Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by Facebook
Founded:
2009
Founders:
Jan Koum, Brian Acton
Headquarters:
Santa Clara, CA
Funding:
$58.30M
Categories:
Messaging

WhatsApp is a proprietary, cross-platform, free instant messaging subscription service for smartphones.

Description

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WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.

WhatsApp Messenger is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and Nokia and yes, those phones can all message each other!

Because WhatsApp Messenger uses the same internet data plan that you use for email and web browsing, there is no cost to message and stay in touch with your friends.

In addition to basic messaging iPhone, Android and BlackBerry WhatsApp Messenger users can send each other unlimited images, video and audio media messages.

As of Dec 2013 WhatsApp report 400M users. WhatsApp claims 200 million monthly actives, 10 billion messages sent and 17 billion received in a single day.

Current Team (2)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Funding Rounds (3) - $58.30M

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Investors (1)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    3561 Homestead Rd #416

    Santa Clara, CA 95051

    USA

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