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General Information

Websitegetbsafe.com
Blogsuperbusinessmom....
Twitter@getbsafe
CategoryMobile/Wireless
Employees18
Founded2008
DescriptionPersonal mobile safety services

Offices

Europe HQ
USA HQ
Tech

People

Founder & Chief Safety Officer
CEO
CEO
CFO
Advisor
Director of Product Management
Lead Designer
Head of Product Marketing, Growth & Analytics
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Funding

TOTAL $4.21M
FUNDING TOTAL $4.21M
Angel, 4/2008
$225k
Seed, 6/2009
Sparebanken Vest
$500k
Seed, 9/2009
Sparebanken Vest
$650k
Seed, 5/2010
Sparebanken Vest
HolbergFondene
$2M
Seed, 10/2011
Sparebanken Vest
$830k

Competitors

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bSafe

bSafe (formerly Bipper) is a leading provider of mobile safety applications and has won numerous prestigious awards for it’s innovative solutions. The company, which was founded by Silje Vallestad, is focused on helping families and individuals stay safe by utilizing wireless technology.

The company launched its first service, a parental control solution, in partnership with two European carriers fall of 2010. A year later the company launched bSafe - a personal safety app for everyone. January 23rd 2014 a brand new version of bSafe was launched enabling users to set up their own personal social safety networks of friends and family. bSafe is designed for both everyday safety usage where you can interact with friends to help each other stay safer every day, and real emergency situations.

bSafe / Bipper is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA and has offices in Bergen, Norway and Kiev, Ukraine.

For more information visit www.getbsafe.com. For more information on the founder visit www.bippermom.com

Recent Milestones

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    bSafe added Nicklas Jonsson as CEO. (12/1/13)
    Posted 1/24/14 at 10:57am
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    bSafe — Nicklas Jonsson hired as CEO (12/1/13)
    Posted 12/18/13 at 7:32pm
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    bSafe added Nicklas Jonsson as CEO. (12/1/13)
    Posted 12/18/13 at 7:23pm
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    bSafe added Payam Abrishami as Director of Product Management. (11/15/13)
    Posted 12/18/13 at 7:23pm
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    bSafe — Closes 15 MNOK / US$2,3M investment round (10/1/13)
    Posted 12/18/13 at 7:32pm
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    bSafe added Zachary Jarvinen as Head of Product Marketing, Growth & Analytics. (9/1/13)
    Posted 12/18/13 at 7:23pm
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    bSafe — Founder Silje Vallestad honored as Top 20 Nordic Business Thinkers (8/16/13)
    Posted 12/18/13 at 7:32pm via nbforum.com
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    bSafe added Amber Javaid as Marketing Associate. (8/1/13)
    Posted 12/18/13 at 7:23pm
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    bSafe added Mohammed Sarmadawy as Videographer & Marketing Associate. (7/1/13)
    Posted 12/18/13 at 7:23pm
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    bSafe added Mike Hale as Chief Revenue Officer. (5/1/13)
    Posted 12/18/13 at 7:23pm
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    bSafe — Founder Silje Vallestad honored as Young Global Leader of World Economic Forum (3/1/13)
    Posted 12/18/13 at 7:32pm via bizjournals.com
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    bSafe — Jada Pinkett Smith joined as investor (2/1/13)
    Posted 12/18/13 at 7:32pm via techcrunch.com
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    bSafe — bSafe premium released for iPhone and Android (6/1/12)
    Posted 6/26/12 at 5:45am
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    bSafe — Bipper winner of Red Herring 100 Europe (4/1/12)
    Posted 6/26/12 at 5:49am
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    bSafe added Agus Quinones as Lead Designer. (3/1/12)
    Posted 12/18/13 at 7:23pm
  • Dollar
    bSafe received $830k in Seed funding. (10/1/11)
    Posted 6/26/12 at 5:26am

Videos

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Bipper LIVE in the US

Added: 6/26/12
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Bipper-Silje as featured guest on TV2

Added: 6/26/12
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bSafe - Never walk alone

Added: 6/26/12
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Bipper-Silje speaks with Arianna Huffington on female entrepreneurship

Added: 6/26/12
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Tele2 Bipper commercial

Added: 6/26/12
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Viva Bipper Commercial

Added: 6/26/12

Screenshots

bSafe screenshot
Above: Bipper MobileKids
Uploaded: 6/26/12
bSafe screenshot
Above: Bipper bSafe
Uploaded: 6/26/12

Products

MobileKids

StagePrivate
Launch DateSeptember, 2012
Tags kids, children, parental-control, parental-monitoring, location-service
bSafe screenshot
Above: MobileKids
Uploaded: 6/26/12

bSafe

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    World Economic Forum puts Tony Hseih, Will.i.am, sister Zuckerberg, on a coveted list (upstart.bizjournals.com) [edit]
    Spotify’s Founder Daniel Ek Is the Greatest Business Thinker in the Nordics (nbforum.com) [edit]
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