Snapchat (Snap)

Snap is a camera company. Its products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.  The Company's flagship product, Snapchat, is a camera application that was created to help people communicate through short videos and images.

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 11 other locations
Venice, US (HQ)
63 Market St
New York, US
229 West 43rd

Snapchat (Snap) Metrics

Snapchat (Snap) Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$404.5 m

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

($47.2 m)

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

($514.6 m)

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$16.9 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$150.1 m
Snapchat (Snap)'s current market capitalization is $16.9 b.
Snapchat (Snap)'s revenue was reported to be $404.5 m in FY, 2016 which is a 589.5% increase 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

Pre tax profit

($380.5 m)($521.6 m)

Income tax expense

$7.6 m$7.1 m

Net Income

($372.9 m)($514.6 m)
Y, 2015Y, 2016


$640.8 m$150.1 m

Total Assets

$938.9 m$1.7 b

Total Liabilities

$174.8 m$203.9 m
FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

($306.6 m)($611.2 m)

Snapchat (Snap) Operating Metrics

Snapchat (Snap)'s Monthly Active Users was reported to be 301 m 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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