Glu Mobile is a global developer and publisher of free games for smartphone and tablet devices. The Company is focused on creating compelling original IP games on a wide range of platforms including iOS, Android™, Windows Phone, Google Chrome, and MAC OS. Glu's technology platform enables its titles to be accessible to a broad audience of consumers globally.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
754 (est)
Glu Mobile was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People/Management at Glu Mobile

Niccolo de Masi

Niccolo de Masi

President and CEO
Chris Akhavan

Chris Akhavan

President of Publishing

Glu Mobile Office Locations

Glu Mobile has offices in San Francisco, San Mateo, Long Beach, Bellevue and in 7 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
300 500 Howard St
Bellevue, US
100 Cypress Building 1500 114th Ave SE
Long Beach, US
111 W Ocean Blvd
San Mateo, US
150 2 Waters Park Dr
Hyderabad, IN
3rd Floor, Western Pearl, Survey No.13 Kondapur Main Road
Moscow, RU
Bld. G, 31, Shabolovka st.
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Glu Mobile Financials and Metrics

Glu Mobile Financials

Glu Mobile's revenue was reported to be $200.6 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

81.1 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

49.4 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

(11.7 m)

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

(12.5 m)

Market capitalization (22-Dec-2017)

491.3 m

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

62.9 m
Glu Mobile's current market capitalization is $491.3 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


105.6 m223.1 m249.9 m200.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

37 m85.8 m107.7 m120.1 m

Gross profit

68.6 m137.4 m142.2 m80.4 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


21.7 m44.6 m40.9 m64.8 m69.5 m56.2 m63.3 m54.5 m48.4 m51.4 m56.8 m68.7 m81.1 m

Cost of goods sold

9 m13.8 m12.9 m27.1 m28.7 m23.8 m29.8 m22.7 m21 m56.1 m24.9 m27.9 m31.7 m

Gross profit

12.8 m30.8 m28 m37.7 m40.7 m32.4 m33.4 m31.8 m27.4 m(4.7 m)31.9 m40.7 m49.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


28.5 m70.9 m180.5 m102.1 m

Accounts Receivable

18.3 m32.2 m18 m21.5 m

Current Assets

54.5 m121.4 m237.1 m155 m


5.1 m6.1 m5.4 m5.6 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


27.7 m37 m71.5 m54.3 m65.7 m189.7 m182.3 m159.3 m158 m147.5 m73.2 m68.1 m62.9 m

Accounts Receivable

11.3 m19.7 m16 m34.6 m24.5 m25.1 m26 m16.7 m14.3 m14.2 m27 m32.2 m34.2 m

Current Assets

43.6 m65.5 m93.9 m105.7 m117.4 m248.5 m243.8 m221.6 m209 m190.5 m135.8 m138.3 m137.8 m


5.1 m4.7 m4.3 m4.9 m5.9 m5.6 m5.5 m5.3 m4.8 m5.5 m5 m4.4 m
    USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

    Net Income

    (19.9 m)8.1 m(7.2 m)(87.4 m)

    Depreciation and Amortization

    4.2 m5.3 m9.8 m

    Accounts Receivable

    (6.5 m)(9.2 m)13.4 m402 k

    Accounts Payable

    3.3 m11.7 m(1.7 m)3.1 m
    USDQ3, 2013Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

    Net Income

    (8 m)(3.8 m)10.4 m1.1 m(5.5 m)158 k(8.6 m)(26.5 m)(22.8 m)(46.3 m)(11.7 m)

    Depreciation and Amortization

    441 k1.3 m2.4 m2.4 m2.4 m3 m6 m2.1 m4.1 m8.1 m

    Accounts Receivable

    16 m34.6 m24.5 m25.1 m26 m1.1 m3.6 m3.8 m(5.6 m)(10.7 m)34.2 m

    Accounts Payable

    9.2 m8.7 m11.6 m11.5 m10.6 m21.3 m
      USDY, 2017


      107.6 k

      Financial Leverage

      1.7 x
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      Glu Mobile Operating Metrics

      Glu Mobile's Daily Active Users was reported to be 4.2 m in Q1, 2017. Glu Mobile's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 32.8 m in Q1, 2017
      Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q4, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q4, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2016Q1, 2017Q3, 2017Nov, 2017

      Average Bookings per Billable Transaction


      Cumulative Installs

      711.9 m772.1 m879.8 m969.2 m1.04 b1.13 b1.21 b1.29 b1.36 b1.42 b1.48 b1.54 b1.61 b

      Daily Active Users

      7 m5.3 m7.2 m7.2 m6 m6.1 m5.5 m5.1 m4.9 m4.1 m3.5 m4.4 m4.2 m

      Monthly Active Users

      64.5 m51.9 m60.3 m62.6 m54.6 m59.6 m53 m49.4 m42.4 m35.8 m29.6 m35.9 m32.8 m
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      Glu Mobile Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

      Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
      Plain VanillaDecember 22, 2016$1.2 m
      CrowdStarNovember 03, 2016

      Glu Mobile Market Value History

      Glu Mobile Revenue Breakdown

      Glu Mobile Median Salaries

      Source: 56 public H-1B filings from Glu Mobile

      Glu Mobile's Web-traffic and Trends

      Glu Mobile Online and Social Media Presence

      Glu Mobile Company Life and Culture

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