FrontlineSMS Overview

  • Founded
  • 2005
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 9
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Grant
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $10K
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 7

FrontlineSMS General Information


Developer of a communication platform built to power mobile messaging campaigns. The company offers an open-source software that, with a laptop and a modem, provides an easy-to-use interface capable of meeting complex and professional information management needs, enabling clients to eliminate barriers related to user interface and connectivity.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Communication Software
Other Industries
Automation/Workflow Software
Social/Platform Software
Business/Productivity Software
Primary Office
  • FF16 Bishop Magua Centre
  • George Padmore Lane, Ngong Road, Opposite Uchumi Kilimani
  • Nairobi
  • Kenya
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FrontlineSMS Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Grant 17-Mar-2011 $10K 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC 01-Jan-2011 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Grant 28-Sep-2010 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Grant 01-Jan-2007 $600K Completed Startup
1. Early Stage VC Completed Startup
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FrontlineSMS Executive Team (5)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Sean McDonald Chief Executive Officer
Alex Pitkin Chief Operating Officer & Product Owner
Shiro Theuri Chief Technology Officer
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FrontlineSMS 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

Key Data Points

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Majestic Referring Domains


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FrontlineSMS Investors (7)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Pizzigati Prize Other 000 0000 000000 0
Omidyar Network Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
MHealth Alliance Corporation 000 0000 000000 0
Vodafone Americas Foundation Limited Partner 000 0000 000000 0
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Not-For-Profit Venture Capital 000 0000 000000 0
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