEO
Mayke Nagtegaal

Mayke Nagtegaal

COO
René Feiner

René Feiner

Co-Founder & Director of Engineering
Richard Dodds

Richard Dodds

VP, Asia Pacific
Monne Sombroek

Monne Sombroek

Sales Director
Joey van Ommen

Joey van Ommen

Vice President of Product
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MessageBird Office Locations

MessageBird has offices in Amsterdam, San Francisco, Sydney, Shanghai and in 5 other locations
Amsterdam, NL (HQ)
Trompenburgstraat 2c
Sydney, AU
Level 5/11 York St
Shanghai, CN
tower 2, 8 Century Ave, Lu Jia Zui, Pudong Xinqu
Bogotá, CO
Cra. 11 ### 79-66
Hamburg, DE
Neuer Wall 63 2nd Floor
Dublin, IE
C, Ardilaun Court, 112-114 St Stephen's Green
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MessageBird Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2011

MessageBird total Funding

$1.1 b

MessageBird latest funding size

$800 m

Time since last funding

3 months ago

MessageBird investors

MessageBird's latest funding round in April 2021 was reported to be $800 m. In total, MessageBird has raised $1.1 b. MessageBird's latest valuation is reported to be $3 b.
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MessageBird Revenue

Market valuation

3.0b
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MessageBird Operating Metrics

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

Customers

15 k
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MessageBird Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PusherDecember 16, 2020€28.6 m

MessageBird Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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MessageBird Online and Social Media Presence

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MessageBird News and Updates

This Week in European Tech: Darktrace’s IPO, fresh Euro SPACs, $500 million+ rounds for OneWeb, MessageBird and Exscientia

Happy Friday! This week, our research team tracked more than 75 tech funding deals worth more than €1.9 billion, and about 20 exits, M&A transactions, and rumours, and related news stories across Europe, including Russia, Israel, and Turkey. As always, we are putting all of them together for you…

With $800M in fresh funding, MessageBird acquires rival startup SparkPost

MessageBird B.V., a Dutch startup with a so-called omnichannel communications platform for managing customer interactions, has raised $800 million in funding to acquire SparkPost Inc., a U.S.-based rival. The startup is paying $600 million for SparkPost. Both the acquisition and the funding, which …

MessageBird acquires SparkPost for $600M using $800M Series C extension

MessageBird, a communications platform out of the Netherlands, had a busy day today with two huge announcements. For starters, the company got an $800 million extension on its $200 million Series C round announced last October. It then applied $600 million of the extension to buy email marketing pla…

Amsterdam’s Messagebird extends Series C round, raises $1 billion, snaps up US-based SparkPost for $600 million

It’s been a few red-hot weeks over at the Messagebird HQ. Just last month the company announced the acquisitions of video platform 24sessions and customer data platform hull.io. These purchased came on the heels of a $200 million Series C funding round, and through an extension of this round, the om…

MessageBird acquires 24sessions to bring video to its ‘omnichannel’ platform

MessageBird, the omnichannel cloud communications platform recently valued at $3 billion, is continuing to ramp up its M&A activity. Following last year’s acquisition of Pusher, a company that provides real-time web technologies, it is announcing that it has acquired “video-first” customer engag…

Amsterdam-based cloud comms platform MessageBird feeds on 24sessions and Atlanta-based Hull.io

Inching their way towards an IPO, Amsterdam-based cloud communications platform MessageBird has acquired video platform 24sessions and Atlanta-based customer data platform hull.io. No financial details were disclosed. Through the acquisition of 24sessions, MessageBird adds compliant and encrypted vi…
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MessageBird Blogs

Omnichannel Strategies for Marketing Professionals

Earlier this week, Tripolis connected with MessageBird Marketing Director, Michael Bevan, to learn more about omnichannel strategies for marketing professionals. Read on for the interview.Can you tell us about what MessageBird does?MessageBird is a cloud communications platform — also known as a Com…

PSD2 is Approaching… Have You Started Testing SCA Compliance?

Financial institutions across the European Economic Area (EEA) are getting ready for PSD2 to come into full effect. Read more to see how your company can prepare itself.What is PSD2?The second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) was introduced on 8 October 2015 as a revision to the original Payment Se…

How Musicians are using virtual numbers for marketing

How musicians are using virtual numbers for marketingAnd why your business can benefit from this type of promotion as well.Creativity needs focusMusicians have a strange way of working. I can attest to this, as a musician myself. And, while communication technology might not be top of mind for us, i…

Hey, Where’s My Order?

Today, we’re going to talk about the importance of transparency in delivery and logistics.Businesses might fall under the mistaken assumption that once their customer has completed an order, the job is pretty much done. However, once a customer has engaged with an ad and bought a product, getting th…

Making ticket resales fair, secure, and reliable with MessageBird SMS and Programmable Email

Making ticket resales fair, secure, and reliable with MessageBird The safest way to buy and sell e-ticketsTicketSwap is a platform that provides a convenient and fair place to buy and sell e-tickets for concerts, festivals, sports events, theatre, and the like. The company keeps transactions legitim…

Bringing farming into the 21st century with MessageBird

IDA, developed by Connecterra, is the world’s first dairy farmers’ assistant powered by artificial intelligence (AI) — enabling dairy farmers around the world to monitor the health and activity of their herds remotely, in real-time.IDA works with an app that shows farmers relevant insights on the fe…
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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, Mayke Nagtegaal and René Feiner.

  • How many employees does MessageBird have?

    MessageBird has 415 employees.

  • Who are MessageBird competitors?

    Competitors of MessageBird include Clickatell, SendBird and Twilio.

  • Where is MessageBird headquarters?

    MessageBird headquarters is located at Trompenburgstraat 2c, Amsterdam.

  • Where are MessageBird offices?

    MessageBird has offices in Amsterdam, San Francisco, Sydney, Shanghai and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does MessageBird have?

    MessageBird has 9 offices.