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mBlox

1901 S. Bascom Avenue, Suite 400
Campbell, CA 95008
USA
408 617 3700
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Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Gary Cuccio (mBlox Chairman);  Robert B Abbott (Norwest Venture Partners) Kate Mitchell (Scale Venture Partners Managing Director) Andrew Bud (mBlox Executive Chairman) Matthew Chagan (Trident Capital Principal) Simon Duffy (Tradus Former Executive Chairman)
Advisory board: Stacey Bishop (Scale Venture Partners Principal)
Former outside board: Donald R Dixon (Trident Capital) Rory O'Driscoll (Scale Venture Partners Managing Director) Susan G Swenson (Amp'd Mobile COO)
Former advisory board: Woody Marshall (Trident Capital Managing Director)
Company

Business description: Mblox is the largest independent application-to-person (A2P) mobile messaging provider in the world, trusted by more companies to carry their mission-critical traffic than any other service. As the industry’s most experienced Tier One SMS aggregator, Mblox specializes in the unique demands of large-scale mobile messaging programs and are known for providing reliable, uncompromising connections. By creating positive brand experiences, Mblox helps clients build profitable relationships with their customers. The company’s market longevity and experience give customers peace of mind that they’re sending the right message at the right time based on industry best practices, while an account management team of local experts provide ongoing support in a rapidly changing mobile environment. Mblox offers carrier-based and over-the-top (OTT) mobile messaging services. The carrier-based services are based on A2P messaging between brands and mobile devices and include SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) and StarStar services, voice-based dialing codes that enable a variety of brand experiences. OTT services are delivered via smartphone mobile applications and include rich push notifications and in-app messaging.
Customers include: World Wrestling Entertainment ;  Acclaim Games ;  Exponentia ;  GOGII ;  ShortTV
Partners include: MTV Networks ;  Telescope
Capital

Rounds: 7
Recent Fundings: Jul 2014   Jun 2011
Capital raised: 130.3M
Last Round: 43.5M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: Scale Venture PartnersNorwest Venture PartnersNovus VenturesTrident Capital ;  Comerica Horizon Technology Finance ;  Bank of America Ventures;  Avanti Capital;  EDB Investments Corner Ventures;  Singapore fund EDB Investments

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Overview
Record updated: Nov 2015
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 2003
Headcount: 76-100 as of Mar 2005
Rounds: 7
Recent Fundings: Jul 2014   Jun 2011
Capital Raised: 130.3M
Last Round: 43.5M
Ownership: Private