Bulk SMS Company Clickatell Raises $12 Million In Series B

Posted Mar 4, 2011

Clickatell is a bulk SMS service that has raised $12 million in Series B funding. This round of funding was led by Sequoia Capital and DAG Ventures. Ethos Private Equity also participated in this round. Clickatell offers marketing text messaging services for SMBs and enterprise companies.

About 6.1 trillion text messages were sent in 2010 and Clickatell was founded in 2000. The bulk SMS packages sent through Clickatell varies depending on the volume sizes. Some clients need only 2,500 text messages per month and some use 10,000 per month. Clickatell is based in Redwood City, California and they have offices in South Africa.