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About Snap

Snap (NYSE: SNAP) operates as a media and messaging platform. It enables users to create, share, and consume primarily video-based user-generated content, curated content, and content from a community of third-party publishers. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Santa Monica, California.

Headquarters Location

3000 31st Street

Santa Monica, California, 90405,

United States




Expert Collections containing Snap

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Snap is included in 4 Expert Collections, including Conference Exhibitors.


Conference Exhibitors

6,062 items

Companies that will be exhibiting at CES 2018


Market Research & Consumer Insights

721 items

This collection is comprised of companies using tech to better identify emerging trends and improve product development. It also includes companies helping brands and retailers conduct market research to learn about target shoppers, like their preferences, habits, and behaviors.


Sales & Customer Service

1,015 items

Companies offering technology-driven solutions for brands and retailers to enable customer service before, during, and after in-store and online shopping.


Store tech (In-store retail tech)

306 items

This collection looks at the tech-enabled companies helping brands and retailers promote their products and compel customers to buy.

Snap Patents

Snap has filed 2801 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • software architecture
  • social networking services
  • videotelephony
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Artificial neural networks, Image processing, Machine learning, Artificial intelligence, Neural networks


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Related Topics

Artificial neural networks, Image processing, Machine learning, Artificial intelligence, Neural networks



Latest Snap News

Mishaal Ashemimry, Saudi Arabia's First Female Aerospace Engineer, Joins the Snap Stars Creators community

Dec 8, 2023

News Provided By Share This Article Mishaal Ashemimry, Saudi Arabia's First Female Aerospace Engineer is a Snap Stars Creator RIAYDH, SAUDI ARABIA, December 8, 2023 / / -- Snapchat, a leading multimedia messaging app, announces the addition of Mishaal Ashemimry to its pool of verified Snap Stars creators. Mishaal, the first female aerospace engineer in Saudi Arabia and the GCC, joins as an influential figure, breaking barriers, and inspiring countless individuals. Mishaal has been in the aerospace engineering field for years, specializing in aircraft, space vehicles, and rockets. Recognized with the Inspirational Woman Award in 2015. Snapchat takes pride in its commitment to diversity, providing a platform for voices from various backgrounds and fields. Mishaal's addition reinforces Snapchat's dedication to showcasing influential voices and fostering connections. Mishaal Ashemimry shared, "My pioneering journey as the GCC's first female aerospace engineer carries a profound responsibility—to inspire others to achieve more through my experiences and expertise, I will dedicate myself to educating and encouraging my followers on Snapchat, urging them to dream big and persevere in the pursuit their passion and dreams that leave a positive footprint." With over 22 million monthly users in Saudi Arabia, Snapchat has become integral to Saudis' daily lives. The platform's commitment to diversity is evident in its large and engaged creator ecosystem. Saudi Arabia has emerged as one of Snapchat's largest creator communities, reaching over 90% of 13- to 34-year-olds, with 71% of parents in Saudi using Snapchat. Snapchatters in Saudi Arabia open the app over 50 times per day on average, highlighting the platform's popularity. Its appeal lies in helping users express themselves, build real connections, and stay connected with loved ones. Ali Alshehri, Talent Partnership Manager at Snapchat Saudi Arabia, expressed, "As Saudi Arabia rides the wave of change under Vision 2030, we're excited to be a part of it. Welcoming Mishaal to our Snap Star fam is a commitment to being your go-to spot for real and positive vibes and inspiring stories." Snapchat anticipates witnessing Mishaal Ashemimry's impact and is eager to be a platform that amplifies diverse voices – fostering a space where creators like Mishaal can inspire, connect, and make a positive impact on our global community. Sara FALIH

Snap Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Snap founded?

    Snap was founded in 2011.

  • Where is Snap's headquarters?

    Snap's headquarters is located at 3000 31st Street, Santa Monica.

  • What is Snap's latest funding round?

    Snap's latest funding round is PIPE.

  • How much did Snap raise?

    Snap raised a total of $2.614B.

  • Who are the investors of Snap?

    Investors of Snap include Alwaleed bin Talal, CapitalG, Morgan Stanley, Institutional Venture Partners, Fidelity Investments and 33 more.

  • Who are Snap's competitors?

    Competitors of Snap include Stops, Hike, Wanna, EmbodyMe, Wickr and 7 more.


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