Funding Received
$25 Million in 3 Rounds from 3 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$15 Million Series B on July 1, 2008
Capelle a/d IJssel
Nimbuzz is a free instant mobile messenger and calling app for Windows PC, Mac smartphones, and other mobile devices.
Martin Smink, Evert Jaap Lugt
Chat, VoIP, Messaging, Mobile

Company Details

May 5, 2006
6 in CrunchBase

What is Nimbuzz?

Nimbuzz is a new-generation mobile communication & entertainment platform, designed for the online generation.

The multi award-winning Nimbuzz application enables people to enjoy free & low cost mobile phone calls, free Video Calling, free instant messaging, social networking and other rich communication features like social games, using the internet capabilities of the their mobile device.

Nimbuzz has over 150 million users globally and enjoys a current growth rate of over 210000 new registrations each day (that’s a new Nimbuzz user every 1 second!), and an international user footprint of more than 200 countries, covering every corner of the globe.

Nimbuzz users enjoy the freedom of communicating with friends between any internet enabled device, from mobile to mobile, mobile to PC/Mac and vice versa, harnessing the power of the Internet to create the most versatile communication system in the world.

Social networks & communities supported by Nimbuzz include Facebook®, GoogleTalk™ and Twitter.

Company background

Nimbuzz, a pioneer and an established brand in IP based communications, is based out of Gurgaon with regional offices in Dubai and Netherlands. Team Nimbuzz is close to 100 people across it various offices.

Vikas Saxena is the Chief Executive Officer of Nimbuzz and is responsible for the overall business strategy and operations of the brand across the world.

Nimbuzz is backed by Mangrove Capital Partners and Naspers group.


Nimbuzz is now delivered to millions of users worldwide via its Mobile, PC, Mac & Web solutions.

• Awarded Best Android Application by Mobies in 2012 • Ranked amongst the top 10 most socially engaging internet brands on mobile by Nielsen for three consecutive years • Most awarded mobile innovation solution at Mobile Marketing Awards, 2013. • All time #3 application on Nokia Ovi store • Partnerships with most leading telecom operators and handset manufacturers in India and across the world


Following a free of charge, simple download & installation, Nimbuzz empowers users to rethink the way they use their mobile device and discover the full potential of the mobile Internet.

  1. Instant Messaging – Nimbuzz to Nimbuzz messaging
  2. Free Calls – Nimbuzz (application to application)
  3. All in one social community chats – Gtalk and Facebook
  4. Social entertainment features – Social Games, Chat Buddies

Current Team (6)


Funding Rounds (3) - $25M


Board Members and Advisors (1)


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Investors (3)


Offices/Locations (2)

  • Nimbuzz India

    5th Floor, Vatika Business Park

    Sohna Road, Sector 49 Gurgaon



  • Nimbuzz Netherlands

    301 Rivium Boulevard

    Capelle a/d IJssel, 2909 LK


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