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Offices

Main HQ
475 Ellis Street
Mountain View, CA, 94043
USA

People

Founder & CEO
Founder & CTO
COO
VP, Engineering
VP, Technology & Chief Architect
Vice President of Games
Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
Board Member
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Investments

Mosoro 1/2012
FullContact 9/2011
Kapost 9/2010

Funding

TOTAL $361M
FUNDING TOTAL $361M
Series A, 6/2010
Bill Tai
Hambrecht Ventures
$500k
Series B, 7/2011
Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ)
Len Blavatnik
Alex Zubillaga
Translink Capital
$42M
Series C, 4/2012
Qualcomm Ventures
Access BridgeGap Ventures
$38.1M
Series D, 3/2014
Alibaba
$280M
DEBT TOTAL $8.65M
Debt, 11/2010
$8.65M

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Tango

Tango is an all-in-one social networking app that gives you unique and meaningful ways to interact with your friends and family.

Tango allows you to send free text messages, play games, and make free phone calls and video calls with those you care about. Tango works on iPhones, iPod touch, hundreds of Android phones, Kindle Fire and Blackberry Phone devices, as well as tablets and PCs, and provides high quality experience over 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi. More than 200 million people in 224 countries already love using the service.

Founded in September 2009, Tango has raised over $367M from leading venture capital firms and top individual investors. Download the Tango application for free in the iTunes App Store, Google Play Store, and the Tango website, www.tango.me. Tango is based in Mountain View, California.

Tango features include: –Free, high-quality mobile video, phone calls, texts, photo sharing, games, and more over 3G, 4G, LTE and Wi-Fi –Tango Contacts automatically populate from existing phone contact list –New profile not required –Invite friends and others with one click by e-mail or text

Recent Milestones

  • Dollar
    Tango received $280M in Series D funding. (3/19/14)
    Posted 3/19/14 at 8:19pm via techcrunch.com
  • Check
    Tango — Tango hits 150M members (9/26/13)
    Posted 10/7/13 at 2:50pm via tango.me
  • Check
    Tango — Tango surpasses 100M members (3/7/13)
    Posted 3/7/13 at 2:50pm via marketwire.com
  • Dollar
    Tango received $38.1M in Series C funding. (4/19/12)
    Posted 4/19/12 at 3:47am via venturebeat.com
  • Dollar
    Tango invested in Mosoro. (1/31/12)
    Posted 2/1/12 at 6:12pm via mosoro.com
  • Check
    Tango added Alex Zubillaga as Board Member. (9/20/11)
    Posted 3/19/14 at 3:16pm
  • Dollar
    Tango invested in FullContact. (9/8/11)
    Posted 9/8/11 at 1:50am via techcrunch.com
  • Dollar
    Tango received $42M in Series B funding. (7/20/11)
    Posted 7/20/11 at 8:07am via techcrunch.com
  • Check
    Tango — Tango opens its Beijing office. (6/29/11)
    Posted 6/29/11 at 3:06pm
  • Dollar
    Tango received $8.65M in Debt funding. (11/22/10)
    Posted 1/14/14 at 3:23pm via sec.gov
  • Check
    Tango — Tango announced that one million people downloaded Tango in the first 10 days of its release on September 30. Tango debuted as the number one Social Networking application in the App Store. (10/12/10)
    Posted 11/1/10 at 4:10pm via marketwire.com
  • Dollar
    Tango invested in Kapost. (9/15/10)
    Posted 9/15/10 at 6:51pm via techcrunch.com
  • Dollar
    Tango received $500k in Series A funding. (6/1/10)
    Posted 11/1/10 at 4:11pm
  • Check
    Tango added Eric Setton as Founder & CTO. (1/1/09)
    Posted 10/11/10 at 11:58am
  • Check
    Tango added Jerry Yang as Board Advisor.
    Posted 3/13/14 at 5:22pm
  • Check
    Tango added Simon Rothman as Angel + Advisor.
    Posted 8/6/13 at 10:44am

Videos

Above:

Tango - Connect, Get Social, Have Fun!

Added: 3/29/14
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Working at Tango

Added: 3/29/14
Above:

Let’s Play - Tango

Added: 3/29/14

Screenshots

Tango screenshot
Above: Tango Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 3/29/14
Tango screenshot
Above: Tango Screenshot -- #2
Uploaded: 3/29/14
Tango screenshot
Above: Tango Screenshot -- #3
Uploaded: 3/29/14

Sources

  1. Mosoro Secures $1.5MM Series A Round (mosoro.com) [edit]
  2. TechStars Graduate FullContact Lands $1.5 Million, Helps Keep Contact Records Updated (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Kapost Raises $1.1 Million To Help Publishers Manage An Army Of Contributors (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Citation Needed [add]
  5. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  6. Tango Takes $42 Million VC Round To The Bank And Its Mobile Video Calling To The PC (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. Tango video chat gets $40M from Qualcomm and Access, scores 45M users in 18 months (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  8. Mobile Messaging App & Gaming Platform Tango Raises Massive $280 Million Series D (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  9. Tango Hits One Million Downloads in 10 Days (marketwire.com) [edit]
    Citation Needed [add]
    Marketwire (marketwire.com) [edit]
    tango.me (tango.me) [edit]
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