WhatsBroadcast becomes MessengerPeople and broadens their focus!

From caterpillar to butterfly: as of August 29th, 2018, WhatsBroadcast is now MessengerPeople. This rebranding stands for growth: our core values and our  goals remain the same.

Here you can read more about what will change for our customers and partners, what ideas lie behind the new name, and what we are planning for the future.

WhatsBroadcast becomes MessengerPeople and broadens their focus!

Allowing businesses to implement innovative, professional communication over messaging apps like WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger has been WhatsBroadcast’s goal since 2015.

Our Munich startup has grown from 5 to 60 employees in only three years, and has consistently reached a three digit percentual revenue growth. Currently over 1,400 customers from over 60 countries use the leading software-as-a-service solution to communicate with their target groups through messenger newsletters, customer service, and chatbots. Globally, the company has around 9 million subscribers using their messenger services solution.

From WhatsBroadcast to MessengerPeople

The startup success story continues:

„Messenger Marketing is really gaining momentum now,“ says Matthias Mehner, Vice President Strategy & Innovation.

This is in part because WhatsApp, one of the most-used messenger services globally, has just opened their platform up to businesses. The new name is a better match for our current profile and our expanded product portfolio. „For some time now, we have been broadening our focus: we aren’t only Whats(App) and we’re much more than only ,Broadcast“.

Integration with the Largest Global Messaging Apps

With ‚Messenger‘ as a part of our name, we emphasize our comprehensive messenger  approach: our SaaS solution is now connected to the biggest global messaging services.

“One of our main priorities is integrating more channels into our service portfolio,“ says MessengerPeople Managing Director Franz Buchenberger.

In addition to the classic messenger newsletter, we have also developed innovative solutions for customer service and chatbots during the last year.

‘People‘ as part of our name stands for our dynamic, international, and engaged team. Each new technology needs trailblazers that understand companies’ demands as well as customers‘ needs.“

New Branding Highlights Our Unified-Messenger Expertise

With our name change from WhatsBroadcast to MessengerPeople comes a new branding.The MessengerPeople logo is based on two elements that express our individual personality: the graphic refers to the diverse array of messengers that our solution supports – a key USP for our product assortment. The text stands for our passionate team of experts.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to change my current contract with WhatsBroadcast?

No, this is simply a name change and not a new company – the contract can remain the same.

Will the products or the prices change with the rebranding?

All customers can continue using our products with the prices from the original booking, and all offers and free trials remain unchanged.

Naturally, we are always developing our products and services further. We can’t rule out future adjustments to our pricing structure, but not as a result of the name change.

Do I need to change my data processing contract?

No, this is a name change and not a new firm, so all contracts remain valid.

Can I still log into my WhatsBroadcast account?

The new customer login area will be: https://my.messengerpeople.com.

In our transition phase of at least two months, we will maintain both logins simultaneously. We predict that we will disable the old logins in Q4.

Do I need to change the data protection statement on my website?

Yes! Companies that listed WhatsBroadcast as a service provider in their data protection statement need to change this to MessengerPeople. You can find our data protection statement here: https://www.messengerpeople.com/privacy/

How can I continue to be in touch with my WhatsBroadcast contact?

All contact partners will also still be reachable. The telephone numbers won’t change; the email addresses will change to @MessengerPeople.com rather than @whatsbroadcast.com. In a transition phase of at least 2 months we will maintain both email addresses. We predict to close the old email accounts in Q4.

Will I now receive bills from MessengerPeople?

Yes. Let your accountant know that bills will now becoming from MessengerPeople. The tax numbers and commercial registry will remain unchanged.

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