Keybase Overview

  • Founded
  • 2014
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 25
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $42.9M
Latest Deal Amount

Keybase General Information


Developer of an encrypted messaging platform intended to provide secure messaging and communication. The company's open-source platform offers end-to-end encrypted chat, file-sharing, git, and cloud storage systems for various platforms like Android, iOS, and Windows, enabling users to communicate and share files with others over the internet in a secure way.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Communication Software
Other Industries
Social/Platform Software
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 85 Broad Street
  • 28th Floor
  • New York, NY 10004
  • United States
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Keybase Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
2. Merger/Acquisition 07-May-2020 $42.9M 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 19-May-2015 000.00 000.00 000.00 Completed Startup
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Keybase Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series A 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
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Keybase Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Keybase Competitors (11)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Wickr Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 00 00.00 0000000000 0 00.00
00000000 000000000 Private Equity-Backed Palo Alto, CA 000 00000 000000 - 000 00000
0000 Accelerator/Incubator Backed Vienna, VA 0 00.000 000000000. 0 00.000
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000000 ( 00000000 Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 00 00.000 00000000000 00.000
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Keybase Executive Team (2)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Maxwell Krohn Ph.D Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Chris Coyne Co-Founder
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Keybase Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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Keybase Former Investors (2)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Andreessen Horowitz Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Sam Yagan Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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