Wickr is the provider of data security technologies. The company develops a mobile messaging platform that specializes in offering data security services.

Wickr aims to provide a free and easy way for anyone to send encrypted messages without a trace.

Wickr was founded in 2011 by Chris Howell, Kara Coppa, Nico Sell, and Robert Statica. The company is based in San Francisco, California.


Wickr has hundreds of thousands of downloads in over 113 countries. Its clients include celebrities, royalty, reporters, feds, lawyers, doctors, investors, and teens. Its patent-pending technology brings sophisticated security and privacy to everybody.


Wickr was acquired by Amazon’s cloud services giant Amazon Web Services (AWS) in June 2021 for an undisclosed amount.



  • Year founded: 2011
  • Funding Info: Acquired by AWS in June 2021
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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