Telegram

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Telegram is a cloud-based messaging app with a focus on privacy, security and speed. It allows users to synchronize chats across all devices, send documents of any type, encrypt messages and destruct them.

TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQDubai, AE
Websitetelegram.org

Locations

Telegram is headquartered in
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)298(+5%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Telegram Office Locations

Telegram has an office in Dubai
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Telegram Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2013

Telegram total Funding

$1.7 b

Telegram latest funding size

$850 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

Telegram investors

Telegram's latest funding round in February 2017 was reported to be $850 m. In total, Telegram has raised $1.7 b
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Telegram Operating Metrics

Telegram's Users was reported to be 500 m in Jan, 2021. Telegram's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 400 m in Apr, 2020.
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Countries Covered

20

Monthly Active Users

400 m

New Users (Per Day)

1.5 m

Users

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Telegram Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

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Telegram Online and Social Media Presence

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Telegram Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Telegram founded?

    Telegram was founded in 2013.

  • How many employees does Telegram have?

    Telegram has 298 employees.

  • Who are Telegram competitors?

    Competitors of Telegram include Viber, WhatsApp and Slack.

  • Where are Telegram offices?

    Telegram has an office in Dubai.

  • How many offices does Telegram have?

    Telegram has 1 office.