Attentive Mobile was founded in 2016 by Andrew Jones, Brian Long, and Ethan Lo. The company has not officially endorsed a plan to participate in an IPO. These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.
Attentive is a mobile marketing company that helps brands communicate with customers through personalized text messages, product recommendations, abandoned cart reminders, real-time customer service, and more. In 2021 the company acquired Privy, an e-commerce marketing firm, and Tone, an AI-based customer service provider. The company has raised more than $860 million in venture capital funding from investors including Base10 Partners, Coatue Management, D1 Capital Partners, Gutbrain Ventures, IVP, and Tiger Global Management. After Attentive's 2020 round of Series D funding, the company reported a $2.2 billion post-money valuation.