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Co-Founder & CEO

Evan Spiegel

CEO Approval Rating

66/100

Founded:

2010

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PublicIndependent CompanyNYSESNAP

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Instagram is a top competitor of Snap. Instagram was founded in 2010, and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Like Snap, Instagram also competes in the Internet Software field. Instagram generates $16.7B more revenue vs. Snap.

WhatsApp is seen as one of Snap's top competitors. WhatsApp is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, and was founded in 2009. Like Snap, WhatsApp also operates in the Application Software field. WhatsApp generates 149% the revenue of Snap.

YouTube has been one of Snap's top competitors. YouTube's headquarters is in San Bruno, California, and was founded in 2005. Like Snap, YouTube also works within the Social Media industry. YouTube generates 591% of Snap's revenue.

Snap Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$3.3B

Snap's revenue is the ranked 15th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 44.6B. Over the last four quarters, Snap's revenue has grown by 44.7%. Specifically, in Q2 2021's revenue was $982.1M; in Q1 2021, it was $769.6M; in Q4 2020, it was $911.3M; in Q3 2020, Snap's revenue was $678.7M.

Snap Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Vertebrae, Inc.

Jul 2021

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undisclosed
Vertebrae is a California-based augmented reality-enabled social commerce company that provides solutions such as 3D visualization and immersive analytics to online retailers.
WaveOptics Limited

May 2021

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$500M
WaveOptics is an England-based designer and manufacturer of waveguides, projectors, lenses and related products for wearable augmented reality devices.
Screenshop

Apr 2021

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undisclosed
Screenshop is a New York-based AI platform that provides clothing recommendations for E-commerce buyers.
Pixel8Earth, Inc.

Apr 2021

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$7.6M
Pixel8Earth is a Colorado-based SaaS platform that offers 3D mapping and related solutions for individuals and businesses.
​Fit Analytics GmbH

Mar 2021

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$124M
Fit Analytics is a Germany-based machine learning platform that helps online shoppers to find right-sized apparel and footwear.

Snap Funding History

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AMOUNT

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Post-IPO Equity
Aug 2018
$250M
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IPO
Mar 2017
$3.4B

Venture Round
Nov 2016
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Series F
Feb 2015
$1.8B
Series D
Apr 2014
$485.6M

Snap Investments

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HearHere is a California-based audio entertainment application that shares stories about the people, places, and historical monuments for travelers.
$1.6M
Apr 26, 2021
Seed
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ShareChat is an India-based social media platform that allows users to share videos, jokes, GIFs, audios and funny images.
$502M
Apr 07, 2021
Series E
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Stipop is an online platform that allows users to search, create and share emoticon stickers.
$1.3M
May 25, 2020
Pre-Series A
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2772 Donald Douglas Loop North

Santa Monica, California90405

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Overview

Snap develops a text and photo based messaging application for mobile phones that allows users to take photos and send videos and pictures. Snap was founded in 2010. Snap's headquarters is located in Santa Monica, California, USA 90405. It has raised ...

CEO

Snap's Co-Founder & CEO, Evan Spiegel, currently has an approval rating of 66%. Snap's primary competitors are Instagram, WhatsApp & YouTube.

Website

snap.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Snap

  1. When was Snap founded?

    Snap was founded in 2010
  2. Who is Snap's CEO?

    Snap's CEO is Evan Spiegel
  3. How much revenue does Snap generate?

    Snap generates $3.3B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Snap have?

    Snap has historically raised $6.1B in funding
  5. Where is Snap's headquarters?

    Snap's headquarters is in Santa Monica California, USA
  1. How many employees does Snap have?

    Snap has 2,884 employees
  2. What sector does Snap operate in?

    Snap is in Internet Software, Application Software, Messaging
  3. Who are Snap's competitors?

    Snap's top competitors are Instagram, WhatsApp, YouTube
  4. Who has Snap invested in?

    Snap's has invested in companies such as HearHere, ShareChat, Stipop