BORN2GLOBAL

Overview

Headquarters
541 Jefferson Ave. Suite 100 SendBird, Redwood City, CA 94063
Description
SendBird is B2B massaging-as-a-service which supports more than 1 million concurrent connections and 500 million messages a day per application.
SendBird is B2B massaging-as-a-service. It provides a chat API and chat platform for enterprises to easily and cost-effectively add in-app messaging to their apps. It supports more than 1 million concurrent connections and 500 million messages a day per application. In addition, it allows a company to fully implement chat functions for its application in a mere 5 days using the SendBird SDK, which previously required a development period of more than 2 months on average.
Founders
John kim
Category
Enterprise Software
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Employees
19

Funding ( Total amount $ 1.18 B )

Amount Nation Date Investors
$ 1.7 M US 2016-01 Y Combinator Demoday Round
$ 1000 K Korea 2014-12 NXMH
$ 300 K US 2014-01 CAPSTONE PARTNERS
$ 160 M 2017-12 Shasta Ventures, August Capital, Justin Kan
$ 520 M 2019-02 ICONIQ Capital
$ 500 M 2019-05 Tiger Global Management
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Media

  • reddal
    SendBird Makes In-App Messaging Easy For Developers “Don’t reinvent the wheel,” says Mark Lee, Head of Growth at SendBird, a Silicon Valley-based startup that just graduated from Y Combinator’s 2016 batch last March. Media Link
  • reddal
    SendBird : une plate-forme de chat clef en mains pour développeurs Fondée et dirigée par John Kim, la start-up SendBird entend aider les développeurs dans les entreprises à intégrer à leurs services mobiles ou web une plate-forme de messagerie instantanée inspirée des ténors du marché, WhatsApp ou Messenger. Media Link
  • reddal
    Sendbird (YC W16) Adds Real-Time Messaging to Any App in Minutes Sendbird is a company launching out of our Winter 2016 class that lets you add messaging to any app quickly and easily. Its messaging-as-a-service platform lets developers to add real-time chat capabilities to their app in just five minutes. Media Link
  • reddal
    Sendbird Looks To Help Developers Add Chat Functions To Any App Sendbird was focused on small- to medium-sized businesses, but a meeting with Parse co-founder Ilya Sukhar led them to start looking more closely at enterprise customers. Media Link
  • reddal
    SendBird at Slush 2016 Pitching Stage In 2016, Slush brought together 17,500 attendees, including 2,336 startups, 1,146 investors and 610 journalists from 124 countries. People from more than half of the world’s countries traveled to the cold and dark Helsinki, with the ambition of taking their business to the next level. Media Link
  • reddal
    SendBird as the finalist at Slush 100 pitching competition Sendbird is working on bot integrations, much in the same way Slack has, where users can tie third-party services into the messaging portions of an app. Media Link
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Current Team

  • John Kim
    CEO

  • Yeosin Kim
    CTO

  • Jinhyeon Yun
    Engineer

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Timeline Activity

  • - 2016, Ranked among the top four startups in the pitching competition at Slush 2016, held in Finland.
  • - 2016, Demoed at Y Combinator Winter 2016.
  • - 2014, Demoed at Techstarts London 2014.
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