Badoo is an online community that aims to provide its members with the ability to communicate and share their lives with people both locally and around the globe. Its many features include the in photo/video sharing and social networking. More importantly, though, Badoo aims to allow its users to gain an instant mass audience for themselves and their work. One of Badoo's strengths lies in giving the user direct control over the size of their audience. With their patented system, members can activate features that instantly gain more exposure for their profile. Badoo added to that the ability for instant messaging, lightning quick uploads of photos/videos, and the transparency of being able to see who views their profile and individual entries. Badoo's main pitch is that it carries no advertising, avoiding the kinds of issues Facebook had with Beacon. Instead, Badoo derives its main revenue from offering users the chance to pay to be popular. Badoo is owned by Russian entrepreneur Andrey Andreev. It is the majority owner of dating app Bumble.
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Latest Badoo News
Feb 1, 2023
02/01/2023 | 05:06pm EST Message : *Required fields Bumble Inc. (NASDAQ: BMBL), the parent company of Bumble, Badoo, and Fruitz, today announced that it will report financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ending December 31, 2022, following the close of market on Wednesday, February 22, 2023. The Company will host a live webcast of its conference call to discuss the results at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time on that day. The webcast of the call, the earnings release, and any related materials will be accessible on the Investors section of the Company’s website at https://ir.bumble.com . A webcast replay will be available approximately two hours after the conclusion of the live event. About Bumble Inc. Bumble Inc. is the parent company of Bumble, Badoo, and Fruitz. The Bumble platform enables people to connect and build equitable and healthy relationships. Founded by CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd in 2014, Bumble was one of the first dating apps built with women at the center and connects people across dating (Bumble Date), friendship (Bumble BFF) and professional networking (Bumble Bizz). Badoo, which was founded in 2006, is one of the pioneers of web and mobile dating products. Fruitz, founded in 2017, encourages open and honest communication of dating intentions through playful fruit metaphors. For more information about Bumble, please visit www.bumble.com and follow @Bumble on social platforms. View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230201005762/en/ © Business Wire 2023
Badoo Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was Badoo founded?
Badoo was founded in 2006.
Where is Badoo's headquarters?
Badoo's headquarters is located at 13 Hawley Crescent, London.
What is Badoo's latest funding round?
Badoo's latest funding round is Series A.
How much did Badoo raise?
Badoo raised a total of $30M.
Who are the investors of Badoo?
Investors of Badoo include SPC Smalls.
Who are Badoo's competitors?
Competitors of Badoo include Coffee Meets Bagel and 2 more.
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