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Truecaller develops a mobile application designed to identify unknown calls or blocking spam SMS. The Company helps its users to share their phone book numbers to prepaid phone networks and create a global directory through a mobile application to search and find people, enabling users to achieve call-blocking functionality and social media integration to keep the phonebook up-to-date with pictures and birthdays.

TypePrivate
Founded2009
HQStockholm, SE
Websitetruecaller.com
Employee Ratings4.4

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Oct 2018)212(+2%)
Job Openings29
Revenue (FY, 2015)KR3.5 M(-54%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Truecaller

Nami Zarringhalam

Nami Zarringhalam

Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Chairman of the Board
Alan Mamedi

Alan Mamedi

CEO & Co-Founder, Director
Petra Weslien

Petra Weslien

Chief HR Officer
Fredrik Kjell

Fredrik Kjell

Chief Operating Officer
Kari Krishnamurthy

Kari Krishnamurthy

Chief Commercial Officer
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Truecaller Office Locations

Truecaller has offices in Stockholm, San Francisco, Bengaluru, Gurugram and in 1 other location
Stockholm, SE (HQ)
Kungsgatan 15
Gurugram, IN
Platina Tower, Mehrauli-Gurgaon Rd, A Block, DLF Phase 1, Sector 28
San Francisco, CA, US
San Francisco
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Truecaller Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2009

Truecaller total Funding

$98.6 m

Truecaller latest funding size

$5.57 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Truecaller investors

Truecaller's latest funding round in October 2018 was reported to be $5.6 m. In total, Truecaller has raised $98.6 m
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Truecaller Revenue

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Truecaller's revenue was reported to be kr3.46 m in FY, 2015 which is a 54.5% decrease from the previous period.
SEK

Revenue (FY, 2015)

3.5m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %

(54.5%)

Gross profit (FY, 2015)

3.1m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %

89.1%

Net income (FY, 2015)

(181.5m)

EBITDA (FY, 2015)

(182.8m)

EBIT (FY, 2015)

(191.8m)

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

142.4m
SEKFY, 2014FY, 2015

Revenue

7.6m3.5m

Revenue growth, %

(55%)

Cost of goods sold

839.6k375.6k

Gross profit

6.8m3.1m
SEKY, 2014Y, 2015

Cash

321.3m142.4m

Total Assets

330.1m155.8m

Total Liabilities

16.2m18.3m
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Truecaller Operating Metrics

Truecaller's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 250 m in Oct, 2020. Truecaller's Daily Active Users was reported to be 200 m in Oct, 2020.
Apr, 2017Nov, 2017Jun, 2019Feb, 2020Oct, 2020

Daily Active Users

200 m

Downloads (Google Play)

100 m

Monthly Active Users

200 m250 m

Users (India)

150 m100 m150 m
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Truecaller Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
ChillrJune 13, 2018

Truecaller Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Truecaller Online and Social Media Presence

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Truecaller News and Updates

Truecaller launches personal safety app Guardians

The app, which will be free for users, has been in development for about 15 months. Guardians can be downloaded from Google Play Store and Apple App Store. The app will have no ads or premium tiers.

Swedish scale-up Truecaller gears up for an IPO (by hiring an experienced CFO)

It ain’t exactly a secret that Swedish mobile phone directory and caller ID service Truecaller is keen to become a publicly-listed company at some point in the near future, but here’s some news that confirms its plans. The Stockholm-based company just announced that it has recruited Odd Bolin as its…

India drops to 9th spot in global spam call tally, Gujarat gets max calls: Truecaller

In 2019, India was in the fifth position in terms of the number of spam calls received by users. This year, India has dropped down to ninth position, while Brazil continues to stay on top, Truecaller said in its report.

Truecaller crosses 250M monthly active users mark, 185M from India

Since the beginning of the year, Truecaller has increased its active users with more than 40 million users despite the pandemic.

Truecaller tops 250 million users

Popular caller-identification service Truecaller has amassed 250 million monthly active users and 200 million daily active users, demonstrating an accelerated pace of growth in recent quarters even as a global pandemic has hurt most businesses, it said on Wednesday. The service, run by eponymous Sto…

Co-founding Truecaller as an immigrant, Nami Zarringhalam’s journey of building a multi-million dollar company

In this week's Prime Venture podcast, Truecaller co-founder Nami Zarringhalam talks about starting the company, its virality, and monetising the app.
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Truecaller Blogs

WELCOME TO LIFE AT TRUECALLER

What is Life at Truecaller? 🚀 Keep reading! Since 2009, Truecaller has been growing at lightning speed. This journey started with a few, and now we are more than 250 employees. We form a diverse collage of people with remarkable personalities, dreams, and stories. Moreover, we believe that a compan…

6 WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR PARENTS FROM SCAM

Over the years, scammers have not only figured out many ways to cheat but have also identified their easiest targets – older adults. Unfortunately, the combination of being unfamiliar with some technology and being too trusting makes our parents an easier target to scam. But we can help them to iden…

Terms and Conditions Truecaller ‘World Emoji Day Giveaway’ Contest

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (‘T&Cs’) CAREFULLY BEFORE AGREEING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS  WORLD EMOJI DAY 2021 GIVEAWAY (THE “CONTEST”). BY PROCEEDING WITH YOUR REGISTRATION AND PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST, YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE, ACCEPT AND THEREBY AGREE ON IRREVOCABLE BASIS, TO BE LE…

Spam Calls – The evolution from meat to calls.

SPAM, SPAM, SPAM, SPAM, SPAM & SPAM. You might not remember Monty Python’s sketch, but you probably know about spam calls and what they mean in today’s society. Funnily enough, it was that Monty Python sketch that gave spam calls their name, but they’ve been around much longer.  Truecaller ident…

5 DAILY TASKS THAT TRUECALLER’S SCHEDULE SMS FEATURE CAN HELP CONQUER

Today, with information at the tips of our fingers and the internet in the palms of our hands, we could say that maybe we have too much information! It’s no surprise that we tend to forget the day-to-day things with all that’s going on. But fear not. Truecaller has a feature that won’t just help … C…

TRUECALLER INSIGHTS 2021 U.S. SPAM & SCAM REPORT

It’s time for the 7th edition of the Truecaller Insights US Spam & Scam Report. Phone scams are relentless and the numbers don’t lie. A staggering 29.8 Billion USD* was lost to phone scams in America over the past 12 months. Please read on for further findings.   Here are the key findings from t…
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Truecaller Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Truecaller founded?

    Truecaller was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Truecaller key executives?

    Truecaller's key executives are Nami Zarringhalam, Alan Mamedi and Petra Weslien.

  • How many employees does Truecaller have?

    Truecaller has 212 employees.

  • What is Truecaller revenue?

    Latest Truecaller annual revenue is kr3.5 m.

  • What is Truecaller revenue per employee?

    Latest Truecaller revenue per employee is kr16.3 k.

  • Who are Truecaller competitors?

    Competitors of Truecaller include DuckDuckGo, TradingView and Arrive.

  • Where is Truecaller headquarters?

    Truecaller headquarters is located at Kungsgatan 15, Stockholm.

  • Where are Truecaller offices?

    Truecaller has offices in Stockholm, San Francisco, Bengaluru, Gurugram and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Truecaller have?

    Truecaller has 5 offices.