Upstream is accelerating mobile commerce in high growth markets. Our software and infrastructure platform already enables 1.2 billion people to effortlessly receive and pay for the most relevant and affordable digital subscription services on their mobile devices.
We reach more than one billion consumers in high growth markets, through our marketing and billing integration with more than 50 mobile operators in 43 markets across Latin America, Africa, Middle East, CIS and South East Asia. We select high value digital services, adapt them to local market specificities, market them through digital and operator channels and monetise them through our direct carrier billing capabilities.
To-date, Upstream has engaged half a billion consumers over mobile and converted 65 million of them into paying customers, typically through a subscription micro-payment model.
We offer truly global coverage with offices in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Lagos, Johannesburg, London, Milan, Bucharest, Greece, Dubai and Malaysia.
Funding Rounds (2) - $15.29MUpdate
Current Team (5)Update
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