Likewize. Overview

  • Founded
  • 1997
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 4,000
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO
  • Financing Rounds
  • 11
  • 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

Website
likewize.com
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
Primary Office
  • 9725 North West 117th Avenue
  • Suite 300
  • Miami, FL 33178
  • United States
+1 (305) 000-0000

Likewize. Timeline

2019202020212022
Financing RoundFinancing 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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Miami, FL
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Likewize. Competitors (6)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Ingram Micro Private Equity-Backed Irvine, CA 00000 00000 000000000000
00000000 Corporation Fairfield, NJ
0-0000 Formerly VC-backed Taipei, Taiwan 0000 000000000000
0-000000 000000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Den Haag, Netherlands 0000 000000000000
000 0000000 000000 Private Equity-Backed Princeton, NJ 000 00.000 000000000000 00.000
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Likewize. Patents

Likewize. Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20200019972-A1 Reverse logistics system for mobile devices and method Pending 11-Jul-2018 0000000000
US-20190147454-A1 Real-time event management system for mobile devices Granted 14-Nov-2017 0000000000 0
EP-3711012-A4 Real-time event management system for mobile devices Pending 14-Nov-2017 0000000000 0
US-20210209611-A1 Real-time event management system for mobile devices Pending 14-Nov-2017 0000000000
US-10970722-B2 Method, systems, and computer-readable storage media for real-time event management system for mobile devices Active 14-Nov-2017 G06Q30/012 00
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Likewize. Executive Team (38)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Rod Millar Chief Executive Officer
Ray Roman Chief Commercial Officer and Global President, Device Protection
Jack Negro Co-Chief Financial Officer
Joe Kalinoski Co-Chief Financial Officer
Richard Baxendale Chief Business Development Officer
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Likewize. Board Members (9)

Name Representing Role Since
000000 000000 Self Chairman 000 0000
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Likewize. Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-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
00000 0000000 21-Dec-2021 0000000000 00000 Property and Casualty Insurance 000 00000
0000000 19-Jan-2021 0000000000 IT Consulting and Outsourcing 000 00000
00000 (000000 13-Mar-2020 0000000000 Other Consumer Durables 000 00000
000000000 000 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 (6)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Next Wireless Group Specialty Retail Dublin, Ireland 2016
00000000 00000000 Computers, Parts and Peripherals Tokyo, Japan 0000
000000000 000í0000 Logistics Maua, Brazil 0000
00000 (0000000000 Other Consumer Durables Witham, United Kingdom 0000
0000000000000 0000 Construction and Engineering Markham, Canada 0000
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Likewize. Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000 00000000 15-Jul-2014 0000000000 Completed
  • 5 buyers
0000000000 21-Sep-2010 0000000000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
0000000000 000000 01-Jan-2007 00000 0000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Psytechnics Seed Round Completed
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