Brightstar

Brightstar is a lifecycle management firm that offers handset protection and insurance services for device manufacturers and retailers. Read more

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Brightstar

Brightstar is a lifecycle management firm that offers handset protection and insurance services for device manufacturers and retailers. Read more

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CEO

Rod Millar

CEO Approval Rating

65/100

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SquareTrade is Brightstar's top competitor. SquareTrade is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and was founded in 1999. Like Brightstar, SquareTrade also operates in the Telecommunication Services field. SquareTrade generates 13% the revenue of Brightstar.

Asurion, LLC is seen as one of Brightstar's top competitors. Asurion, LLC's headquarters is in Nashville, Tennessee, and was founded in 1994. Like Brightstar, Asurion, LLC also works within the Telecommunication Services industry. Asurion, LLC generates 85% of Brightstar's revenue.

Upsie has been one of Brightstar's top competitors. Upsie was founded in 2013, and its headquarters is in St. Paul, Minnesota. Upsie is in the Internet Software field. Upsie has 3,950 fewer employees than Brightstar.

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Brightstar Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
LucidCX, Inc.

Jan 2021

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undisclosed
LucidCX is a SaaS-based platform that provides customer retention and engagment management solutions for businesses.
WeFix

Apr 2020

Source »
undisclosed
WeFix is a web-based platform that allows users to search and book for mobile and tablet repair services.
Risk Insure Pty. Ltd.

Nov 2019

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undisclosed
Risk Insure is an insurance agency that provides general insurance and underwriting services to commercial and corporate businesses.
Next Wireless Group

Jun 2018

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undisclosed
Next Wireless owns and operates an online platform that sells new and pre-owned wireless devices to individuals and businesses.
WirelessWorks Solutions Ltd.

Oct 2015

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undisclosed
WirelessWorks provides solutions to wireless service providers and OEMs to support their growth in the evolving wireless industry.

These are all the companies that Brightstar has acquired. Brightstar has acquired 8 companies and its latest acquisition was LucidCX, Inc. in Jan 2021. LucidCX is a SaaS-based platform that provides customer retention and engagment management solutions for businesses.

Brightstar Funding History

Since Brightstar was founded in 1997, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Brightstar has raised $283.0M. Brightstar's funding round was on Jul 2007 for a total of $283.0M

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Jul 2007
$283M

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Since Brightstar was founded in 1997, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Brightstar has raised $283.0M. Brightstar's funding round was on Jul 2007 for a total of $283.0M

Brightstar Investments

No recent investments found related to Brightstar

These are all the companies that Brightstar has invested in. Brightstar has invested 8 companies and its latest investment was LucidCX, Inc. in Jan 2021. LucidCX is a SaaS-based platform that provides customer retention and engagment management solutions for businesses.

Brightstar News

February 23, 2021MarketScreener

Named a Finalist in Three Categories for the 2021 Customer Centricity World Series Awards

(marketscreener.com) Recognition highlights Brightstar's ongoing commitment to customer successhttps:... See more »
February 9, 2021Mobile News

Brightstar UK to open new customer contact centre in Crewe

The new customer contact centre is expected to open in April... See more »
February 3, 2021Mobile News

Brightstar to fight 21 million Swedish tax fraud allegation

Swedish tax agency demands repayment of VAT claims... See more »
January 21, 2021Channel Eye

Brightstar acquires LucidCX

End-to-end device lifecycle solutions provider Brightstar has written a cheque for LucidCX, a provide... See more »
January 19, 2021Mobile News

Brightstar announces LucidCX acquisition with ambitions to deliver enhanced customer service

The acquisition is set to help Brightstar expand its device protection offering... See more »
January 18, 2021Bridging and Commercial

Brightstar launches distribution partnership with Selina Finance

The new products - which are generally not available directly to brokers or through any network or cl... See more »
January 11, 2021Buyouts Insider

