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ShareChat is a social networking and regional content platform. The Company enables its users to share videos, jokes, GIFs, audio songs and funny images with each other. It also has features like anonymous chat, direct messaging, and original video content.

TypePrivate
Founded2015
HQBengaluru, IN
Websitesharechat.com

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)746(+11%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at ShareChat

Ankush Sachdeva

Ankush Sachdeva

Chief Executive Officer
Farid Ahsan

Farid Ahsan

Chief Operating Officer
Bhanu Pratap Singh

Bhanu Pratap Singh

Chief Technology Officer
Manohar Singh Charan

Manohar Singh Charan

Chief Financial Officer
Ajit Varghese

Ajit Varghese

Chief Commercial Officer
Gaurav Mishra

Gaurav Mishra

Senior Vice President - Product and Head ShareChat Labs
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ShareChat Office Locations

ShareChat has an office in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, IN (HQ)
Sri-Ranga building, Hosur Rd
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ShareChat Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2015

ShareChat total Funding

$764.8 m

ShareChat latest funding size

$502 m

Time since last funding

7 days ago

ShareChat investors

ShareChat's latest funding round in April 2021 was reported to be $502 m. In total, ShareChat has raised $764.8 m. ShareChat's latest valuation is reported to be $2.1 b.
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ShareChat Revenue

Market valuation

2.1b
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ShareChat Operating Metrics

ShareChat's Daily Active Users was reported to be 8 m in Dec, 2018. ShareChat's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 130 m in Aug, 2020.
Apr, 2018Dec, 2018Mar, 2019Aug, 2020

Monthly Active Users

130 m

Daily Active Users

5 m8 m

Languages

14

App Downloads (Moj)

22 m
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ShareChat Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Circle InternetAugust 24, 2020
Clip AppMarch 04, 2019

ShareChat Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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ShareChat Online and Social Media Presence

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ShareChat News and Updates

ShareChat and Gupshup turn unicorns

Two more startups — ShareChat and Gupshup — are the latest entrants to the coveted $1 billion valuation club.

[Funding alert] ShareChat joins the unicorn club with $502M funding from Lightspeed Ventures, Tiger Global

ShareChat entered the unicorn club with a valuation of $2.1 billion. The round also saw participation from Snap Inc, Twitter, and India Quotient.

Tiger Global Mints Another Unicorn In ShareChat Parent

ShareChat's parent raises more than $500 million from Tiger Global, Twitter, among others.

ShareChat valued at $2.1 billion in $502 million fundraise

ShareChat said on Thursday it has raised a new financing round that values it at over $2 billion, joining four other local startups in attaining the unicorn status this week. The Indian social network said it has raised $502 million in a new financing round — Series E — led by Tiger Global that valu…

Twitter explored buying India’s ShareChat and turning Moj into a global TikTok rival

Twitter recently held talks to acquire Indian social media startup ShareChat as the company explored ways to expand its presence in the world’s second largest internet market and build a global rival to TikTok, three sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. The American firm, which is alrea…

India’s ShareChat is spicing up its TikTok competitor with AR lenses from Snapchat

India’s vernacular language social network ShareChat has partnered with Snap Inc. to spice up its short video app, Moj. ShareChat said that starting today, Moj users will be able to use 30 of Snapchat’s lenses. Gaurav Mishra, SVP-Product, ShareChat, said that the company eventually aims to develop 4…
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ShareChat Blogs

Improving profile search accuracy using ElasticSearch n-gram tokeniser

Improving profile search accuracy using ElasticSearch n-gram tokenizerWhat is Elasticsearch?Elasticsearch is a distributed document store that stores data in an inverted index. An inverted index lists every unique word that appears in any document and identifies all of the documents each word occurs…

How we brought down storage costs for the Ads platform: Part 1

At ShareChat, our Ads platform allows advertisers to run all their marketing campaigns on our app and at scale. A common problem that occurs has been around the per-user frequency capping for an ad.To achieve this, our code needs to do the comparison of the number of times a user has already seen an…

Hindi Shayari Generation

Indian poetry has a rich and long history dating back a millennium. People from varying demographics, with different spoken languages and traditions, have commonly used poetry as a medium to express emotion. Shayaris, originally written in Urdu, are short poems consisting of a few couplets. Today, s…

#ShareChatInsider — Srijan Saket — Humming In Hall 3 to Crooning In A Studio

#ShareChatInsider — Srijan Saket — Humming In Hall 3 to Crooning In A StudioIt was a jubilant scene in Hall 3 — the hostel block 3 of IIT Kanpur. The block has again won the ‘Galaxy’, the fiercely fought annual inter hostel cultural festival. Though they are used to winning this year after year, eve…

#ShareChatInsider — Senthil Kumar — The Extraordinary Journey From A Creator To An Associate!

#ShareChatInsider — Senthil Kumar — The Extraordinary Journey From A Creator To An Associate!It was March 2019. The scorching heat of summer had just started hitting the country. Senthil, like every other day, was engrossed in his work as an accountant in a company in Salem, a little town in TamilNa…

Inter cloud routing using API Gateway

ShareChat’s cloud infrastructure, completely based on Amazon Web Services(AWS) from compute to databases, was faced with a formidable challenge of migrating to Google Cloud Platform(GCP). Any cloud to cloud migration is a long and demanding process where we had to tackle varying multiple problems, s…
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ShareChat Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was ShareChat founded?

    ShareChat was founded in 2015.

  • Who are ShareChat key executives?

    ShareChat's key executives are Ankush Sachdeva, Farid Ahsan and Bhanu Pratap Singh.

  • How many employees does ShareChat have?

    ShareChat has 746 employees.

  • Who are ShareChat competitors?

    Competitors of ShareChat include Facebook, MyHeritage and Circle.

  • Where is ShareChat headquarters?

    ShareChat headquarters is located at Sri-Ranga building, Hosur Rd, Bengaluru.

  • Where are ShareChat offices?

    ShareChat has an office in Bengaluru.

  • How many offices does ShareChat have?

    ShareChat has 1 office.