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The World’s No.1 Chat API

The World’s No.1 Chat API

SendBird is the world's leading chat & messaging platform as service.

Real-time chat increases direct communication between key users, leading to more transactions, higher user engagement and retention, and better conversion to key business goals. Building and maintaining a large-scale, globally distributed chat system is a massive engineering effort. That’s why innovative businesses use our technology. By using SendBird’s API, our customers are able to integrate real-time, massively-scaled chat and messaging into any application.

We're a Y Combinator alumnus (W16) and have raised over $71M from leading investors including ICONiQ Capital, Shasta Ventures, August Capital, and FundersClub. The company is global with a headquarters in San Mateo (30+ people) and an Asia-Pacific headquarters in Seoul (45+ people).

Visit sendbird.com to learn more and read about us here: blog.sendbird.com

Brandon Y. Jeon

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CEO @SendBird. CEO @Paprika Lab (acq by GREE). @Y Combinator & @Techstars alum. No.1 FPS Pro-gamer. CS @Seoul National University

Harry Kim

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Forest Lee

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Forest Lee is the designer.
Total raised


Funded over

4 rounds

Latest round

Series B (Feb 2019)

99.99% paid benefits

4 weeks pto!

12 us paid holidays

Pick your new laptop!

Fun working environment!

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