About us

Pusher makes delightful realtime APIs that enable developers all around the world to quickly add communication and collaboration features to their apps. Our core product, Channels, enables developers to easily create features like in-app notifications, activity streams, real-time dashboards, live trackers and much more.

We’ve come a long way

Pusher has been one of the key players in the developer tools market since 2011. The company started its journey by providing realtime infrastructure to developers all around the world and is now providing specialised solutions for the most common realtime developer challenges. Pusher released two specialised products in general availability in 2018 - Pusher Beams (a posted push notifications API for developers) and Pusher Chatkit (a chat API solution for developers to add cloud-hosted messaging services to their mobile and web apps).

Pusher was at the forefront of the PaaS revolution that focused on developers as customers, providing them with an amazing developer experience. Built by developers for developers.

Our founder and CEO is Max Williams. In 2011, we received $1MM in seed funding from backers like Eileen Burbidge at Passion Capital, Bill Lee (Tesla, SpaceX, Yammer, HootSuite) and the founders of Heroku. In 2016 we received $2.5M of venture debt from Saas Capital and in 2018 $8M from Balderton Capital and Heavybit.

We have over 250,000 developer customers across 170 countries. Innovative companies like the New York Times, Lyft, InVision, Mailchimp and many more trust Channels in production in their stack. Every month, we send more than 800 billion messages to 9 billion devices across the world.

History of Pusher

Pusher is created
$1M seed funding
Our first Xmas party
Free plan expanded to 1.4mil notifications/week
12 people
$2.5M venture debt funding
32 people
Clusters in Europe and APAC launched
Cluster in India launched
50 people
Chatkit in Public Beta
$8M series A funding
New office in San Francisco
Pusher Beams is launched

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