Snapchat

Snapchat

Snapchat

Overview
Date Founded

2010

Headquarters

63 Market Street, Venice, CA, 90291, USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

2,884

Industries

Internet Software & Services
Computer Software
Other Business & Consulting Services
IT Consulting & Services
Holding Companies
Consumer Services

Company Description

Snap, Inc. engages in the operation of its camera platform. Its products include Snapchat, using the camera and editing tools to take and share Snaps, Friends Page, which lets users create and use Stories, Groups, Video and Chat, Discover for searching and surfacing relevant Stories, Snap Map, which shows friends, Stories and Snaps near the user, Memories, for saving personal collections, and Spectacles, wearable sunglasses capable of taking Snaps and interacting directly with the Snapchat application. The company's primary source of revenue is advertising. Snap was founded by Frank Reginald Brown IV, Evan Thomas Spiegel, and Robert C. Murphy in 2010 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA.

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Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Co-Founder

Chief Financial Officer

General Counsel

Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Strategy Officer

Chief Business Officer

Chief Accounting Officer

Chief Communications Officer

Senior Vice President, Engineering

Board of Directors

Professional at Snapchat

Co-Founder at Snapchat

Co-Founder at Snapchat

Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

Property Manager at General Electric Company

Creative Advisor, CBS This Morning at CBS Corp.

Former Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Silicon Graphics International Corp.

Head-Brand Marketing at Glossier, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at McAfee LLC

General Partner at Meritech Capital Partners

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Owners & Shareholders
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Morgan Stanley Investment Management strives to provide outstanding long-term investment performance and best-in-class service to a diverse client base, which includes governments, institutions, corporations and individuals worldwide. Their global structure leverages the breadth, depth and access of the Morgan Stanley franchise to provide their clients a comprehensive suite of investment management solutions.

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Slate Path Capital seeks to achieve risk-adjusted capital growth over the long-term through a fundamental, research-based, security selection process. The funds that invest in Slate Path's Flagship Master Fund are global long-short funds that focus primarily on equities but also have significant non-equity positions. The funds that invest in the SPJ Master Fund are long-short funds that focus on Japanese securities, securities in or related to the Chinese capital markets, and other themes pursued by the Flagship Master Fund. The funds' portfolios include both long and short positions. Investments include a variety of equity- or debt-related instruments, including equity and non-equity-related derivatives, swaps, options, commodities, foreign currency, futures and forward contracts, as well as any other instruments Slate Path deems appropriate in order to seek to both maximize returns and minimize risks. The funds employ significant leverage, take concentrated positions and may experience significant volatility as part of their strategy.

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Jericho Capital Asset Management seeks to generate superior risk-adjusted returns primarily through managing long and short equity positions with a focus on the global technology, media and entertainment and telecommunications sectors. The Master Fund invests in companies located in developed and emerging markets, including without limitation, North America, the United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, the Russian Federation, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America.

Recent Transactions
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Foursquare Labs, Inc. purchases Placed, Inc. from Snapchat

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Snapchat purchases Downstream Ai, Inc. from Newbury Ventures, Inc., The Gramercy Fund LLC, London Venture Partners LLP, Olive Tree Capital Management Ltd.

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Snapchat purchases PlayCanvas Ltd. from DC Thomson Ventures

Insider Transactions
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Transaction Advisors
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Advisors & Consultants
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Partner, Palo Alto at Cooley LLP

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Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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Former Partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP

Clients

Daily Mail & General Trust Plc engages in the management of multinational portfolio of entrepreneurial companies. It produces information for the insurance, property, energy education, and finance sectors. It also provides news and entertainment services. It operates through the following segments: RMS, dmg information, dmg events, Euromoney, and dmg media. The RMS segment provides risk models, software application, and analytical data services used by the global risk and insurance industry to quantify and manage catastrophic risk. The dmg Information segment offers business-to-business (B2B) information and analysis for the property, education, and energy sectors. The dmg Events segment consists of international B2B exhibitions and conferences organizer, focusing on the energy, construction, interiors, and hotel and hospitality sectors. The Euromoney segment focuses on global asset management, capital markets, and commodities sectors. The dmg Media segment acts as an international publisher with a print and digital portfolio. The company was founded by Alfred Charles William Harmsworth and Harold Harmsworth in 1896 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Eventbrite, Inc. provides event management services encompassing online ticketing, event hosting, organization, promotion and advertising. The company was founded by Alan Michael Braverman, Renaud Visage, Kevin E. Hartz and Julia Hartz in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Métropole Télévision SA engages in the provision of television broadcasting services. It operates through following business segments: M6 TV Network, Digital Channels, Diversification and Audiovisual Rights, and Eliminations and Unallocated Items. The M6 TV Network segment includes the M6 TV channel and all the main associated activities such as production, co-production, and advertising agency activities. The Digital Channels segment includes Group channels that are broadcast on the DTT network or as part of packages broadcast by broadband, cable or satellite. The Diversification and Audiovisual Rights segment includes all activities considered independent, in part or in full, from the TV channel broadcasting business. The Eliminations and Unallocated Items segment relates to the cost of the share purchase and subscription plans, the cost of the free share allocation plans, the net profit of property companies and dormant companies, and the unallocated consolidation restatements primarily corresponding to the elimination of intra-Group gains on the disposal non-current assets or inventories. The company was founded on October 13, 1986 and is headquartered in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$21.4B
Total Enterprise Value
$5.9B
Earnings Per Share
$-0.97
Revenue
$1.18B
Net Profit
$-1.26B
EBITDA
$-1.14B
EBITDAMargin
-96.89%
Total Debt
$16.8M
Total Equity
$2.31B
Enterprise Value Sales
5x
TEVNet Income
-4.7x
Debt TEV
0x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
171.99%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$1,000 - $4,999
2016
$5,000 - $10K
2016
$2,500 - $4,999
2015
Investments
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Marshmallow Financial Services Ltd. is a startup company. The firm provides financial services. The company was founded by David Goate, Oliver Kent-Braham and Alexander Kent-Braham in 2017 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Love Stories TV, Inc. operates as a media company building a library of real wedding films. The company was founded by Rachel Jo Silver in 2016 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Investors
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Sequoia Capital invests in seed to early stage companies. The firm focuses on energy, financial services, healthcare, Internet, mobile and technology sectors. Within the energy sector, the firm seeks to partner with start-ups focused on the alternative energy, conventional energy, energy efficiency, energy storage and energy services markets.

