Snapchat (Snap)

Snap is a camera company.  We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way that people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.  Our flagship product, Snapchat, is a camera application that was created to help people communicate through short videos and images.

We are willing to take risks in an attempt to create innovative and different camera products that are better able to reflect and improve our life experiences.

Please see Snap's Financial metrics and Operating metrics in the tables below.  

Company Growth (employees)
Venice, US
Size (employees)
1,859 (est)+210%
Snapchat (Snap) was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Venice, US

Key People at Snapchat (Snap)

Evan Spiegel

Evan Spiegel

Co-Founder & CEO
Bobby Murphy

Bobby Murphy

Co-Founder and CTO
Michael Lynton

Michael Lynton

Imran Khan

Imran Khan

Chief Strategy Officer
Timothy Sehn

Timothy Sehn

Vice President, Engineering
Mary Demyan Ritti

Mary Demyan Ritti

VP Communications
Philippe Browning

Philippe Browning

VP, Monetization
Steven Hwang

Steven Hwang

Director of Legal Operations
Nick Bell

Nick Bell

Vice President, Content

Snapchat (Snap) Office Locations

Snapchat (Snap) has offices in Venice, New York, Los Angeles, Seattle and in 10 other locations
Venice, US
San Francisco, US
Dallas, US
Dubai, AE
Sydney, AU
Paris, FR
Cleveland, US
Philadelphia, US
Toronto, CA
Chicago, US
London, GB
Seattle, US
Los Angeles, US
New York, US

Snapchat (Snap) Metrics

Snapchat (Snap) Summary

Market capitalization

$16.9 b

Closing share price

Snapchat (Snap)'s current market capitalization is $16.9 b.

Snapchat (Snap) Financials

Snapchat (Snap)'s revenue is $58.7 m in FY, 2015 which is a 85.5% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2015FY, 2016


$58.7 m$404.5 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$182.3 m$451.7 m

Gross profit

($123.7 m)($47.2 m)

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

$27.2 m$124.4 m

R&D expense

$82.2 m$183.7 m

General and administrative expense

$148.6 m$165.2 m

Operating expense total

$258.1 m$473.2 m

Depreciation and amortization

$15.3 m$29.1 m


($292.9 m)($459.4 m)

EBITDA margin, %



($381.7 m)($521.6 m)

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

($1.4 m)

Interest income

$1.4 m$4.7 m

Income tax expense

$7.6 m$7.1 m

Pre tax profit

($380.5 m)($521.6 m)

Net Income

($372.9 m)($514.6 m)

Operating cash flow

($306.6 m)($611.2 m)

Snapchat (Snap) Operating Metrics

Snapchat (Snap) had 301 m Monthly Active Users in Q4, 2016
Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q4, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q4, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2016Q1, 2017Mar, 2017

Daily Active Users

46 m57 m62 m71 m80 m86 m94 m107 mA122 mA143 mA153 mA158 mA161 m

Quarterly ARPU


Snaps per Second

9 k

Daily Video Views

10 b

Snaps per Day

2.5 bA

Monthly Active Users

301 m

Photos Shared Daily

410 m

Snapchat (Snap) Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Cimagine MediaDecember 25, 2016$30 m
FliteDecember 19, 2016
VurbAugust 15, 2016$114.5 m
Obvious EngineeringJune 03, 2016
BitstripsMay 24, 2016$64.2 m
LookserySeptember 15, 2015$150 m
ScanDecember 17, 2014$50 m
Vergence LabsDecember 17, 2014$15 m
AddLiveMay 02, 2014$30 m

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