Whispir opens new Singapore office, plans local investment in innovation
By Digital News Asia September 26, 2017
- Team has expanded by 33% since June 2016, plans to double headcount by 2020
- Singapore to be hub for product innovation, continued expansion across Asia
WHISPIR officially opened the doors to its new local headquarters as it announced further investment in Singapore as a hub for product innovation and continued expansion across Asia.
The new premises at One Raffles Quay, South Tower 1, will offer more room for the growing team and a fresh space to support innovation across Whispir’s product portfolio.
Whispir has achieved rapid growth across Asia in the past 12 months, fuelled by success in Singapore with blue chip enterprise customer wins.
The company has seen more than 100% year-on-year revenue growth in Asia, alongside 48% growth in new customers.
The team has expanded by 33% since June 2016, with plans to double headcount by 2020.
Whispir intends to create a centre of excellence in Singapore, investing in local talent to focus on product vision.
The company is also set to enhance its sales team and employ more customer success staff to support existing and future customers in the region.
Officially opening the new Singapore office, Jeromy Wells, founder, CEO and chairman, said: “Singapore has played an important role in Whispir’s recent growth and expansion.
“Singapore is renowned for its incredible talent and leadership in the race for innovation. Investing in our team will build a strong, experienced foundation to support the next phase of Whispir’s growth.”
Channel partnerships with industry leaders in the region including StarHub, IBM, Telstra, Twilio and Telkomtelstra have been integral for Whispir, opening new opportunities across the company’s core expertise.
These partnerships offer enormous potential and are expected to further accelerate Whispir’s expansion in Singapore and across Asia.
Whispir provides mobile communications applications to Singapore customers including AIA Insurance Singapore, Chubb Insurance, Assurity and IBM.