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SendBird is a company providing messaging SDK and chat API for mobile apps and websites. It enables direct messaging, group chats, as well as open channels. The Company offers a range of features including spam flood protection, auto-translation, bot interface and so on. It allows users to structure and track messages and monitor and moderate chat rooms using moderation tools. SendBird chat API serves a range of use cases across communities, marketplaces, on-demand services, games, and e-commerce.

HQRedwood City, US
Employee Ratings4.7

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)162(+7%)

SendBird Office Locations

SendBird has offices in Redwood City and Seoul
Redwood City, US (HQ)
541 Jefferson Ave
Seoul, KR
13F, 45, Seocho-daero 74-gil
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SendBird Financials and Metrics

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SendBird total Funding

$120.7 m

SendBird latest funding size

$102 m

Time since last funding

7 months ago

SendBird investors

SendBird's latest funding round in May 2019 was reported to be $102 m. In total, SendBird has raised $120.7 m
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SendBird News and Updates

SendBird closes $102 million round for its chat and messaging API platform

SendBird, which enables developers to integrate chat and messaging features into their apps, has closed its series B round at $102 million.

Sendbird snags additional $50M for messaging API tool, as it extends Series B to $102M

Sendbird, a startup that enables developers to add messaging to their apps with a couple of lines of code, announced a secondary Series B investment of $50 million today. This additional funding comes on top of the $52 million, the company raised in February. The new money was led by Tiger Global Ma…

SendBird raises $52 million so developers can add messaging and chat features to their apps

SendBird has raised $52 million in a series B round of funding to help developers add messaging and chat features to their apps.

SendBird Blogs

Extreme Optimization of AsyncStorage in React Native

 AsyncStorage is a unique built-in feature for storing data in React Native and a good way to store simple key-value data. To make the SendBird SDK less dependent on other packages we considered using AsyncStorage as the main store but we were frustrated by the lagging performance.

Leveling the user-to-user messaging "playing field" for businesses around the world

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, expressed last week his plans to direct Facebook’s vision toward building a “privacy-focused” messaging platform. He predicts that, if this vision is executed well, private messaging could be “even more important for people than the platforms Facebook has b…

How Traveloka uses SendBird to revolutionize customer support

Traveloka is Southeast Asia's leading travel aggregator. The Indonesian startup serves as a one-stop-shop for all your travel, lifestyle, and accommodation needs.  It's available in APAC's top markets from Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaysia to Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, and also Aus…

Developer Spotlight Series - David McDonough from CommonStock

  Winner of the first SendBird Developer Spotlight Series

How to build an Android chat app using a chat API, Part 2: Channel List

1.0 Introduction In our earlier tutorial, we covered how to create a basic chat application that allowed you to login to SendBird with a user and to chat in a preset channel. For a real application, we would also need to implement a way to join other channels. One way to allow users to …

Implementing a UX design process from the ground-up for an Enterprise SaaS product

Although designers can easily search for design processes or methodologies across the internet, it can be difficult to create a process from scratch that fits into a high growth business environment, where design experiments iterate quickly. This article is about the design process we cr…
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SendBird Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was SendBird founded?

    SendBird was founded in 2013.

  • How many employees does SendBird have?

    SendBird has 162 employees.

  • Who are SendBird competitors?

    Competitors of SendBird include Layer, Twilio and MessageBird.

  • Where is SendBird headquarters?

    SendBird headquarters is located at 541 Jefferson Ave, Redwood City.

  • Where are SendBird offices?

    SendBird has offices in Redwood City and Seoul.

  • How many offices does SendBird have?

    SendBird has 2 offices.