Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by CrossLoop
Founded:
1991
Employees:
640
Headquarters:
Chelmsford, MA
IPO:
Went Public on Feb 2, 2012
Stock:
AVG
Categories:
Software, Security
Description:
AVG Technologies is security software engaged in PC optimization and PC privacy protection.

Detailed Description

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AVG Technologies is a global leader in security software, protecting more than 110 million consumers and small business computer users in 167 countries.

Headquartered in Amsterdam, AVG is the fourth largest vendor of anti-virus software and employs close to 500 people worldwide with corporate offices in the US, the UK, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, and Germany.

AVG has nearly two decades of experience in combating cyber crime and operates one of the world's most advanced laboratories for detecting, pre-empting and combating web-borne threats from around the globe for both businesses and home customers.

The company boasts one of the most extensive self-help communities on the Internet, having established its technology credentials early on amongst technically savvy consumers. AVG has focused heavily on building communities that help millions of online participants support each other on computer security issues and actively contribute to AVG's research efforts.

AVG has relationships with some of the leading distributors around the world. The company's stable of more than 28,000 resellers, partners and distributors includes Amazon.com, CNET, Cisco, Ingram Micro, Play.com, Wal-Mart, and Yahoo!. AVG products are also available through the company's online store.

Current Team (9)

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Past Team (9)

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Funding Rounds (2) - $252M

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Investments (2)

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Board Members and Advisors (2)

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Acquisitions (4)

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Investors (3)

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    Intel Capital

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Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Headquarters

    1 Executive Drive

    3rd Floor

    Chelmsford, MA 01824

    USA

  • AVG Technologies - HQ

    Karla Englise 4

    Prague, 15000

    CZE

Competitors (1)

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    NQ Mobile is a SaaS-based company providing mobile internet solutions for businesses'...

Images (1)

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