Cloud company Aircall reaches $100m ARR, hits centaur status

Olivier Pailhès, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at Aircall

Aircall, the connected business phone, announced it has passed $100m in Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR), reaching the centaur status that only about 150 private firms in the cloud industry, have achieved. This comes 6 years after its first million dollar ARR reached in March 2016. Since its last funding round in June 2021, which catapulted the firm to $1bn valuation, Aircall has recorded 70% YoY growth in revenue and a 107% YoY increase of large clients. 

Why is Aircall a unique market force?

Olivier Pailhès, Aircall co-founder and CEO said:We’ve seen businesses worldwide evaluating the current economic environment and increasingly looking for simple phone systems and call center softwares that are easy to implement and increase efficiency and productivity.”

“And, softwares that improve the quality of their customer experience. We’re delighted to reach this milestone, as it represents the continued value we bring to clients and helps further our mission of empowering every professional to have richer conversations,” Pailhès said.

Aircall maintains its growth trajectory by focusing on fundamentals, that include continuing to enrich its marketplace to empower every professional to have richer conversations. This ecosystem currently integrates with more than 100 leading business tools, including Salesforce, HubSpot, Microsoft Teams, Intercom and more. The company keeps scaling up its investment in R&D, focusing on addressing bigger customers in the mid-market segment.

What does the $100m ARR mark mean for Aircall?

Aircall’s growth relies on internationalisation, and following the success of its North America headquarters, the firm continues to open new offices in worldwide, with plans to expand in Singapore and Madrid later this year. Jonathan Anguelov, Aircall co-founder and General Manager added: “We’re proud of reaching this milestone just 6 years after our first million dollars of revenue. This is a strong indication of the worldwide demand for tech solutions.”

“Reaching $100m ARR is a vital metric and it offers a valuable perspective on how Aircall is performing in a volatile market. It also brings us a step closer to public scale. After opening offices in Australia, UK and Germany, we’re excited to continue our expansion worldwide and keep building a team that is pushing what cloud-based phone solutions can offer,” he said.