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TextPlus provides wifi based mobile communications services for texting, talking and sharing. Read more

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Founder & CEO

Scott Lahman

CEO Approval Rating

66/100

Founded:

2007

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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Kik is textPlus's #1 rival. Kik was founded in 2009 in Waterloo, Ontario. Like textPlus, Kik also operates in the Application Software space. Kik generates $2.6M more revenue than textPlus.

GroupMe is one of textPlus's top competitors. GroupMe is headquartered in New York, New York, and was founded in 2010. Like textPlus, GroupMe also works within the Application Software sector. GroupMe generates 67% the revenue of textPlus.

TangoMe, Inc. is seen as one of textPlus's top competitors. TangoMe, Inc. was founded in 2009, and its headquarters is in Mountain View, California. Like textPlus, TangoMe, Inc. also works within the Application Software sector. TangoMe, Inc. has 197 more employees than textPlus.

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textPlus Acquisitions

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textPlus Funding History

Since textPlus was founded in 2007, it has participated in 5 rounds of funding. In total textPlus has raised $53.2M. textPlus' last funding round was on Feb 2015 for a total of $6.9M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

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Equity
Feb 2015
$6.9M
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Series D
Oct 2012
$18M
Series C
Jan 2011
$15M

GRP Partners

Series B
Dec 2009
$8.2M
Series A
Jan 2008
$5.2M

Since textPlus was founded in 2007, it has participated in 5 rounds of funding. In total textPlus has raised $53.2M. textPlus' last funding round was on Feb 2015 for a total of $6.9M

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textPlus News

November 6, 2014GIGAOM

Softphone provider TextPlus becomes NextPlus, expands into the UK

The app formerly known as Gogii will soon be formerly known as TextPlus. TextPlus is launching its ne... See more »
November 5, 20144-TRADERS

Delivers Mobile Telecom Services in an App

(4-traders.com) Nextplus Lets You Text Anyone, Even Those Without the App Nextplus Offers Savings and... See more »
November 5, 2014TELECOMPAPER

Three Wholesale offers Sim-free connection for OTT services

(Telecompaper) UK mobile operator Three's wholesale business is offering OTT services customers conne... See more »
November 4, 2014VENTUREBEAT

For the post-phone world, textPlus unveils its Nextplus 'cloud phone'

Nextplus, a much more ambitious play than textPlus' previous app, is intended to become the lynchpin ... See more »
November 4, 20149TO5MAC

Textplus moves on to Nextplus, adds improved WiFi calling/texting, GIFs, and more

Popular texting and calling app Textplus, which is a more affordable alternative to a standard carrie... See more »
May 15, 2014SOFTPEDIA

Get a Free Number and an Improved Calling Experience with textPlus 5.6.3

textPlus 5.6.3, an updated version of the handy free texting tool available to US and Canada resident... See more »
April 16, 2014SOCALTECH.COM

Turn Your Amazon Kindle Fire Into A Phone, Today

Tired of waiting for Amazon.com to actually release a phone version of the Amazon Kindle Fire? Marina... See more »

textPlus Blogs

June 6, 2017textPlus Blog

5 Steps to Avoid Bad Texting Syndrome

Do you have a favorite text gripe? Does nothing irritate you more than your friend who 'lol's at ever... See more »
May 31, 2017textPlus Blog

7 Tips for Staying Connected During Your Semester Abroad

It's summer and you just signed on for your first study abroad. You're going away in a few months and... See more »
May 23, 2017textPlus Blog

How to Recover From 4 Common Mis-Texts

Mis-texts happen to everyone. You wake up in the middle of the night and send a text - intended to re... See more »
May 16, 2017textPlus Blog

15 Interesting Stats About Text Messaging

You probably already have a few pretty good ideas about text messaging. For instance, you know walkin... See more »
May 9, 2017textPlus Blog

5 Tips to Avoid Parent Text #Fails

By now, we're all familiar with 'Damn You Auto Correct.' But the pitfalls of parents and texting exte... See more »
May 4, 2017textPlus Blog

New! Block Inbound Callers & Texters!

Do you suffer from the relentless slings of a robotic cruise and debt consolidation offers? Has that ... See more »
May 1, 2017textPlus Blog

Win Ad Free Texting All Summer Long - May 2017 Giveaway

Ready to text without ads all summer long? Entering is as easy as saying 'hello!'. Just tap enter now... See more »

textPlus Press Releases

August 30, 2014PRWEB

textPlus Thinks Calling Should Be Fun and Unlimited This Labor Day Weekend

textPlus celebrates the last holiday of summer with Free Calling.(PRWeb August 30, 2014)Read the full... See more »
July 3, 2014PRWEB

For Independence Day textPlus Announces 74% of Its Users Are Carrier Independent

textPlus Ushers in a New Class of Mobile Service Provider(PRWeb July 03, 2014)Read the full story at ... See more »
June 28, 2014PRWEB

textPlus Offers Unlimited Calling to World Cup Round of 16 Countries

Friends and family can talk about the matches and stay connected for .(PRWeb June 27, 2014)Read the f... See more »
May 5, 2014PR NEWSWIRE

textPlus Offers Free Calling to Mexico for Cinco de Mayo

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, textPlus – the d... See more »
April 2, 2014PRWEB

TextPlus Releases Text+ Free for Intel® Atom™ Tablets for Android*

By harnessing the power of mobile technology, this app lets users place free text messages and make c... See more »
February 4, 2014PR NEWSWIRE

Nanea Reeves Hired as textPlus President, Reuniting Former JAMDAT Leadership Team

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- textPlus—the mobile app that does everything you... See more »

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textPlus Headquarters

13160 Mindanao Way Suite 200

Marina Del Rey, California90292

1-310-827-4384

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Overview

textPlus, Inc. is a privately-held company which developed a mobile communications service for texting, talking, and sharing. It is a leading communications service that lets anyone text, talk, and share for free or cheaply. It offers unparalleled cho...

CEO

textPlus's Founder & CEO, Scott Lahman, currently has an approval rating of 66%. textPlus's primary competitors are Kik, GroupMe & TangoMe, Inc..

Frequently Asked Questions about textPlus

  1. When was textPlus founded?

    textPlus was founded in 2007
  2. Who is textPlus's CEO?

    textPlus's CEO is Scott Lahman
  3. How much revenue does textPlus generate?

    textPlus generates $7.4M in revenue
  4. How much funding does textPlus have?

    textPlus has historically raised $53.2M in funding
  1. Where is textPlus's headquarters?

    textPlus's headquarters is in Marina Del Rey California, USA
  2. How many employees does textPlus have?

    textPlus has 30 employees
  3. What sector does textPlus operate in?

    textPlus is in Internet Software, Application Software, Messaging
  4. Who are textPlus's competitors?

    textPlus's top competitors are Kik, GroupMe, TangoMe, Inc.