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.
Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
657 (est)
Badoo was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People at Badoo

Andrey Andreev

Andrey Andreev

VP Engineering

VP Engineering

Gene Sokolov

Badoo Office Locations

Badoo has offices in London, San Francisco and Moscow
London, GB (HQ)
13 Hawley Cres

Badoo Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$30.4 m

Latest funding size

$30.4 m

Time since last funding

over 9 years


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

Badoo Financial Metrics

Badoo's revenue was reported to be £6.1 m in FY, 2015 which is a 41% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

6.1 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

604.6 k

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

417.8 k

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

93.5 k
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


2.8 m4.3 m6.1 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.6 m3.9 m5.5 m

Gross profit

227.3 k374.4 k604.6 k
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


145.8 k300.9 k93.5 k

Current Assets

2.7 m2.9 m2.1 m


4.8 k

Total Assets

2.7 m2.9 m2.1 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

(207.4 k)

Income Taxes Paid

(121 k)(64.8 k)(110.9 k)
Y, 2015

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Badoo Operating Metrics

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

Badoo Online and Social Media Presence

Badoo News and Updates

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Badoo Company Life and Culture

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