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Acq - P2P | Acquired



About Gemalto

Gemalto delivers technologies and services to businesses and governments, authenticating identities and protecting data so they can stay safe and enable services in personal devices, connected objects, the cloud and in between. Their solutions cover payments to enterprise security and the internet of things and include authentication of people, transactions and objects as well as the encryption of data with the aim of enabling their customers ​to deliver secure digital services for billions of individuals and things.​

Headquarters Location

6, rue de la Verrerie

Meudon, 92197,


+33 1 55 01 50 00



Expert Collections containing Gemalto

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Gemalto is included in 3 Expert Collections, including Payments.



2,821 items

Companies in this collection provide technology that enables consumers and businesses to pay, collect, automate, and settle transfers of currency, both online and at the physical point-of-sale.



8,428 items

These companies protect organizations from digital threats.



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Excludes US-based companies

Gemalto Patents

Gemalto has filed 659 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • electromagnetic radiation
  • image processing
  • biometrics
patents chart

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Related Topics




Cryptography, Cryptographic protocols, Payment systems, Key management, Banking technology


Application Date


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Related Topics

Cryptography, Cryptographic protocols, Payment systems, Key management, Banking technology



Latest Gemalto News

MasterCard, Gemalto, Garanti, Avea roll out first NFC-enabled mobile payment service in Turkey

Feb 19, 2024

MasterCard, Gemalto, Turkish lender Garanti and Turkish mobile phone operator Avea have rolled out an antenna-equipped SIM card mobile payment service that integrates wireless near field communication (NFC). The partners said that Turkey was the first country to offer NFC-compatible mobile phones that feature an N-flex SIM card and a flexible NFC antenna. The NFC mobile payment solution is supported by MasterCards PayPass technology and will be promoted by BonusluAvea, the reward scheme of the mobile operator, and Garanti.

Gemalto Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Gemalto founded?

    Gemalto was founded in 2006.

  • Where is Gemalto's headquarters?

    Gemalto's headquarters is located at 6, rue de la Verrerie, Meudon.

  • What is Gemalto's latest funding round?

    Gemalto's latest funding round is Acq - P2P.

  • Who are the investors of Gemalto?

    Investors of Gemalto include Thales Group.

  • Who are Gemalto's competitors?

    Competitors of Gemalto include Tangem and 4 more.


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