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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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163 items

These companies are featured in our Cybersecurity in Retail Tech Market Map report, published March 2021.

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Latest BlackBerry News

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

May 11, 2022

05/11/2022 | 02:01am EDT Message : Leveraging local expertise and presence to enhance cybersecurity go-to-market WATERLOO, ON and DUBAI, UAE, May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --  BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) 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. A leading technology company, with a network of over 170 affiliates and partners across these markets, Midis Group will focus on driving growth for BlackBerry's Cybersecurity business unit. Midis Group will leverage its on-the-ground expertise, market knowledge, and regional infrastructure to establish BlackBerry-branded local offices focused on representing BlackBerry's comprehensive portfolio of unified endpoint management solutions and next-generation, AI-based Cylance® cybersecurity products. "BlackBerry has always stood for security, trust, and innovation," said John Chen, Executive Chairman and CEO of BlackBerry. "As a leading provider of cybersecurity products and solutions to governments, large enterprises, and small and medium businesses around the world, we are pleased to partner with Midis Group to further expand our business across Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. In the face of increasingly frequent cyberattack attempts and intensifying regulatory scrutiny, BlackBerry is committed to helping organizations build up their cybersecurity capabilities and prepare for, prevent, detect, and respond to cyber threats." Comprised of more than 5,000 employees who have partnered with the largest firms in the world, Midis Group excels at providing a deep bench of expertise, local infrastructure, and successful execution. Midis Group's experience in delivering advanced IT products and solutions to their customers has benefited their clients for over 50 years. "Working together with BlackBerry, Midis Group will offer a wide and deep portfolio of endpoint management and cybersecurity solutions to help our clients keep their employees connected and secure, while also ensuring the highest level of threat prevention and protection across their IT infrastructure," said Nabil Bustros, Chairman and CEO of the Midis Group. Rob Eckelmann, Midis Advisory Board Chair, added, "We are proud once again to represent a leading global technology firm, support the business goals of our customers, and deliver both world-class solutions and proven results." About BlackBerry BlackBerry (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) provides intelligent security software and services to enterprises and governments around the world. The company secures more than 500M endpoints including over 195M vehicles. Based in Waterloo, Ontario, the company leverages AI and machine learning to deliver innovative solutions in the areas of cybersecurity, safety and data privacy solutions, and is a leader in the areas of endpoint management, endpoint security, encryption, and embedded systems. BlackBerry's vision is clear - to secure a connected future you can trust. BlackBerry. Intelligent Security. Everywhere. About Midis Group With more than 5000 professionals, some 100 of the world's leading technology vendors, and a solid 50-year track record of performance and reliability, the Midis Group is a multinational organization comprised of over 170 companies across Europe, Middle East and Africa. The group is known for its advanced offering of managed IT services and consultancy, system integration, cloud and data center capabilities and infrastructure, software, and hardware solutions, as well as technology distribution and retail. The Midis Group was named in 2006 as one of the World Economic Forum's initial 100 Global Growth Companies. For more information, visit www.midisgroup.com . Trademarks, including but not limited to BLACKBERRY and EMBLEM Design are the trademarks or registered trademarks of BlackBerry Limited, and the exclusive rights to such trademarks are expressly reserved. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. BlackBerry is not responsible for any third-party products or services. Media Contact:

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 AtHoc on December 09, 2016.

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Exit

Companies

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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 Marelli on March 3, 2022.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

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

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

2/11/2022

Licensee

United States

The New BlackBerry Phone Is Apparently Dead Again

It sure seems like BlackBerry is done with the mobile world after this patent sell-off and walking back the licensing agreement it struck with OnwardMobility .

1

1/28/2022

Client

Portugal

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1/27/2022

Client

Portugal

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Date

3/22/2022

3/22/2022

2/11/2022

1/28/2022

1/27/2022

Type

Partner

Client

Licensee

Client

Client

Business Partner

Country

Japan

Italy

United States

Portugal

Portugal

News Snippet

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 .

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 .

The New BlackBerry Phone Is Apparently Dead Again

It sure seems like BlackBerry is done with the mobile world after this patent sell-off and walking back the licensing agreement it struck with OnwardMobility .

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1

1

10

10

BlackBerry Service Providers

1 Service Provider

BlackBerry has 1 service provider relationship

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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

49 Team Members

BlackBerry has 49 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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