Our mission is
to make messaging fast, fun and free
for everyone in the world.

The Finnish Social Messaging Innovator

Jongla is a multicultural Finnish start-up company specialising in device- and platform-independent social messaging. We aim to disrupt the messaging space through innovation. Our service fits especially emerging markets where people have low-spec smartphones with limited storage and Internet connections are slow and data-constrained. Jongla is available on Android, iOS and Windows Phone.

World’s Lightest Full-featured Messaging App

We are bridging the gap between instant messaging and social networks and removing barriers between people around the world. Our Lite approach helps people in emerging markets save money and data while messaging. We have also created an exceptional technology called Jongla Out that allows users to chat for free with any of their contacts, not just Jongla users. People can also broaden their horizons and find nearby users to chat and share virtual reactions with. See Jongla’s features.

Messaging App For The Next Billion People

Jongla is used all around the world but we are seeing the most traction in emerging markets. Despite the fast economic growth, these countries suffer from low connectivity and high cost of mobile data. In countries like Brazil, India, Indonesia and Nigeria the smartphone revolution is happening right now as the next billion people connect to the Internet with a smartphone for the first time.These countries are seeing explosive growth in new users, mobile spending as well as smartphone screen time.

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WE

We share the same passion towards innovation and technology

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Innovate

To change the world for better we need to go beyond ordinary

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QUALITY

Simplicity and reliability are in focus in everything we develop

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FOR THE USERS

Everything we do is driven by the feedback of our customers

Messaging In The Centre

We believe that the future of the Internet is on mobile and the future of mobile is in messaging.
From private life to events, traveling, hobbies, banking, shopping and healthcare,
messaging will be the centre of communication.

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Leading Jongla To Success

Jongla was founded in 2009 in Helsinki, Finland. We wanted to create a fast and limitless messaging service with a fun twist to replace people’s SMS and MMS usage in personal messaging. The modern Jongla instant messaging app first saw daylight in late 2012. Jongla is privately owned and with the over €12M funding received till today we continue making Jongla the no. 1 messaging service.

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Riku Salminen
CEO

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Arto Boman
FOUNDER & BOARD MEMBER

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Simo Makkonen
BOARD MEMBER

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Henry Sjöman
CHAIRMAN

Rauli Priha
VP OF ENGINEERING

Markus Tourunen
CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Timo Mäkelä
MARKETING &
COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Jongla in Numbers

2009
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€12m
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2
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