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Company Growth (employees)
Sunnyvale, US
Size (employees)
583 (est)
TeleNav is headquartered in Sunnyvale, US

Key People at TeleNav

Y.C. Chao

Y.C. Chao

Co-Founder and CTO
Evan Berg

Evan Berg

VP, Corporate Development and Strategy

TeleNav Office Locations

TeleNav has offices in Sunnyvale, Southfield, Culver City, New York and in 6 other locations
Sunnyvale, US (HQ)
950 De Guigne Drive
Cluj Napoca, RO
1 Cuza Voda Street, 3rd Floor
Berlin, DE
Fasanenstr. 81
Tokyo, JP
28th Floor, Taiyo Seimei Shinagawa Building, 16 2, Konan 2 Chome, Minato Ku
Xi’an, CN
B 101, 01 Square, Xi’an Software Park, No.72, Ke Ji 2nd Rd., Xi’an High Tech Zone
Shanghai, CN
10 F, V Capital No. 333 Xian Xia Road, Changning
São Paulo, BR
Telenav Do Brasil Serviços De Localização Ltda., Av. Paulista, 2300 Andar Pilotis
New York, US
60 E 42nd Street, Stuite 900
Culver City, US
10549 Jefferson Blvd.
Southfield, US
100 Galleria Officentre, Suite 428

TeleNav Data and Metrics

TeleNav Financial Metrics

TeleNav's revenue was reported to be $183.3 m in FY, 2016 which is a 14% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

183.3 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

82.5 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(35.3 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

(34.6 m)

Market capitalization (27-Jun-2017)

358.6 m

Closing share price (27-Jun-2017)


Cash (30-Jun-2016)

21.3 m
TeleNav's current market capitalization is $358.6 m.
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


150.3 m160.2 m183.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

6.4 m13.6 m38.2 m60.8 m78.8 m100.8 m

Gross profit

89.5 m81.5 m82.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

33.1 m27 m25.6 m

R&D expense

60.6 m68.1 m68.9 m

General and administrative expense

26.2 m23.6 m24 m

Operating expense total

124.3 m119.8 m117.1 m


(34.8 m)(38.3 m)(34.6 m)

EBIT margin, %


Income tax expense

28.6 m13.6 m1.1 m(4 m)(13 m)511 k

Net Income

(29.5 m)(23.1 m)(35.3 m)
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


14.5 m18.7 m21.3 m


16.4 m4.3 m4.4 m

Current Assets

185.8 m172 m163.9 m


8.8 m7.1 m5.2 m


40.7 m37.5 m36 m

Total Assets

239.8 m223.9 m218.2 m

Accounts Payable

502 k830 k5 m

Current Liabilities

32.6 m33.6 m45.7 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

129.3 m140.4 m149.8 m

Retained Earnings

62.5 m37.3 m1.6 m

Total Equity

176.2 m149.7 m

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.5 x
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(29.5 m)(23.1 m)(35.3 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

5.2 m3.4 m

Accounts Receivable

(10.8 m)(5.8 m)


10 m5.2 m(592 k)

Accounts Payable

(75 m)328 k4.1 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(11.3 m)4.2 m2.6 m

Purchases of PP&E

(1.2 m)(4 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

16.1 m8.6 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(2.5 m)(2.3 m)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.5 x

TeleNav Operating Metrics

Q3, 2014Q4, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q3, 2015Q4, 2015FY, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2016FY, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


$34.91 m$39.78 m$42.47 m$44.06 m$48.44 m$164.6 m$53.13 m$47.27 m$59.7 m$199.9 m$60.15 m$218 m

Patents (US)


Patents Pending


Patents (foreign)




TeleNav Market Value History

TeleNav Revenue Breakdown

TeleNav Job Categories

TeleNav Median Salaries

Source: 87 public H-1B filings from TeleNav

TeleNav Online and Social Media Presence

TeleNav Company Life and Culture

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