One year after reaching a valuation of $1 billion and six years after its annual recurring revenue (ARR) surpassed $1 million, Aircall achieves centaur status with an ARR of 100 ( State of the cloud report 2022 – Bessemer Venture Partners ).
- Key success factors include: strengthened alliances, global expansion, acceleration to mid-market customers, and investment in R&D.
- Large customers contributed the most to this acceleration with year-over-year growth of more than 107% in this segment.
Aircall, the connected business phone system, announced today that it has exceeded $100 million in Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) , achieving exclusive status centaur status – 7 times rarer than unicorn status – and which only about 150 private companies in the cloud industry worldwide have achieved.This milestone comes 6 years after reaching $1 million ARR in March 2016. Since its last funding round in June 2021, which catapulted the company to a $1 billion valuation, Aircall has posted year-on-year growth 70% in revenue and more than 107% year-on-year in large clients.
In the words of Olivier Pailhès, co-founder and CEO of Aircall: ” We have seen companies around the world assessing the current economic environment and increasingly looking for simple phone systems and call center software that are easy to implement and increase efficiency and productivity, but also improve the quality of your customer experience. We are delighted to reach this milestone as a company, as it represents the continued value we provide to customers around the world and helps further our mission of empowering each professional to have more enriching and efficient conversations”.
Aircall continues its growth trajectory by focusing on the fundamentals, including continuing to enrich its market, to empower all professionals to have richer conversations. This ecosystem currently integrates with more than 100 leading business tools, including Salesforce, HubSpot, Microsoft Teams, and Intercom, among others. The company continues to increase its investment in R&D, focusing on targeting larger customers in the Mid-Market segment . Aircall’s growth is largely based on internationalization, and following the success of its North American headquarters, the company continues to open new offices in cities around the world, with expansion plans in Madrid and Singapore in the last quarter of the year. .
Jonathan Angelov, Co-Founder and CEO of Aircall, added: “We are very proud to reach this milestone just 6 years after our first million dollars of revenue. This is a strong indicator of global demand for technology solutions. Reaching $100 million ARR is an important metric and provides valuable insight into how Aircall is performing in a volatile market. It also brings us one step closer to public scale. After opening offices in Australia, UK and Germany, we are excited to continue our expansion around the world and continue to build a team that is driving what cloud-based phone solutions can offer.”
Aircall is the phone system of choice for modern businesses. A fully cloud-based voice platform that integrates with leading help desk and productivity tools like Salesforce, HubSpot, Slack and many others, Aircall was built to make business telephony easy to manage, accessible, transparent and collaborative. . Aircall believes that voice is the most powerful way to communicate with customers, prospects, candidates and colleagues. It is designed to enable memorable moments of human connection. Aircall was founded in 2014 and has raised more than $226 million in funding. With offices in New York, Paris, Sydney, Berlin, London and soon in Madrid and Singapore, the company currently has more than 700 employees and more than 12,000 clients, including Colvin, Wallbox and Spotahome.