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Investments

11

Portfolio Exits

9

Funds

1

Partners & Customers

10

Service Providers

1

About BlackBerry

BlackBerry (TSX: BB) (NASDAQ: BBRY), fka (RIM) Research In Motion, is a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. Through the development of integrated hardware, software, and services that support multiple wireless network standards, BlackBerry provides platforms and solutions for access to time-sensitive information including email, phone, SMS messaging, Internet, and intranet-based applications. BlackBerry technology also enables a broad array of third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products and services with wireless connectivity to data. BlackBerry's portfolio of products, services, and embedded technologies include the BlackBerry wireless platform, the BlackBerry Wireless Handheld product line, software development tools, radio-modems, and software/hardware licensing agreements.

BlackBerry Headquarter Location

2200 University Ave. E

Waterloo, Ontario, N2K 0A7,

Canada

519-888-7465

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Latest BlackBerry News

BlackBerry, Magna ink multi-year ADAS solutions contract

May 19, 2022

BlackBerry, Magna ink multi-year ADAS solutions contract May 18, 2022 1 BlackBerry and Magna have entered into a multi-year agreement to collaborate on various integrated Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) solutions. As part of the agreement, BlackBerry will provide Magna with QNX software including the QNX Software Development Platform, QNX OS for Safety, QNX Platform for ADAS, as well as professional engineering services, Blackberry said in a statement. [Image courtesy: Magna]

BlackBerry Investments

11 Investments

BlackBerry has made 11 investments. Their latest investment was in Car IQ as part of their Series B on August 8, 2021.

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BlackBerry Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/11/2021

Series B

Car IQ

$15M

Yes

7

5/27/2021

Series B

Securing SAM

$20M

Yes

16

12/9/2014

Partnership

NantOmics

Yes

1

4/15/2014

Corporate Minority

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$99M

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10

11/24/2008

Series A

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$99M

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Date

8/11/2021

5/27/2021

12/9/2014

4/15/2014

11/24/2008

Round

Series B

Series B

Partnership

Corporate Minority

Series A

Company

Car IQ

Securing SAM

NantOmics

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Amount

$15M

$20M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

7

16

1

10

0

BlackBerry Portfolio Exits

9 Portfolio Exits

BlackBerry has 9 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Good Technology on December 09, 2016.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

12/9/2016

Merger

2

12/9/2016

Merger

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10

12/9/2016

Merger

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10

12/9/2016

Merger

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10

6/2/2016

IPO

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$99M

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10

Date

12/9/2016

12/9/2016

12/9/2016

12/9/2016

6/2/2016

Exit

Merger

Merger

Merger

Merger

IPO

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

10

10

10

10

BlackBerry Acquisitions

28 Acquisitions

BlackBerry acquired 28 companies. Their latest acquisition was Cylance on November 16, 2018.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

11/16/2018

Series E+

$99M

$297M

Acquired

23

2/24/2016

$99M

Acquired

1

9/4/2015

Other

$99M

$575.43M

Acquired

1

7/22/2015

Series C

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$99M

$99M

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10

4/21/2015

Series D

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$99M

$99M

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10

Date

11/16/2018

2/24/2016

9/4/2015

7/22/2015

4/21/2015

Investment Stage

Series E+

Other

Series C

Series D

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$297M

$575.43M

$99M

$99M

Note

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

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Sources

23

1

1

10

10

BlackBerry Fund History

1 Fund History

BlackBerry has 1 fund, including BlackBerry IVY Innovation Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

BlackBerry IVY Innovation Fund

4

Closing Date

Fund

BlackBerry IVY Innovation Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

4

BlackBerry Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

BlackBerry has 10 strategic partners and customers. BlackBerry recently partnered with Midis Group on May 5, 2022.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

5/11/2022

Partner

Lebanon

BlackBerry Partners with Midis Group to Drive Growth in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

WATERLOO , ON> and DUBAI , UAE , May 11 , 2022 / PRNewswire / -- BlackBerry Limited today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Midis Group to expand its go-to-market sales motion across Eastern Europe , the Middle East , and Africa .

6

5/11/2022

Partner

Lebanon

BlackBerry partners with Midis to drive growth in Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa

BlackBerry announced it has entered into a partnership with Midis Group to expand its go-to-market sales motion across Eastern Europe , the Middle East , and Africa .

1

3/22/2022

Partner

Japan

BlackBerry & Marelli Expand Collaboration in China to Power Next Generation Cockpit Technology

Canada 's BlackBerry Limited has announced an expansion of its collaboration in China with Marelli , a leading Tier 1 global automotive supplier .

1

3/22/2022

Client

Italy

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10

2/11/2022

Licensee

United States

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10

Date

5/11/2022

5/11/2022

3/22/2022

3/22/2022

2/11/2022

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Client

Licensee

Business Partner

Country

Lebanon

Lebanon

Japan

Italy

United States

News Snippet

BlackBerry Partners with Midis Group to Drive Growth in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

WATERLOO , ON> and DUBAI , UAE , May 11 , 2022 / PRNewswire / -- BlackBerry Limited today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Midis Group to expand its go-to-market sales motion across Eastern Europe , the Middle East , and Africa .

BlackBerry partners with Midis to drive growth in Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa

BlackBerry announced it has entered into a partnership with Midis Group to expand its go-to-market sales motion across Eastern Europe , the Middle East , and Africa .

BlackBerry & Marelli Expand Collaboration in China to Power Next Generation Cockpit Technology

Canada 's BlackBerry Limited has announced an expansion of its collaboration in China with Marelli , a leading Tier 1 global automotive supplier .

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Sources

6

1

1

10

10

BlackBerry Service Providers

1 Service Provider

BlackBerry has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Acquired

Investment Bank

Financial Advisor

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Acquired

Provider Type

Investment Bank

Service Type

Financial Advisor

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BlackBerry Team

50 Team Members

BlackBerry has 50 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, John Chen.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

John Chen

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Tom Eacobacci

President

Current

Brian Bidulka

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Frank Boulben

Chief Marketing Officer

Current

Thorsten Heins

President, Chief Financial Officer

Former

Name

John Chen

Tom Eacobacci

Brian Bidulka

Frank Boulben

Thorsten Heins

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer

President

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Marketing Officer

President, Chief Financial Officer

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Former

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