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Founder & Chief Strategy Officer at Iliad SA

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Co-Founder at Insight Venture Partners

Suppliers
Amazon.com, Inc. IT Consulting & Services | Seattle, Washington

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following business segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The North America segment includes retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca. The International segment offers retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through internationally-focused websites. The Amazon Web Services segment involves in the global sales of compute, storage, database, and AWS service offerings for start-ups, enterprises, government agencies, and academic institutions. The company was founded by Jeffrey P. Bezos in July 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Alphabet, Inc. Internet Software & Services | MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA

Alphabet, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the business of acquisition and operation of different companies. It operates through the Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes its main Internet products such as Ads, Android, Chrome, Commerce, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Hardware, Search, and YouTube. The Other Bets segment includes businesses such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo, and X. The company was founded by Lawrence E. Page and Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin on October 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Columbia Property Trust, Inc. Real Estate | Atlanta, GA

Columbia Property Trust, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust. It own, operates and develops class-A office buildings in U.S. office markets, primarily in New York, San Francisco, Atlanta and Washington, D.C. The company was founded on July 3, 2003 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Competitors
Facebook, Inc. Internet Software & Services - MENLO PARK, CA

Facebook, Inc. engages in the development of social media applications for people to connect through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces. It enables users to share opinions, ideas, photos, videos, and other activities online. Its products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum, and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

Tencent Holdings Ltd. Internet Software & Services - Shenzhen, GD

Founded in November, 1998, Tencent has grown into one of China's largest and most used Internet service portal. Since its establishment over the last decade, Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. On June 16, 2004, Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700) went public on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is Tencent's mission to enhance the quality of human life through Internet services. Presently, Tencent is providing value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services". Tencent’s leading Internet platforms in China – QQ (QQ Instant Messenger), QQ.com, QQ Games, Qzone, 3g.QQ.com, SoSo, PaiPai and Tenpay – have brought together China's largest Internet community, to meet the various needs of Internet users including communication, information, entertainment, e-commerce and others. As of Sep 30, 2011, the active QQ users accounts for QQ IM amounted to 711.7 million while its peak concurrent users reached 145.4 million. The development of Tencent has profoundly influenced the ways hundreds of millions of Internet users communicate with one another as well as their lifestyles. It also brings possibilities of a wider range of applications to the China’s Internet industry. Looking forward, Tencent remains committed to enhancing its development and innovation capabilities while strengthening its nationwide branding for its long term development. More than 50% of Tencent employees are R&D staff. Tencent has obtained patents relating to the technologies in various areas: instant messaging, e-commerce, online payment services, search engine, information security, gaming, and many more. In 2007, Tencent invested more than RMB100 million in setting up the Tencent Research Institute, China's first Internet research institute, with campuses in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. The institute focuses on the self-development of core Internet technologies, in pursuing its development and innovation for the industry. Tencent's long term vision is to become the most respected Internet enterprise. In order to fulfill corporate social responsibilities and to promote civil Internet communities, Tencent has been actively participating in public charity programs. In 2006, Tencent inaugurated the Tencent Charity Fund, the first charity foundation set up by a Chinese Internet enterprise, and the public charity website gongyi.qq.com. The website focuses on youth education, assisting impoverished communities, care for the disadvantaged, and disaster relief. Tencent has currently begun a number of public charity projects across China. It strives to help build a harmonious society and to become a good corporate citizen

Twitter, Inc. Internet Software & Services - San Francisco, CA

Twitter, Inc. is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It provides a network that connects users to people, information, ideas, opinions, and news. The company's services include live commentary, live connections and live conversations. Its application provides social networking services and micro-blogging services through mobile devices and the Internet. The company can also be used as a marketing tool for businesses. It's products and services include Twitter, Periscope, Promoted Tweets, Promoted Accounts and Promoted Trends. Twitter was founded by Jack Dorsey, Christopher Isaac Stone, Noah E. Glass, Jeremy LaTrasse, and Evan Williams on March 21, 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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