TextNow

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TextNow is the all-IP cloud-based phone carrier. The Company offers an app that uses a hybrid of Wi-Fi + cellular technology to create a virtual telephone number for sending messages, making calls and browsing the web. In addition, the Company is engaged in online mobile phone sales.
TypePrivate
Founded2009
HQWaterloo, CA
Websitetextnow.com
Employee Ratings4.2
Overall CultureA+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)158(+8%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at TextNow

Aaron

Aaron

Design
Adam

Adam

Developer
Adrian

Adrian

Design
Alex

Alex

Developer
Altai

Altai

Developer
Alysha

Alysha

Product
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TextNow Office Locations

TextNow has offices in Waterloo and San Francisco
Waterloo, CA (HQ)
420 Wes Graham Way
San Francisco, CA, US
1 Sutter St #800, San Francisco
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TextNow Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2009

TextNow total Funding

$1 m

TextNow latest funding size

$1 m

Time since last funding

10 years ago

TextNow investors

TextNow's latest funding round in October 2011 was reported to be $1 m. In total, TextNow has raised $1 m
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TextNow Operating Metrics

Nov, 2017

Downloads

100 m

Monthly Active Users (US)

13.5 m
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TextNow Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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TextNow Online and Social Media Presence

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TextNow Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    96/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    100/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    100/100

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TextNow News and Updates

TextNow Names Evan Fein CFO to Accelerate Growth Plans

San Francisco and Waterloo, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TextNow, the leading mobile app offering free cellular and WiFi-enabled phone service, today announced that Evan Fein has joined its senior leadership team as Chief Financial Officer. Evan brings more than 25 years of financial managem…

Today in hires: Traction Guest, TextNow, Deep Genomics, Perk Labs

Four Canadian companies have filled positions on their leadership teams. Here’s a breakdown of who is joining and what they bring to the table....

TextNow Hires Former GOAT CTO as Head of Engineering

Senior Vice President Andrew Shin to oversee scaling of mobile app and calling and texting platform Senior Vice President Andrew Shin to oversee scaling of mobile app and calling and texting platform

TextNow named one of Canada’s Top Growing Companies on The Globe and Mail’s second-annual ranking

WATERLOO, ONTARIO, Sept. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TextNow, the leading mobile app offering affordable cellular and WiFi-enabled phone service, is pleased to announce that it is one of Canada’s Top Growing Companies according to the Globe and Mail’s 2020 Report on Business ranking.

TextNow inks nationwide talk & text plan deal in US, as CRTC set to review Canadian MVNO practices

TextNow, the Waterloo-based free text and phone service startup, announced this week that it is now able to offer a free nationwide talk and...

Today in hires: TextNow, d1g1t, Volta

Three Canadian tech companies have brought on new team members to add to their leadership. Here’s a breakdown of who is joining, and what...
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TextNow Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was TextNow founded?

    TextNow was founded in 2009.

  • Who are TextNow key executives?

    TextNow's key executives are Aaron, Adam and Adrian.

  • How many employees does TextNow have?

    TextNow has 158 employees.

  • Who are TextNow competitors?

    Competitors of TextNow include Spok Holdings, Pinger and 2600Hz.

  • Where is TextNow headquarters?

    TextNow headquarters is located at 420 Wes Graham Way, Waterloo.

  • Where are TextNow offices?

    TextNow has offices in Waterloo and San Francisco.

  • How many offices does TextNow have?

    TextNow has 2 offices.