Frictionless location sharing is the next mobile commodity. We are the platform built on top of it, connecting the closest ones. Compare us to Waze when maps were not social, or to Instagram when sharing a photo was a headache. We started in 2010 as a small team of passionate designers, engineers, and business executives. Over the years our products have changed, but our vision has remained. Our tech finally allows to fulfill it.

TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanySnap
HQParis, FR
Founded2011
Websitezen.ly
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Zenly was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Paris, FR

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Zenly Office Locations

Zenly has an office in Paris
Paris, FR (HQ)
4 Passage Louis-Philippe
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Zenly Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2011

Total Funding

$35.1 m

Investors

In total, Zenly had raised $35.1 m. Zenly is a subsidiary of Snap

Zenly Operating Metrics

Jun, 2017

Downloads

4 m

Users

2 m
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Zenly Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

91/100

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Zenly Online and Social Media Presence

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Zenly Blogs

Fast, cheap and globally accessible Bazel remote cache on Google Cloud Run & Storage

Remote caching is one of Bazel’s strongest features. In this post, we’re introducing znly/bazel-cache and describing how we deployed a fast (gRPC), cheap (scale to zero, automatic garbage collection) and globally accessible (TLS, authentication) Bazel remote cache.znly/bazel-cacheznly/bazel-cache is…

Scaling the Internationalization Process

Lessons from localizing Zenly for users around the worldInternationalization (i18n), the process of adapting your app to support multiple languages and regions, can be a really time-consuming process involving many different people (engineers, copywriters, translators, etc.). At Zenly, we’ve develop…

Go & iOS: remember to enable Cocoa multithreading

We do a lot of Go on iOS (and Android) at Zenly. We got bitten hard by this one.When working with Go code and interfacing with Cocoa via CGo, any thread may call into the runtime. However, Cocoa isn’t multithreaded by default, and that mode needs to be enabled explicitly:For multithreaded applicatio…

Putting Ice Cream on the Map

Lessons from a viral ice cream truck in Japan. 🍦On November 1st, a select group of users in Japan opened Zenly to find an ice cream truck driving around Tokyo. 3 days and a few laps around the country later, the truck unlocked to unveil Zenly World — an online merch store that we built for our most…

Zenly Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Zenly founded?

    Zenly was founded in 2011.

  • How many employees does Zenly have?

    Zenly has 98 employees.

  • Who are Zenly competitors?

    Competitors of Zenly include Foursquare, Satelles and MacroPoint.

  • Where is Zenly headquarters?

    Zenly headquarters is located at 4 Passage Louis-Philippe, Paris.

  • Where are Zenly offices?

    Zenly has an office in Paris.

  • How many offices does Zenly have?

    Zenly has 1 office.