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Company Overview of Boku, Inc.
Boku, Inc. provides direct carrier billing-based mobile payment services for consumers worldwide. It develops an accessible platform for consumers, merchants, and carriers that brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together; enables users to accept payments from anyone with a mobile phone; allows merchants to charge for user’s purchases directly to their mobile bill using their mobile number; and supports any charge on any device in offline and online, including mobile, desktop, console, and Smart TV. The company has a strategic partnership with Deutsche Telekom Group. Boku, Inc. was formerly known as Vidicom Holdings Inc. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in...
180 Steuart Street
P.O. Box 190725
San Francisco, CA 94105
Founded in 2008
Key Executives for Boku, Inc.
Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations
Managing Director of EMEA
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Boku, Inc. Key Developments
Boku Appoints Mike Cahill as Chief Technology Officer
Dec 16 14
Boku announced that Mike Cahill accepted the position of Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, the company said Cahill will be responsible for managing Boku's global engineering and technical
operations. He will operate out of Boku's San Francisco headquarters, lead technical teams in the U.S., UK, Germany, and Romania and provide technical guidance to Boku employees across the globe. As CTO, the company said Cahill will be responsible for managing Boku's global engineering and technical operations.
Boku Announces Executive Changes
Nov 14 14
Boku announced that it named mopay co-founders Ingo Lippert and Christian Hinrichs as the company's new Chief Business Officer and Chief Financial Officer, respectively. Ingo Lippert is the co-founder and former CEO of mopay and brings more than 20 years of carrier billing, e-commerce, m-commerce, and management experience to his new role as Boku CBO, a position formerly held by Boku Chief Executive Officer, Jon Prideaux. In his role as CBO, Ingo will be responsible for leading Boku's merchant and carrier focused sales and business development efforts across the globe.
Corethree Partners with Boku to Integrate First Direct Carrier Billing Mobile Payments Solution for M-Ticketing
Sep 18 14
Corethree announced a new partnership with Boku. The partnership will create a huge benefit to consumers who will, for the first time, be able to charge their bus tickets to their mobile bill, using Boku's(R) payment solution via their existing mobile application built by Corethree. The two companies will work together on a number of solutions for clients in the m-ticketing area as well as looking at opportunities to expand the technology further into new areas. The initial implementation will focus on adding Boku's mobile payment method to Corethree's turnkey mobile solution, MoBus.
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