SendBird

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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, as well as monitor and moderate chat rooms using moderation tools. SendBird chat API is intended for use across marketplaces, on-demand services, gaming, live streaming, digital health, and communities.

TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQSan Mateo, CA, US
Websitesendbird.com
Employee Ratings4.4

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)273(+4%)
Job Openings47
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at SendBird

John S. Kim

John S. Kim

Co-founder, CEO
Forest Lee

Forest Lee

Co-founder & Head of Design
Harry Kim

Harry Kim

Co-Founder & Chief Architect
Joe Pagano

Joe Pagano

Chief Financial Officer
Jin Ku

Jin Ku

CTO
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SendBird Office Locations

SendBird has offices in San Mateo, Singapore and Seoul
San Mateo, CA, US (HQ)
400 1st Ave
Seoul, KR
17f, 514 Seolleung-ro, Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu
Singapore, SG
182 Cecil St
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SendBird Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2013

SendBird total Funding

$220.7 m

SendBird latest funding size

$100 m

Time since last funding

2 months ago

SendBird investors

SendBird's latest funding round in April 2021 was reported to be $100 m. In total, SendBird has raised $220.7 m
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SendBird Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Roundee.ioApril 01, 2020

SendBird Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

77/100

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SendBird Online and Social Media Presence

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SendBird Company Culture

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

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SendBird News and Updates

Sendbird API enables group voice and video calls for any app

Sendbird has launched a new API that allows developers to enable group voice and video calls in their own applications.

Sendbird raises $100M at a $1B+ valuation, says 150M+ users now interact using its chat and video APIs

Messaging is the medium these days, and today a startup that has built an API to help others build text and video interactivity into their services is announcing a big round to continue scaling its business. Sendbird, a popular provider of chat, video and other interactive services to the likes of R…

Sendbird secures $100M to help businesses add chat, voice, and video calling to their apps

Sendbird, a platform that businesses use to add messaging, voice, and video chat functionality into their apps, has raised $100 million.

SendBird adds video and voice to its API platform as in-app communications surge

As the coronavirus outbreak drives app-based communications, SendBird has announced that it is expanding its API platform to voice and video calls.

SendBird adds voice and video to popular chat API

SendBird has built a highly successful business with a chat API, but the company never intended to stop there, and today it announced it was adding voice and video capabilities to its communications platform. “We’re creating more of an interaction platform to allow not just text messaging, but also …

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.
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SendBird Blogs

Buy, then build, for a richer branded chat experience

Every industry has gone digital, and every company requires software to survive. Some go as far as to say it’s […] The post Buy, then build, for a richer branded chat experience appeared first on Sendbird.

Supporting the COVID-19 relief efforts in India

Over the last few weeks we’ve witnessed India’s second wave of the pandemic bring immense hardships to the country. Though […] The post Supporting the COVID-19 relief efforts in India appeared first on Sendbird.

Building a socially engaged community just got easier with Sendbird Chat

“What can social do for us?” Seems to be the question on every business leader’s mind these days. The social+ […] The post Building a socially engaged community just got easier with Sendbird Chat appeared first on Sendbird.

Introducing a new Sendbird Calls screen share API for web and mobile apps

We are excited to announce the launch of a new screen share API for web and mobile applications. The API […] The post Introducing a new Sendbird Calls screen share API for web and mobile apps appeared first on Sendbird.

Introducing a new voice and video group calling API to boost customer and social engagement in web and mobile apps

As businesses harness the power of real-time and social interactions for their apps, group engagement is an essential component of […] The post Introducing a new voice and video group calling API to boost customer and social engagement in web and mobile apps appeared first on Sendbird.

We made Sendbird UIKit open source — build the chat workflow of your dreams faster

In April 2020 we launched Sendbird UIKit, a flexible development kit made from elegant UI components integrated with the Sendbird […] The post We made Sendbird UIKit open source — build the chat workflow of your dreams faster appeared first on Sendbird.
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SendBird Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was SendBird founded?

    SendBird was founded in 2013.

  • Who are SendBird key executives?

    SendBird's key executives are John S. Kim, Forest Lee and Harry Kim.

  • How many employees does SendBird have?

    SendBird has 273 employees.

  • Who are SendBird competitors?

    Competitors of SendBird include PubNub, Stream and Plivo.

  • Where is SendBird headquarters?

    SendBird headquarters is located at 400 1st Ave, San Mateo.

  • Where are SendBird offices?

    SendBird has offices in San Mateo, Singapore and Seoul.

  • How many offices does SendBird have?

    SendBird has 3 offices.