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Will Kik’s $38.3 Million In Funding Help Kick It Into High Gear?

By Dave Forde / November 21, 2014

Waterloo-based Kick certainly has not had it easy as it continues to fight for space on your smartphone.  There are a number of competitive messaging apps such as Blackberry’s BBM, Whatsapp to name a few, and they were once sued by Blackberry and kicked out of Blackberry’s app store.  This week the company announced it […]

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Kik Raises $19.5M Series B, Mobile Messaging Wars Heat Up

By Dave Forde / April 25, 2013

Waterloo-based Kik secured $19.5 million in Series B funding, as they look to up their game in the mobile messaging wars. This funding round was led by Foundation Capital and including RRE Ventures, Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures. Foundation Capital’s Partner Anamitra Banerji