Pusher is a hosted real-time messaging service with APIs, developer tools and open source libraries that greatly simplify integrating real-time functionality into web and mobile applications. Pusher will automatically scale when required, removing all the pain and costs of setting up and maintaining a secure, real-time infrastructure. Pusher is already trusted to do so by thousands of developers and companies like GitHub, MailChimp, the Financial Times, Buffer and many more. Getting started takes just a few seconds: simply go to pusher.com and create a free account.

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Pusher was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in London, GB

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Pusher Office Locations

Pusher has an office in London
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Pusher Financials and Metrics

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In total, Pusher had raised $9 m. Pusher is a subsidiary of MessageBird

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Pusher's revenue was reported to be £7.81 m in FY, 2019
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Pusher News and Updates

Tech.eu Podcast #200: Our voicemail experiment, Bolt raises €150M, new Dott e-bikes, MessageBird acquires Pusher, and much more

This week, we talk about what’s going on in European tech, including some of the biggest funding rounds of the week, M&A deals, tech policy, and more. Today's show also features the voices of our listeners who sent us recorded messages this week — do check this out! The post Tech.eu Podcast #200…

Amsterdam-based MessageBird announces €28.6 million Pusher acquisition, to boost its cloud communications portfolio

Amsterdam-based MessageBird, a leading omnichannel cloud communications platform, has today announced the acquisition of London-based real-time web technologies company Pusher. The approx. €28.6 million deal opens up a host of new tools and features that will help MessageBird’s customers talk to the…

MessageBird acquires Pusher to bring more real-time communication APIs to businesses

MessageBird has acquired Pusher, a startup that enables developers to integrate real-time functionalities into their apps, for $35 million.

MessageBird acquires real-time notifications and in-app messaging platform Pusher for $35M

MessageBird, the omnichannel cloud communications platform recently valued at $3 billion following a Series C round in October, has acquired London-based real-time web technologies company Pusher. The acquisition price is $35 million, and sees Pusher co-founder and CEO Max Williams and the 25-person…

Real-time developer tool startup Pusher pulls in $8M in Series A funding

Pusher, the London startup that provides tools and cloud infrastructure for developers to add real-time functionality to their apps, such as push notifications and messages, has pulled in $8 million in Series A funding. The round was led by London VC firm Balderton Capital, with participation from H…

Pusher Blogs

Be the Show: Immersive live display for the Tokyo Olympics with APPIX

How APPIX Tech harnessed Pusher Channels to power an immersive light display for athletes at Tokyo's Olympic Closing Ceremony. The post Be the Show: Immersive live display for the Tokyo Olympics with APPIX appeared first on Blog - Pusher.

Continuous releases with GitHub Actions

At Pusher we maintain many SDKs for developers to easily integrate with our realtime API services. These SDKs of course require maintenance and regular updates which need to be released and published to various registries. There are lots of little things going in to such a release process and even t…

Keeping things private: Authentication vs. Authorization

When building private channels in your app, understanding authentication vs authorization is vital to sending sensitive information to the right users only. The post Keeping things private: Authentication vs. Authorization appeared first on Blog - Pusher.

Publish events to server-side Swift applications with the new Channels SDK

Use of server-side Swift has become more widespread in recent years. Our new Swift server SDK will allow you to trigger events and fetch realtime information on your Swift server apps. The post Publish events to server-side Swift applications with the new Channels SDK appeared first on Blog - Pusher…

How we built push notification delivery for Safari users on Beams

Delivering push notifications to Safari is very different to other browsers. Find out how we implemented Safari support for Pusher Beams. The post How we built push notification delivery for Safari users on Beams appeared first on Blog - Pusher.

How we made our documentation easier to maintain

We recently released a new version of our documentation site. Along with giving the site a face-lift to bring it in line with our latest design system, we migrated all content from JSX to markdown and used 11ty to generate a static site. Editing the docs in JSX was tricky. Having to wrap each paragr…
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Pusher Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Pusher founded?

    Pusher was founded in 2010.

  • How many employees does Pusher have?

    Pusher has 26 employees.

  • What is Pusher revenue?

    Latest Pusher annual revenue is £7.8 m.

  • What is Pusher revenue per employee?

    Latest Pusher revenue per employee is £300.2 k.

  • Who are Pusher competitors?

    Competitors of Pusher include Stream, Ably Realtime and Hansel.io.

  • Where is Pusher headquarters?

    Pusher headquarters is located at 160 Old St, London.

  • Where are Pusher offices?

    Pusher has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Pusher have?

    Pusher has 1 office.