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About ZipWhip

Zipwhip offers the concept of utilizing the cloud to enable existing mobile, landline, and toll-free numbers to send and receive texts from any connected desktop, tablet, or smartphone. Additionally, Zipwhip offers a carrier-grade texting platform to help mobile and landline operators modernize the text messaging medium. On May 17th, 2021, ZipWhip was acquired by Twilio.

Headquarters Location

300 Elliott Ave W Suite 500

Seattle, Washington, 98119,

United States


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ZipWhip Patents

ZipWhip has filed 10 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Graphical user interface elements
  • Network protocols
  • Email
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Queueing theory, Graphical user interface elements, Single queueing nodes, Network protocols, Transaction processing


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Latest ZipWhip News

Twilio will phase out Zipwhip software 2 years after $850M acquisition

Nov 2, 2022

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ZipWhip Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was ZipWhip founded?

    ZipWhip was founded in 2007.

  • Where is ZipWhip's headquarters?

    ZipWhip's headquarters is located at 300 Elliott Ave W, Seattle.

  • What is ZipWhip's latest funding round?

    ZipWhip's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did ZipWhip raise?

    ZipWhip raised a total of $88.06M.

  • Who are the investors of ZipWhip?

    Investors of ZipWhip include Twilio, Voyager Capital, M12, OpenView Venture Partners, Goldman Sachs and 4 more.

  • Who are ZipWhip's competitors?

    Competitors of ZipWhip include Whistle , Postscript, Take Blip, ZEALS, Quiq, Emotive, Textus, Solutions by Text, Podium, Attentive and 15 more.

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