Shazam is one of the world’s most popular mobile apps that magically connects people to the world around them.  Shazam pioneered audio recognition technology that helps people identify and connect with artists, TV shows, ads, cinema, radio, and retail environments. It is the best way to discover, explore and share the music and TV you love. Shazam connects more than 1 billion people. Music fans can explore, buy, and share their favorite artists, lyrics, and videos. TV fans explore shows, ads, and special offers. Shazam brings all those fans together. 
Shazam brings together people and entertainment, generating more than ten million tags every day. Plus, through leading social network sites like Facebook, Google+ and Twitter, it’s easy to share your Shazam discoveries with friends.

Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
372 (est)+2%
Shazam was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People at Shazam

Rich Riley

Rich Riley

Chief Executive Officer
Todd Saypoff

Todd Saypoff

Greg Glenday

Greg Glenday

Chief Revenue Officer
Fabio Santini

Fabio Santini

Chief Product Officer
Andrew Fisher

Andrew Fisher

Executive Chairman
Antonious Porch

Antonious Porch

General Counsel
Avery Wang

Avery Wang

Founder & Chief Scientist

Shazam Office Locations

Shazam has offices in London, New York, Redwood City, Los Angeles and in 3 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
26 28 Hammersmith Grove
North Sydney, AU
100 Walker St
Chicago, US
410 North Michigan Avenue
San Diego, US
16955 Via Del Campo
Los Angeles, US
1990 South Bundy Drive
Redwood City, US
2114 Broadway Street

Shazam Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$143.5 m

Latest funding size

$30 m

Time since last funding

over 2 years


Shazam's latest funding round in February 2015 was reported to be $30 m. In total, Shazam has raised $143.5 m. Shazam's latest valuation is reported to be $1 b.

Shazam Financial Metrics

Shazam's revenue was reported to be £35.2 m in FY, 2015 which is a 2% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

35.2 m

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


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

32.9 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

(16.7 m)

Market valuation

1 b

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

27.6 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015


36 m35.2 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.8 m2.2 m

Gross profit

33.2 m32.9 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

47 m49.6 m

Pre tax profit

(16.6 m)

Net Income

(16.7 m)
GBPFY, 2015


27.6 m

Accounts Receivable

6.7 m

Current Assets

39.1 m


5.6 m


8.5 m

Total Assets

53.3 m

Accounts Payable

1.1 m

Current Liabilities

6.5 m

Total Liabilities

6.5 m

Retained Earnings

(16.7 m)

Total Equity

46.8 m

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
GBPFY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

(14.5 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

31.3 m

Income Taxes Paid

(167.6 k)
GBPY, 2015


114.1 k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x

Shazam Operating Metrics

Shazam's Monthly Unique Users was reported to be 10.6 m in Mar, 2017
Mar, 2017

Monthly Unique Users

10.6 m

Monthly Sessions per User


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