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Nexmo Acquired by Vonage for $230 Million


Cloud communications startup Nexmo is now Nexmo, a Vonage company, after being acquired by communications giant Vonage for $230 million.

The company’s CEO Tony Jamous is now president of the newly acquired entity. CTO Eric Nadalin and Nexmo’s 170-person team are also moving over to Vonage.

Nexmo brings 350 enterprise customers from across the globe, which marks Vonage’s first expansion outside of the United States.

Vonage CEO Alan Masarek comments on the acquisition, “By combining Vonage’s rapidly growing, unified communications-as-a-service business with Nexmo, we are creating the future of cloud communications. These companies represent a set of strategic, technology and human resources assets that deliver the broadest services offering in our industry.”

Nexmo demoed its Verify SDK at FinovateEurope 2016 and presented on using the crowd to decrease fraud at FinDEVr New York 2016.