Continued MaaS Subscription Revenue Growth Accompanies Improved Net Loss per Share
Austin, Texas [August 13, 2019] (ORIGINAL: BUSINESS WIRE) – Phunware, Inc. (NASDAQ: PHUN) (the “Company”), a fully-integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that provides products, solutions, data and services for brands worldwide, today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2019, and provided an update on recent business developments.
Second Quarter 2019 Financial Highlights
- Net revenues totaled $5.5 million
- Platform subscriptions and services revenue totaled $5.1 million, or 92% of net revenues
- Multiple consecutive quarters of platform subscription and services revenue growth
- Gross margin was 50.6%, compared to 78.4% for the same period in the prior year
- Non-GAAP gross margin was 51.2%, compared to 47.2% a year ago
- Net loss was ($3.1) million. Net loss per share was ($0.08), an improvement of 34% quarter-over-quarter sequentially
- Non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA loss was ($2.4) million, a $1.2 million improvement year-over-year
“Our first half financial performance has provided a strong foundation for our growth strategies throughout the balance of the year and into 2020,” said Alan S. Knitowski, CEO and Co-Founder of Phunware. “Our SaaS, data and blockchain offerings for mobile uniquely position us to deliver true digital transformation for our customers, enabling 1:1 real-time interactions between consumers and brands in both the virtual and physical world alike.”
Recent Business Highlights and Announcements
- Notable customer and partner wins:
- Closed Mount Sinai Health System Contract for MaaS Platform Licensing
- Closed Susan Miller’s Astrology Zone® Contract for MaaS Blockchain-Enabled Data Exchange and Mobile Loyalty Ecosystem
- Closed L&T Technology Services Partnership for Phunware-Enabled Corporate Campus Contract with Fortune 50 Company
- Closed Comport Partnership for Best-in-Class Mobile Patient Experience Offering
- Awards and recognition:
- Joined the FTSE Russell 2000®, FTSE Russell 3000® and FTSE Russell Microcap® Indexes
- Rang the Opening Bell at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on July 12, 2019
- Awarded 2019 North America Company of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan
- Recognized as Top 10 Indoor Positioning Solution Provider by CIO Applications
- MaaS platform updates:
- Announced new Data and Knowledge Graph Products and launched Blockchain-Enabled Data Exchange and Mobile Loyalty Ecosystem
- Announced Dual Token Structure for the PhunCoin Security Token and the Phun Utility Token, along with the Sale of the Phun Utility Token to International Markets
- Partnered with Wave Financial for Initial Exchange Offerings and Listings of the Phun Utility Token
- Phunware, PhunCoin and Phun Advisory Board appointments:
- Cambridge Analytica whistleblower: Brittany Kaiser, from Netflix documentary The Great Hack
- Koherent, Inc., Chief Executive Officer: Sean Koh
- Conferences and events:
- Alan S. Knitowski, CEO and Co-Founder, presented at the Southern California Investment Forum (SCIF) in Las Vegas, Nevada
- Randall Crowder, COO, moderated the OPEX Exchange Conference Panel in Alexandria, Virginia
Audiocast and Presentation Information
A pre-recorded audiocast announcement will be made available today at 1:30pm Pacific / 3:30pm Central / 4:30pm Eastern discussing the Company’s financial results, product announcements and business highlights. The audiocast and investor presentation will be accessible on the Phunware Investor Relations website at https://investors.phunware.com/.
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About Phunware, Inc.
Everything You Need to Succeed on Mobile — Transforming Digital Human Experience
Phunware, Inc. (NASDAQ: PHUN), is the pioneer of Multiscreen-as-a-Service (MaaS), an award-winning, fully integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that provides companies the products, solutions, data and services necessary to engage, manage and monetize their mobile application portfolios and audiences globally at scale. Phunware’s Software Development Kits (SDKs) include location based services, mobile engagement, content management, messaging, advertising, loyalty (PhunCoin & Phun) and analytics, as well as a mobile application framework of pre-integrated iOS and Android software modules for building in-house or channel-based mobile application and vertical solutions. Phunware helps the world’s most respected brands create category-defining mobile experiences, with more than one billion active devices touching its platform each month. For more information about how Phunware is transforming the way consumers and brands interact with mobile in the virtual and physical worlds, visit https://www.phunware.com, https://www.phuncoin.com, https://www.phuntoken.com, and follow @phunware, @phuncoin and @phuntoken on all social media platforms.