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). 

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
43 (est)
Wickr was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Wickr

Nico Sell

Nico Sell

Founder & CEO
Chris Howell

Chris Howell

CIO and Co-Founder
Kara Coppa

Kara Coppa

CPO and Co-Founder
Robert Statica

Robert Statica

Co-Founder & CTO

Wickr Office Locations

Wickr has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
1459 18th Street Suite 313

Wickr Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$73 m

Latest funding size

$34 m

Time since last funding

over 1 year


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

Traffic Overview of Wickr

Wickr Online and Social Media Presence

Wickr News and Updates

Encrypted chat app Wickr opens code for public review

 Security researchers have wanted a peek at Wickr’s code since the secure messaging app launched in 2012, and now they’re finally getting that chance. Wickr is publishing its code for Wickr Professional, the subscription-based enterprise version of its free messaging app, today for public review. Th…

Body of Sri Lankan journalist who foresaw his murder to be exhumed

New autopsy ordered for Lasantha Wickrematunge, who was gunned down during the civil war after predicting he would be killed by the governmentThe body of a celebrated Sri Lankan journalist gunned down in the final months of the country’s brutal civil war in 2009 will be exhumed on Tuesday as part of…

Wickr Company Life and Culture

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