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Plivo is a technology company that develops and provides a cloud API platform and global services for voice calls and SMS. The company offers HTTP APIs that let users add voice and SMS capabilities to any web or mobile using any web standard language.

HQSan Francisco, US
Employee Ratings3.7

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)180
Job Openings14
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Plivo

Venky B

Venky B

Co-Founder & CEO
Michael Ricordeau

Michael Ricordeau

Ravishankara Srinivasa

Ravishankara Srinivasa

Director Of Engineering
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Plivo Office Locations

Plivo has offices in San Francisco, Austin, villa and Dublin 1
San Francisco, US (HQ)
Providian Financial Building, 201 Mission St #230, San Francisco
Austin, US
601 S Congress Ave #220
villa, IN
Dublin 1, IE
1 Spencer Dock, Dublin Docklands
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Plivo Financials and Metrics

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Plivo total Funding

$1.8 m

Plivo latest funding size

$1.80 m

Time since last funding

8 years ago

Plivo investors

Plivo's latest funding round in December 2012 was reported to be $1.8 m. In total, Plivo has raised $1.8 m
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Plivo Operating Metrics

Plivo's Customers was reported to be 70 k in Mar, 2020. Plivo's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 34 in Mar, 2020.
Aug, 2015Y, 2016Apr, 2017Y, 2017Mar, 2020

New In-country Carriers

15 25


200 190


70 k70 k

Enterprise Customers

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Plivo Cybersecurity Score

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Plivo Online and Social Media Presence

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Plivo News and Updates

PBXPlus by 500apps Announces Full Integration With Plivo

PBXPlus - a 500apps business phone system solution (from the marketing leader, Agile CRM) - has announced full integration with Plivo, a cloud API platform and global carrier services provider for voice calls and SMS, allowing for more powerful communications between businesses and their customers g…

Here's Why You Don't Need a Dog and Pony Show to Get Venture Capital

Need money to take your company to the next level? Here are some little-known realities when it comes to working with venture capitalists.

Plivo Blogs

Introducing MMS Support on Toll-free Numbers in the US and Canada

We are excited to announce that you can now send and receive multimedia messages on Toll-free phone numbers using Plivo in the US and Canada. Send up to forty seconds of video, audio, an image, or a slideshow of multiple images, and animated GIFs. If you’re already utilizing toll-free numbers for…

SMS & Voice API Features to Look for in a Twilio Alternative

48.7 million consumers (about six New York Cities worth of people) will opt-in to receive SMS messages from businesses in 2020. Your choice of communications API provider is critical to delivering the support your customers need, 78% of which rely on accessible, high-quality SMS and 93% on voice ser…

5 Questions to Ask Your CPaaS Provider About Their Carrier Network

5 Questions to Ask Your CPaaS Provider About Their Carrier Network Working with an API provider to integrate voice and SMS communications functionality into apps and websites can help companies seamlessly connect with customers. However, not all communications platforms that offer API integration…

Why You Should Migrate Your SMS Services to a Twilio Alternative

Studies show that the vast majority of customers prefer to get transactional communications from businesses by SMS vs any other channel. That’s why it’s critical you have an SMS API provider that offers you not only high-quality deliverability at global scale, but also the best pricing, feature set…

Announcing Geo Permissions for Zentrunk - Outbound

We are excited to announce the release of Geo Permissions for outbound calls on Zentrunk, Plivo’s cloud-based SIP Trunking product. Geo Permissions will help users prevent toll fraud attacks. Toll fraud is a situation where fraudsters take control of a customer’s VoIP infrastructure and make many…

5 Reasons to Migrate Your Voice API to a Twilio Alternative

A quality voice API enables you to easily build and integrate customer engagement flows without dealing with the complexity of telecommunications. But if your current API provider doesn’t offer the quality, ease of use, customer service, pricing, or features you require, you won’t have the service r…
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Plivo Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Plivo founded?

    Plivo was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Plivo key executives?

    Plivo's key executives are Venky B, Michael Ricordeau and Ravishankara Srinivasa.

  • How many employees does Plivo have?

    Plivo has 180 employees.

  • Who are Plivo competitors?

    Competitors of Plivo include Infobip, Twilio and Spring Edge.

  • Where is Plivo headquarters?

    Plivo headquarters is located at Providian Financial Building, 201 Mission St #230, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Plivo offices?

    Plivo has offices in San Francisco, Austin, villa and Dublin 1.

  • How many offices does Plivo have?

    Plivo has 4 offices.