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COMPANY:

Clickatell

INVESTMENT YEAR: 2004
EXIT YEAR: 2017
BUSINESS DESCRIPTION: Bulk SMS messaging services
INVESTMENT PARTNERS: Management
FUND: Ethos Technology Fund
ENTERPRISE VALUE (R'M): Not disclosed
  • Clickatell was founded in Cape Town by Pieter and Casper De Villiers, Danie du Toit and Patrick Lawson in 2000.
  • Clickatell’s global footprint means that it can deliver SMS messages through it’s next-generation Clickatell Mobile eXchange (CMneXt) to over 960 mobile networks in over 220 countries and territories, with the potential to reach 6 billion mobile phone users - more than 80 percent of the world’s population!

  • Clickatell is committed to social corporate investment, demonstrated most recently by the Danie du Toit Design and Development Scholarship, in honour of the Clickatell founder who passed away. The scholarship pays study fees and offers work experience to selected previously disadvantaged students.

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