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Kik Stock

Mobile messaging

About Kik Stock

Kik was founded in 2009 by a group of University of Waterloo students. Based in Waterloo, Ontario, the company now has 100+ employees working on the chat app that connects users with people, services, and businesses. Kik has raised $220.5M to date. Its VC investors are the same firms that first helped Twitter, Foursquare, Zynga and others become household names. China's Tencent, maker of WeChat, is also a strategic investor. The company has more than 300 million registered users.


Funding History

January 2010$4.7M
March 2011$8.0M
April 2013$19.5M
November 2014$38.3M
August 2015$50.0M
August 2017$100M



Ted Livingston


Peter Heinke

Founder and CTO

Christopher Best

Board Member (Union Square Ventures)

Fred Wilson


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