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Modern Call Center For Small Teams Aircall Raises $8 Million Series A Funding

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Aircall is the company behind innovative cloud-based call centre software for small business. Aircall recently raised $8 Million Series A funding round led by Balderton Capital, plans to build up operations and expand its customer base. Below is our interview with Olivier Pailhes, Co-founder and CEO at Aircall:


Q: Olivier, how would you describe Aircall in your own words?

A: Aircall is the best phone system for teams: Sales, Customer Service or Marketing teams.

Q: Could you please give us more insights into Aircall’s functionality?

A: Aircall’s principles are that setting up and using a phone system should be instant and “self-served”. Our apps let you pick local or toll-free numbers anywhere in the world and start using them instantly on any device via the Aircall Phone. Our vision of phone communications is that it will be multi-player and connected to all other business softwares, so we embed natively collaboration features and integrations with major CRM and helpdesk softwares.

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Q: What are the main benefits of using Aircall?

A: Our customers save time to set-up and scale their phone system, get a more productive and professional view of customers calling and call activity, and get rid of any phone hardware.

Q: You’ve recently announced a $8 Million Series A funding round; what are your plans?

A: Our plans are to build up our US operations and expand our customer base (33% of our MRR comes from the US today), along with making the product suited for larger, enterprise-oriented customers.

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Q: How would you convince the reader to start using Aircall?

A: My best argument is: Sign up for a free trial and I am sure you’ll fall in love with the simplicity and power the product brings to business telephony.

Last Updated on October 29, 2016

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