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. 

Shazam has over 110 million monthly mobile active users. 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. 

Generating over 20 million tags a day, Shazam lets you share your discoveries on social network sites including Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. 

Our work with music labels, TV program producers, and broadcasters – every major platform and carrier worldwide – earns us industry recognition and international awards. 

Shazam is headquartered in London and Redwood City, with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit, San Diego, Sydney, and Seoul.
Type
Private
HQ
London, GB
Founded
1/1/2002
Employees
317 (est)-1%
Shazam was founded in 1/1/2002 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People at Shazam

Andrew Fisher

Andrew Fisher

Executive Chairman
Rich Riley

Rich Riley

Chief Executive Officer
Daniel Danker

Daniel Danker

Chief Product Officer
Charles Henrich

Charles Henrich

Chief Technology Officer
Bridget Kerle

Bridget Kerle

General Counsel
Patricia Parra

Patricia Parra

Chief Marketing Officer
Avery Wang

Avery Wang

Founder & Chief Scientist

Shazam Locations

London, GB
New York, US
San Diego, US
Chicago, US
North Sydney, CA
Royal Oak, US
Redwood City, US
Los Angeles, US

Shazam Metrics

Shazam Summary

Founding Date

1/1/2002

Total Funding

$136 M

Latest funding size

$30 M

Time since last funding

almost 2 years

Investors

Shazam's latest funding round of $30 M was in February 2015. In total, Shazam has raised $136 M.

Shazam Financials

Shazam's revenue was £35.2 M in FY, 2015 which is 2.33% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2014FY, 2015

Revenue

£16.9 M£36 M£35.2 M

Revenue growth, %

-2.3%

Cost of sales

£1.15 M£2.82 M£2.25 M

Gross profit

£15.7 M£33.2 M£32.9 M

Gross profit Margin, %

93.2%92.2%93.6%

Operating expense total

£20.9 M£47 M£49.6 M

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