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Skype

Skype
M&A STATUS
M&A LATEST DEAL TYPE
10 FINANCING ROUNDS
10 INVESTMENTS
Description

Creator of a software application enabling users to make voice, video calls and chats through the Internet. The company's service encrypts calls, chats and file transfers for transmission through the Internet. The company also offers voicemail and call-forwarding services.

Website
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Communication Software
Other Industries
Other Communications and Networking
Telecommunications Service Providers
Acquirer
Primary Office
  • 23-29 Rives de Clausen
  • 6e etage
  • Luxembourg, 2165
  • Luxembourg

+352 26 00 00 00

Skype Valuation and Funding

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

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Skype Competitors (13)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
TextNow Venture Capital-Backed Waterloo, Canada 000 00.000 000000000000 00.000
0000000 Formerly PE-Backed Gravenhage, Netherlands 000 0000 000000000000 0000
0000000 (000 0000) Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
00000000 Formerly VC-backed Mountain View, CA 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
000000 (000000 000 Venture Capital-Backed San Jose, CA 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
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Skype Investments & Acquisitions (10)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 18-Dec-2014 00000 00000 00 00.000 Automotive
000000 05-Sep-2013 0000 00000 Social/Platform Software
00000000 31-Dec-2011 00000 00000 00 0000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial)
0000000 21-Aug-2011 000000000000000000 0000 Communication Software
3Jam 04-May-2011 Merger/Acquisition Communication Software
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Skype Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000000 31-Dec-2011 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 17 buyers
0000 03-Feb-2011 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 5 buyers
Rdio 09-Aug-2010 Corporate 000 Completed
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Skype Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Content Circles Other Software Menlo Park, CA 2007
0000 Communication Software San Francisco, CA 0000
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Skype Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Participating Rounds Investor Since Board Seat Contact Info

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Skype Executive Team (27)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Eran Shtiegman Partner Director of Product
Christopher Merkle Moment Maker - Ambassador for Innovation
Alistair Kilpatrick Principal Designer
Lee Ott Product
Jonas Kjellberg Co-Founder

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