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Acquired | Acquired

About TextPayMe

Founded in 2005, TextPayMe is an SMS payment service that lets you send money to other people using cell phone text messaging. TextPayMe lets you send money to anyone else in the US with an SMS-capable cell phone, and while phone carriers may charge for the actual text message sent/received, sending and receiving money is free while TextPayMe remains in Beta.

Headquarters Location

Redmond, Washington,

United States



Expert Collections containing TextPayMe

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TextPayMe is included in 1 Expert Collection, including Fintech.



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TextPayMe Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was TextPayMe founded?

    TextPayMe was founded in 2005.

  • Where is TextPayMe's headquarters?

    TextPayMe's headquarters is located at Redmond.

  • What is TextPayMe's latest funding round?

    TextPayMe's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of TextPayMe?

    Investors of TextPayMe include Amazon and Y Combinator.

  • Who are TextPayMe's competitors?

    Competitors of TextPayMe include mBlox and 2 more.


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