Shazam provides an application for connecting artists and fans through music discovery. It enables people to discover, explore and share their favorite music and TV. Shazam can identify music, movies, advertising and television shows, based on a short sample played and using the microphone on the device. 

Parent Company
London, GB
Shazam was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management 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 an office in London, North Sydney, San Diego, New York and in 3 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
26-28 Hammersmith Grove
North Sydney, AU
100 Walker St
Chicago, US
410 North Michigan Avenue
Los Angeles, US
1990 South Bundy Drive
New York, US
52 Vanderbilt, 19th Floor
Redwood City, US
2114 Broadway Street
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Shazam Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

In total, Shazam had raised $143.5 m. Shazam is a subsidiary of Apple

Shazam Financials

Shazam's revenue was reported to be £40.29 m in FY, 2016
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


4.6 m7.3 m10.6 m15.6 m21.8 m31 m36 m35.2 m40.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

645.2 k886.9 k516.9 k932.2 k2.3 m2.8 m2.8 m2.2 m2.7 m

Gross profit

4 m6.4 m10.1 m14.7 m19.5 m28.3 m33.2 m32.9 m37.5 m
GBPFY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(1.3 m)(89.9 k)(635.4 k)(619.4 k)(3.3 m)(2 m)(14.8 m)(16.7 m)(4.5 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

263.1 k3.3 m1.3 m(4 m)(813.3 k)(11.2 m)(14.5 m)(1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

434 3.1 m12.3 m11 m12.2 m5 m31.3 m55.8 k

Net Change in Cash

(151.6 k)4.1 m11.5 m(5.9 m)10.4 m(8.2 m)16.4 m(874.4 k)
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Shazam Operating Metrics

FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013H1, 2014FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


100 m250 m375 m500 m

Active Users

300 m

Monthly Active Users

150 m100 m120 m

Daily Transactions

10 m15 m19 m20 m20 m20 m
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Shazam News and Updates

SEAT makes its way to the Geneva Motor Show in top form

The carmaker delivered 39,900 vehicles in February, 25.9% more than in 2017 In the first two months of 2018, SEAT sold 78,800 cars (+23.1%) Following its launch in Barcelona, the new CUPRA brand is introduced to the general public International debut of the CUPRA e-Racer, the world’s first 100% elec…

SEAT president Luca De Meo presents the latest novelties in a web videoconference

A few days prior to the opening of the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, SEAT President Luca de Meo held a web videoconference to introduce the latest SEAT and CUPRA releases. The video is now available at the SEAT-MediaCenter. The company is in very good shape as it makes its way to the annual …

SEAT becomes the world’s first brand to integrate Shazam in its cars

SEAT will be the first carmaker in the world to integrate Shazam, the popular music discovery app that has more than 300 million users. This was announced today by company President Luca de Meo at a press conference on the first day of the Mobile World Congress. The integration will become operative…

European Commission: Apple's bid for Shazam could hit competition in Europe

The European Commission has said Apple's takeover of Shazam could have a significant impact on competition in Europe. The EU's antitrust regulator will look into the iPhone maker's acquisition of the UK-based music discovery app following a request from seven countries. Austria, France, Icelan…

Shazam investor DN Capital has raised €200 million for its new fund

Shazam and Purplebricks investor DN Capital has raised €200 million for its fourth fund, targeted at early stage startups in the UK, Western Europe, and the US. Like rival fund Balderton Capital, DN Capital has bucked a post-Brexit trend and secured funding from the European Investment Fund. CEO N…

Apple's admitted that it does actually slow down older iPhones

Feel like once there's a shiny new Apple iPhone out, yours starts working less well?  You're not alone, and though it has often been debunked that there is any change to the battery life when a newer model hits the market, Apple does actively influence the performance of your old phone in another…
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