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. is a truly global, multi-lingual, location-based, “meeting network", focused on chatting, flirting and meeting new people. Badoo was launched 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.
London, GB
Size (employees)
685 (est)
Badoo was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Badoo

Andrey Andreev

Andrey Andreev

Gene Sokolov

Gene Sokolov

VP Engineering

Badoo Office Locations

Badoo has an office in Moscow, London and San Francisco
London, GB (HQ)
13 Hawley Cres
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Badoo Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$30.4 m

Latest funding size

$30.44 m

Time since last funding

10 years ago


Badoo's latest funding round in January 2008 was reported to be $30.4 m. In total, Badoo has raised $30.4 m

Badoo Financials

Badoo's revenue was reported to be £12.60 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (FY, 2016)

12.6 m

Gross profit (FY, 2016)

990 k

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

879 k

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

918 k

EBIT (FY, 2016)

918 k

Cash (4-Feb-2018)

91 k
GBPFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.6 m5.2 m2.7 m2.8 m4.3 m6.1 m12.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.6 m3.9 m5.5 m11.6 m

Gross profit

227.3 k374.4 k605 k990 k
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


187.7 k14.9 k256.2 k129.2 k743.8 k145.8 k300.9 k94 k91 k

Accounts Receivable

723.3 k386.7 k561.9 k21.6 k

Current Assets

911 k692 k2.4 m6.8 m1.8 m2.7 m2.9 m2.1 m4.7 m


15.9 k12 k95.2 k4.8 k
GBPFY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

71.6 k214 k322.3 k397.7 k235 k418 k879 k

Cash From Operating Activities

(207 k)(5 k)

Dividends Paid

1.2 m

Net Change in Cash

(207 k)(5 k)
GBPY, 2016


27 k

Financial Leverage

2.9 x
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Badoo Operating Metrics

Badoo's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 60 m in Jun, 2017. Badoo's Registered Users was reported to be 349 m in Jun, 2017.
Jun, 2017

Messages Sent per Day

350 m

Monthly Active Users

60 m

Registered Users

349 m
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Badoo News and Updates

At London’s Badoo, Job Perks Include Pole Dancers and Sushi Served on Models

More than 60 million people use Badoo Trading Ltd.’s dating app in places like Latin America and Russia, but back home in London, all anybody knows about it are the parties. Half-naked women dressed as mermaids. Almost-naked models used as sushi platters. Others coated in body paint. Notice a theme?…
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