WhatsApp, Inc.

WhatsApp, Inc.

WhatsApp, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

2009

Headquarters

1601 Willow Road,Menlo Park, CA 94025

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

5,001 - 10K

Industries

Computer Software
Consumer Services
Other Business & Consulting Services
Internet Software & Services

Company Description

WhatsApp, Inc. operates as a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows users to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. Its messenger is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia. In addition to basic messaging WhatsApp users can create groups, send each other unlimited images, video and audio media messages. The company was founded by Jan Koum and Brian Acton in 2009 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Operating Officer

Head of Global Channel Strategy

Head of Partnerships

Director

Head, Whatsapp India

Spokesman

Vice President

Customer Care Agent

Product Manager

Privacy Policy Manager

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Advisors & Consultants
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Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$25K - $50K
2013
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