Funding Received
$107.8 Million in 4 Rounds from 4 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$21.8 Million on September 13, 2010 / Undisclosed Round
Founded:
January 1, 2006
Headquarters:
Helsinki
Description:
Blyk is an ad-supported mobile phone network that offers text messaging and voice call services to brand operators.
Founders:
Antti Öhrling, Pekka Ala-Pietilä
Categories:
Weddings, App Marketing, Advertising, Messaging
Website:
http://www.blyk.com

Detailed Description

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Blyk is a messaging media that works with mobile operators to link young people with brands and other stuff they like.

Blyk launched its innovative mobile service in he UK in 2007, and quickly became known as a leader in mobile advertising, audience engagement and for its ability to drive unprecedented response rates and return on investment for advertisers. Blyk pioneered the use of interactive text and multi-media messaging as an advertising format, leveraging the most predominant, everyday behaviour of young people (sending and receiving messages on their phones) and enabling young people to communicate with brands in the same way they do with everyone else.

Blyk is a private company, with offices in Helsinki, London, Amsterdam and Delhi. It’s current strategic partners include Orange and Vodafone. www.blyk.com

Current Team (5)

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Past Team (12)

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Funding Rounds (4) - $21.8M

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Products (1)

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Investors (4)

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Offices/Locations (4)

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  • Blyk India

    DLF Cyber City Building No 8 C

    12th floor

    Gurgaon, 122001

    IND

  • Blyk NL

    Gustav Mahlerlaan 42

    Amsterdam, 1082 MC

    NLD

  • Blyk UK

    51-53 Gt. Marlborough St

    London, W1

    GBR

  • Blyk International

    Mikonkatu 17 B

    4th floor

    Helsinki, 00100

    FIN