Whisper is a proprietary iOS and Android mobile app available without charge that it allows users to send messages anonymously, and to receive replies. Users post messages, known as "whispers," which are displayed as text superimposed over an image automatically retrieved from Whisper's own search engine or uploaded by the user.

Company Growth (employees)
Santa Monica, US
Size (employees)
104 (est)+10%
Whisper was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, US

Key People at Whisper

Brad Brooks

Brad Brooks

Michael Heyward

Michael Heyward


Whisper Office Locations

Whisper has an office in Santa Monica
Santa Monica, US (HQ)
3420 Ocean Park Boulevard

Whisper Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$85 m

Latest funding size

$36 m

Time since last funding

over 3 years


Whisper's latest funding round in May 2014 was reported to be $36 m. In total, Whisper has raised $85 m

Whisper Operating Metrics

Whisper's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 20 m in Jul, 2017
Y, 2016Jul, 2017


250 m

Monthly Active Users

20 m

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    Alexa learns to talk like a human with whispers, pauses & emotion

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    Amazon’s Alexa can now whisper in your ear

    Amazon released new features today to give the developers of Alexa skills the choice to add more excitement to Alexa’s voice, and the ability to speed or slow her pace — or even whisper. The new feature is available to Alexa skills makers in the U.S., U.K., and Germany and is delivered via Speech Sy…

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    About 25 news actions have landed on Google Home for Google Assistant including an action to hear the sounds of hundreds of bird songs and one that transforms into the person in your office who says innocuous, buzzword-laden things in meetings. More than 175 actions have been made available on the G…

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