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Wickr provides a mobile communication application, offering military-grade encryption of text, picture, audio and video messages. The Company’s mission is to provide a free and easy way for anyone to send encrypted messages without a trace. Wickr offers the peer-to-peer encrypted consumer messenger (Wickr Me) and enterprise-level products, designed to protect urgent and sensitive communications (Wickr SCIF & Wickr Pro). 

HQSan Francisco, US
Employee Ratings3.1

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)61(+2%)
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Key People/Management at Wickr

Joel Wallenstrom

Joel Wallenstrom

CEO & President
Chris Lalonde

Chris Lalonde

Chris Howell

Chris Howell

Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder
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Wickr Office Locations

Wickr has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
1459 18th St #313, San Francisco
San Francisco, US
101 California St #3800, San Francisco
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Wickr Financials and Metrics

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Wickr total Funding

$73 m

Wickr latest funding size

$34.01 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

Wickr investors

Wickr's latest funding round in May 2016 was reported to be $34 m. In total, Wickr has raised $73 m
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Wickr Cybersecurity Score

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Wickr Online and Social Media Presence

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Wickr News and Updates

Wickr CTO Questions Security Of Slack, WhatsApp, Snapchat And The Ghost Protocol

Wickr is known as one of the most secure messaging apps available, even trusted by government agencies against state-level hacking. Now the company's co-founder and CTO gives his views on the security risks with WhatsApp, Slack and Snapchat, as well as the issues with the "ghost protocol."

Wickr Named a Leader in Secure Communications

Wickr Inc, the only secure communications provider that offers flexible levels of admin controls for network user security and privacy

Wickr teams up with Psiphon to ensure your packets arrive safely no matter where you are

Encrypted collaboration app Wickr has added a feather to its cap with a partnership with Psiphon, provider of smart VPN tools. Wickr will use Psiphon's tech to guarantee your packets get where they need to go regardless of whether you're at home, at a cafe with bad wi-fi, or at a cafe with bad wi-fi…

Wickr Blogs

Product Feature: Message Searching

If you are effectively collaborating with your team, many messages will get sent throughout a workweek. Hundreds of messages could be sent in a day as your team coordinates their efforts between product development, sales, human resources, and any number of departments within your company. You find …

DoD Cyber Veteran Blake Moore Joins Wickr to Advance Company Strategy, Scale Secure Communications

Wickr Inc., the secure collaboration platform, today announced the appointment of Blake Moore as Vice President of Strategy and Operations. Moore joins the company from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), where he most recently served as Chief of Staff for the Chief Information Officer (CIO). At W…

The New Warning Label

I think it’s time to channel my inner Spock and analyze the encryption debate from a purely logical point of view. I know — these days, what’s logic got to do with anything?  But sometimes we get so caught up in what we hope, wish, or believe to be true that we ignore plainly obvious […] The post Th…

The Right to End Privacy

It finally happened. It took a few years for law enforcement officials to synchronize the drumbeat, but it seems that FBI Director Christopher Wray and Attorney General William Barr have convinced lawmakers that it’s time to ban the use of end-to-end (E2E) encryption for electronic communications.  …

The Cost of Not Prioritizing Communications Security

Every once in a while, something happens where you throw your hands up and say, “That’s what I’ve been saying!” No, it wasn’t when NFL analysts predicted that my Dallas Cowboys were going to be good this year. Instead, it was when I read a story about how recently, hackers took control of various Tw…

Wickr How To: Microphone & Camera Settings

To start a call, click the phone icon in the top menu. The other members in the room will receive a notification to join the call. The participants of the call will be displayed along the bottom, and the user that is currently speaking will be displayed in the main window. If you ever leave […] The …
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Wickr Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Wickr founded?

    Wickr was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Wickr key executives?

    Wickr's key executives are Joel Wallenstrom, Chris Lalonde and Chris Howell.

  • How many employees does Wickr have?

    Wickr has 61 employees.

  • Who are Wickr competitors?

    Competitors of Wickr include Between, OneSignal and Glide Talk.

  • Where is Wickr headquarters?

    Wickr headquarters is located at 1459 18th St #313, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Wickr offices?

    Wickr has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Wickr have?

    Wickr has 2 offices.