Likewize Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1997

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 4,811

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • PE Growth

  • Financing Rounds
  • 15

  • Investments
  • 18

Likewize General Information

Description

Distributor of mobile devices and specialized wireless services intended to simplify the wireless world, making mobile technology accessible to everyone. The company's products and services include wireless distribution and services, value-added device and accessories distribution, supply chain, handset protection and insurance, buyback and trade-in and omnichannel retail and mobile digital products, enabling mobile device manufacturers, wireless operators and retailers to transform their business models and get closer to their customers by helping them provide a complete end-to-end service.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Brightstar Corp., Brightstar Corporation, The Brightstar, Brightstar Escrow Corp., Brightstar Perú
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Distributors/Wholesale
Other Industries
Wireless Communications Equipment
Other Communications and Networking
Corporate Office
  • 1900 West Kirkwood Boulevard
  • Suite 1600C
  • Southlake, TX 76092
  • United States
+1 (682) 000-0000

Likewize Timeline

2021202220232024
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth

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Likewize Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Likewize Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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Distributors/Wholesale
Southlake, TX
4,811 As of 2024
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Likewize Competitors (6)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
D-Link Formerly VC-backed Taipei, Taiwan 0000 0000
Ericsson Corporation Stockholm, Sweden 00000 00.000 000000000 00.000
Purdicom Corporation Fairfield, NJ 00
Ingram Micro Private Equity-Backed Irvine, CA 00000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
RCN Telecom Services Private Equity-Backed Princeton, NJ 0000 0000 000000000 0000
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Likewize Patents

Likewize Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-11392958-B2 Reverse logistics system for mobile devices and method Active 11-Jul-2018 0000000000 00
US-20200019972-A1 Reverse logistics system for mobile devices and method Active 11-Jul-2018 0000000000
AU-2018369528-A1 Real-time event management system for mobile devices Pending 14-Nov-2017 0000000000
CA-3082386-A1 Real-time event management system for mobile devices Pending 14-Nov-2017 0000000000
EP-3711012-A1 Real-time event management system for mobile devices Pending 14-Nov-2017 G06Q30/012
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Likewize Executive Team (43)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Rod Millar Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Rangaswamy Rajamanickam Chief Technology Officer
Harry Polimenakos Chief Information Officer
Gerry O'Keeffe Executive Vice President, EMEA & APAC
Richard Baxendale Executive Vice President, Global Sales
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Likewize Board Members (10)

Name Representing Role Since
000 000000 Likewize Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
000000 000000 Likewize Chairman 000 0000
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Likewize Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Likewize Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Likewize Investments & Acquisitions (18)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Optus Insurance Services 21-Dec-2021 0000000000 00000 Other Insurance 000 00000
LucidCX 19-Jan-2021 0000000000 IT Consulting and Outsourcing 000 00000
Likewize Repair UK 13-Mar-2020 0000000000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) 000 00000
Tgestiona Logística 04-Apr-2019 0000000000 000.00 Logistics
Next Wireless Group 19-Jun-2018 Merger/Acquisition Specialty Retail 000000 00
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Likewize Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
SoftBank Commerce & Service Computers, Parts and Peripherals Tokyo, Japan 2014
Likewize Repair UK Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Witham, United Kingdom 0000
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Likewize Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Beetel Teletech 15-Jul-2014 0000000000 Completed
  • 5 buyers
YaSabe 18-Mar-2013 0000 00000 00.00 Completed
  • 9 buyers
TDMobility 21-Sep-2010 0000000000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
Brightstar Europe 01-Jan-2007 00000 0000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Psytechnics Seed Round Completed
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Likewize FAQs

  • When was Likewize founded?

    Likewize was founded in 1997.

  • Who is the founder of Likewize?

    Marcelo Claure is the founder of Likewize.

  • Who is the CEO of Likewize?

    Rod Millar is the CEO of Likewize.

  • Where is Likewize headquartered?

    Likewize is headquartered in Southlake, TX.

  • What is the size of Likewize?

    Likewize has 4,811 total employees.

  • What industry is Likewize in?

    Likewize’s primary industry is Distributors/Wholesale.

  • Is Likewize a private or public company?

    Likewize is a Private company.

  • What is Likewize’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Likewize is 00000.

  • How much funding has Likewize raised over time?

    Likewize has raised $1M.

  • Who are Likewize’s investors?

    Genstar Capital, Brightstar Capital Partners, and SoftBank Group have invested in Likewize.

  • Who are Likewize’s competitors?

    D-Link, Ericsson, Purdicom, Ingram Micro, and RCN Telecom Services are some of the 6 competitors of Likewize.

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