Brightstar closes on $1.1bn for second flagship fund, goes on hiring spree

Brightstar recently recruited 10 new employees, including two managing directors and a principal, inc... See more »

Brightstar Press Releases

December 12, 2019centralcharts

Brightstar Partners With BlackRidge Technology to Deliver Cybersecurity Solutions to Indian Market

Brightstar Partners With BlackRidge Technology to Deliver Cybersecurity Solutions to Indian Market Br... See more »
July 22, 2019EIN Presswire

BrightStar Senior Living Opens in Fort Wayne, IN

Partnership sees Additional Growth in the Coming YearsMILWAUKEE, WI, UNITED STATES, July 22, 2019 /⁨E... See more »
February 28, 2019PR Newswire

BrightStar Reinforces Home Care Technology Leadership With New Board Member Pam Parisian

CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightStar Group Holdings, Inc., announced today the appointme... See more »
August 30, 2018Business Wire

Harman Kardon Unveils the Onyx Studio 5, a Beautiful Wireless Speaker Featuring Wireless Dual Sound

BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IFA 2018-- Elegant and sophisticated with superior sound quality, the Harman... See more »
June 7, 2018PRWeb

Brightstar, Ezwim and PTS Consulting bring MobileLife+ to the Market

Brightstar, Ezwim and PTS Consulting announce a partnership to offer MobileLife+ to Enterprises and w... See more »
March 29, 20171888 Press Release

Brightstar Corporation and StayinFront connect to improve Field Productivity, Efficiency and Sales Effectiveness

Brightstar Corp., the world's leading mobile services company, has chosen StayinFront to improve its ... See more »
December 18, 2016Blackbird

Brightstar Builds Omni-channel Fulfillment Platform with Manhattan Associates

SYDNEY, Australia and ATLANTA, Dec. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Brightstar, the world's leading mobil... See more »

Brightstar Videos

October 26, 2018Brightstar Vimeo Channel

"Disposition Sorter Timelapse" on VIMEO

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March 27, 2018Brightstar Vimeo Channel

"ECHO APP" on VIMEO

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March 27, 2018Brightstar Vimeo Channel

"HALO-Repair_720" on VIMEO

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March 27, 2018Brightstar Vimeo Channel

"Echo-Process-720.mp4" on VIMEO

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March 27, 2018Brightstar Vimeo Channel

"ENTERPRISE-Reverse_720.mp4" on VIMEO

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March 27, 2018Brightstar Vimeo Channel

"ECHO-End-to-End_720" on VIMEO

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March 22, 2018Brightstar Vimeo Channel

"MWC18 Update" on VIMEO

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Brightstar Headquarters

9725 Northwest 117th Avenue Suite 300

Miami, Florida33178

1-305-421-6000

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Brightstar Summary

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Overview

Brightstar is a lifecycle management firm that offers handset protection and insurance services for device manufacturers and retailers. Brightstar was founded in 1997. Brightstar's headquarters is located in Miami, Florida, USA 33178. It has raised 28...

CEO

Brightstar's CEO, Rod Millar, currently has an approval rating of 65%. Brightstar's primary competitors are SquareTrade, Asurion, LLC & Upsie.

Website

brightstar.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Brightstar

  1. When was Brightstar founded?

    Brightstar was founded in 1997
  2. Who is Brightstar's CEO?

    Brightstar's CEO is Rod Millar
  3. How much revenue does Brightstar generate?

    Brightstar generates $10B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Brightstar have?

    Brightstar has historically raised $283M in funding
  1. Where is Brightstar's headquarters?

    Brightstar's headquarters is in Miami Florida, USA
  2. How many employees does Brightstar have?

    Brightstar has 4,000 employees
  3. What sector does Brightstar operate in?

    Brightstar is in Telecommunications Equipment, Telecommunication Services
  4. Who are Brightstar's competitors?

    Brightstar's top competitors are SquareTrade, Asurion, LLC, Upsie