Company Overview

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Founded:
1984
Founders:
Mike Lazaridis
Headquarters:
Waterloo
IPO:
Went Public on Feb 12, 1999
Stock:
BBRY
Categories:
RIM, Wireless, Mobile, Hardware + Software
Description:
BlackBerry manufactures wireless communication devices and enables third party developers to enhance wireless connectivity to their devices.

Detailed Description

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BlackBerry (formerly Research in Motion) is a Canadian designer, manufacturer and marketer of wireless devices and solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. The company is best known as the developer of the BlackBerry smart phone.

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 was founded in 1984. Based in Waterloo, Ontario, the company has offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Current Team (20)

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Past Team (132)

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Funding Rounds (1) - $1B

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Investments (2)

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Board Members and Advisors (6)

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Products (4)

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    BlackBerry Bold

    BlackBerry Bold was added to CrunchBase in 2010
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    BlackBerry Style

    The BlackBerry Style, is BBs flip phone. Closed, the phone is about four inches long by two and a...
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    BlackBerry Torch

    RIM’s BlackBerry Torch handset (launched in the US in August 2010) combines the firms two...
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    BlackBerry PlayBook

    The BlackBerry PlayBook (launched April 2011) has multi-touch capacitive 7-inch display, 1GHz...

Acquisitions (21)

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Investors (1)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    295 Phillip Street

    Waterloo, N2L 3W8

    CAN

Images (2)

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