Badoo is the largest, fastest growing Social Network for Meeting New People in the world and market leader for meeting, chatting, flirting & dating in Europe, South America and Asia. With over 200 million users in over 191 countries using the site in 44 languages, is a truly global, multi-lingual, location-based, “meeting network", focused on chatting, flirting and meeting new people. Badoo was launched in 2006, by a small international group of young, forward thinking programmers and tech entrepreneurs. Their vision was to use the most advanced technologies available to create an elegantly modern, fast and easy way for people to meet new people in their area - and have fun doing it. The scope would be global, but adapted to local needs. It worked
Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
605 (est)+3%
Badoo was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People at Badoo

Gene Sokolov

Gene Sokolov

Andrey Andreev

Andrey Andreev

Dash Gopinath

Dash Gopinath

Chief Product Officer
Michelle Kennedy

Michelle Kennedy

Head of Legal
VP Engineering

VP Engineering

Gene Sokolov
Jennifer Nucifora

Jennifer Nucifora

Head of Commercial Finance

Badoo Office Locations

Badoo has offices in London,
London, GB

Badoo Metrics

Badoo Summary

Founding Date


Total Funding

$30.4 m

Latest funding size

$30.4 m

Time since last funding

about 9 years


We estimate that Badoo's latest funding round in January 2008 was $30.4 m. In total, Badoo has raised $30.4 m

Badoo Financials

We estimate that Badoo's revenue is £6.1 m in FY, 2015 which is a 41.2% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


£2.8 m£4.3 m£6.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of sales

£2.6 m£3.9 m£5.5 m

Gross profit

£227.3 k£374.4 k£604.6 k

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

(£291.4 k)£74.6 k£49.5 k

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