CEO to Discuss Expansion, Record Growth in Upcoming Web Summit Speech
NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Dashlane announces the opening of a new office in Lisbon, Portugal. Centrally located in Lisbon's Saldanha neighborhood, the new location will serve as a crucial hub as the company expands its global workforce.
Recently lauded by The Washington Post as "the Apple of the password game," Dashlane is the world's foremost innovator in identity management. The company has 150 employees in its Paris and New York offices, and plans to hire 40 people in Lisbon over the next 18 months across its Product, Engineering, and Customer Support Teams. Lisbon is quickly becoming a tech startup hub with talented entrepreneurs and a supportive government.
"When we made the decision to open a new office, we knew we had to do so in a city that understands and values the spirit of innovation," states Emmanuel Schalit, CEO of Dashlane. "As we researched opportunities around the world, Lisbon quickly became the obvious choice for Dashlane's newest home. The city is passionate about building forward-thinking businesses and has the skilled and motivated work force to make it happen. We look forward to growing our local presence in the years to come."
Just in time for the Lisbon office to open its doors, the company also announced that Schalit will deliver a keynote speech on the Growth Stage at this year's Web Summit, which takes place in LisbonNovember 5 - 8, and is the largest technology conference in the world with 70,000 attendees and 3,000 journalists expected at this year's event. Mr. Schalit's speech will take place at 13:50 on Tuesday, November 6 and will be immediately followed by a panel on hyper growth companies on which Mr. Schalit will also participate.
"This will be my third time speaking at Web Summit, and I'm delighted to be doing so again at a time when Dashlane is expanding its presence into Lisbon," continued Schalit. "It is perfect timing as we look to hire talent in multiple areas for our growing global team."
Dashlane made its app available in Portuguese in January 2016, and there are now nearly 200,000 Lusophones using it around the world. The country has been an essential geography for the company, as its Portuguese user base grew 20% in the last year alone. Additionally, four of Dashlane's five biggest months for account sign-ups in Portugal occurred in 2018, and the company projects this growth to continue into 2019 and beyond.
Dashlane simplifies and secures your digital identity—all your personal information that lives online. Across all platforms and devices, the intuitive Dashlane app automatically fills and stores passwords, personal data, and payment details to help you manage, monitor, and protect your digital identity. Available in 11 languages and trusted by 10+ million people in 180 countries (and growing), it's the complete, global solution for living safely and seamlessly online—at home, at work, and everywhere in between.
With offices in New York City, Paris, and Lisbon, Dashlane has raised $54 million in venture funding to create a safe and effortless solution for all citizens of the digital world. Learn more at dashlane.com.