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Viber
Free and Secure Messaging and Calls
Non Visible
Acquired by Rakuten on Feb, 2014
 
http://www.viber.com

About

Viber freely and securely connects users around the world with each other. With more than 1 billion people on the platform, Viber gives people the ability to connect through one-on-one messaging, group chats, or voice or video calls, and follow brands and celebrities on public chats. Viber can be used on Windows, Mac, and Linux devices over data or WiFi connections. The communication on Viber is end-to-end encrypted. No content is stored on Viber's servers. Rakuten Viber is part of Rakuten Inc. It is the official communication channel of FC Barcelona and the official instant messaging and calling app partner of the Golden State Warriors.

Founded

12/2010

Business models

B2B2C, B2C

Employees

500+

Product stage

Released

Products

Viber

Geographic markets

Global

Funding

Total Funding

Last Funding

-

Funding Stage

Established

Total Rounds

0

Investors

0

News

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www.dhakatribune.comAug 20, 2022
CEO Ofir Eyal leads Viber to super app category with the launch of Payments service
www.prnewswire.comJul 29, 2022
Rapyd selected as Rakuten Viber's first official payments provider to launch Viber Pay
techcrunch.comJul 26, 2022
Messaging app Viber launches Payments, a new digital wallet for paying bills, money transfers and buying goods
thefinancialexpress.com.bdJun 6, 2020
Viber launches group video call feature in BD
wersm.comApr 23, 2020
Viber Brings Disappearing Messages To Regular Chats As Well
www.who.intApr 8, 2020
WHO partners with WhatsApp, Facebook and Viber to bring most up to date and accurate information to billions of people
www.mobilemarketingmagazine.comMar 13, 2020
Viber will allow 10 participants in group calls due to growing COVID-19 concern Mobile Marketing Magazine
martechseries.comAug 26, 2019
TechBytes with Zephrin Lasker, VP of E-Commerce at Rakuten Viber
www.mudrunguide.comAug 21, 2019
Spartan and Rakuten announce new Viber community ahead of Spartan World Championships Mud Run, OCR, Obstacle Course Race & Ninja Warrior Guide
www.dhakatribune.comAug 9, 2019
Viber launches in Bangla
www.coinspeaker.comJul 30, 2019
https://www.coinspeaker.com/viber-rakuten-coin/
venturebeat.comJul 23, 2019
Viber acquires Chatter Commerce, maker of mobile shopping keyboard ShopChat
www.uctoday.comJun 14, 2019
Viber Announces New Messaging Features
www.prnewswire.co.ukApr 24, 2018
Infobip and Rakuten Viber Enable Businesses and Banks to Reach Millions of Targeted Customers in Nepal
www.calcalistech.comMar 1, 2018
Viber Launches Group Chats of Up to One Billion Users
www.calcalistech.comFeb 25, 2018
Rakuten's Viber Partners with Social Media Marketing App Sprinklr
www.androidpolice.comOct 5, 2017
Viber adds pinned messages and replies in groups, plus broadcast messages
techcrunch.comJul 20, 2017
Viber acquires Chatter Commerce, the startup behind its shopping keyboard
www.theverge.comMar 10, 2017
Messaging app Viber is adding self-destructing chats for its 800 million users
venturebeat.comNov 9, 2016
Messaging giant Viber becomes more like Facebook with the launch of Public Accounts for businesses and brands
techcrunch.comApr 23, 2016
Viber adds end-to-end encryption and hidden chats as messaging app privacy wave grows
en.globes.co.ilJul 28, 2015
Viber buys Israeli mobile game developer Nextpeer
www.wired.comNov 18, 2014
'Viber' Messaging App Now Lets You Peek in on Celebrity Chatter
www.jpost.comFeb 14, 2014
http://www.jpost.com/business/business-features/japans-rakuten-acquires-israeli-tech-company-viber-for-900-million-341447

The Team

(3)
Ofir Eyal
Interim CEO
Michael Shmilov
Former co-founder
GN
Gali Newman
HR Director

Company Lifecycle

Event View
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Public Offerings & Exits

M&A EXIT
Feb 2014
Type Acquisition
Was acquired by
Rakuten logo
Rakuten
$900M

Private Equity Funding

Non-Equity Funding

Mergers and Acquisitions

M&A
Jul 2015
Type Acquisition
Acquired
Nextpeer logo
Nextpeer
$9M
M&A
Jul 2019
Type Acquisition
Undisclosed

Others

Use Cases (0)

Media gallery

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Group Video Calls on Viber! logo
Group Video Calls on Viber!
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Locations

Israel

Bar Kochva Street 21, Bene Beraq, Israel

Offices Abroad

2 Rue du Fossé, 1536 Luxembourg

Sector

Content & Media
Media & Entertainment Tech
Social Networks

Core Technology

Communications
VOIP

Target Industry

Consumers

Tags

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Target Markets

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