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Founded Year

2009

Stage

Acquired | Acquired

Total Raised

$60M

Valuation

$0000 

Revenue

$0000 

About WhatsApp

WhatsApp is a secure messaging application. It allows users to send text messages, photos, videos, and voice messages to other users who are also using WhatsApp. It was founded in 2009 and is based in Menlo Park, California. In February 2014, WhatsApp was acquired by Meta.

Headquarters Location

1601 Willow Road

Menlo Park, California, 94025,

United States

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WhatsApp Patents

WhatsApp has filed 166 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • videotelephony
  • social networking services
  • instant messaging clients
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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

4/25/2022

1/23/2024

Social networking services, Instant messaging clients, Cryptography, Community websites, Virtual communities

Grant

Application Date

4/25/2022

Grant Date

1/23/2024

Title

Related Topics

Social networking services, Instant messaging clients, Cryptography, Community websites, Virtual communities

Status

Grant

Latest WhatsApp News

Give it your best shot, J-1ers are told

Feb 23, 2024

NewsFebruary 22, 2024by Irish Echo Staff Facebook WhatsApp J1 Visa holders seeking work in New York were told they should ‘sell themselves’ positively to prospective employers. “You’re in the world capital of capitalism so your potential employer wants to know what you can do for them,” said Gemma Allen of Forbes. ms Allen was taking part in a panel offering tips to J-1 Visa holders. Fellow-panellists were Jim O’Keefe, Fiona McEntee and Gavin McMahon while chairing the discussion was Sophie Colgan, creator of the Navigating New York podcast. Ms Allen urged established Irish in the Big Apple to help the new arrivals. “Here they say your network is your net worth she said so if you can help a J-1 Visa holder build their network, please do so.” The Graduate Gateway initiative, attended by around 159 people, including over 50 J-1 Visa holders, was also addressed by Irish Minister for the Diaspora Seán Fleming TD. Sign up to The Irish Echo Newsletter Sign up today to get daily, up-to-date news and views from Irish America. Organisers of the event included the Emerald Iale Emigration Center, Digital Irish and the IBO. Caroline Reagan of Irish Network NYC said the gathering represented “a breakthrough for the Irish in New York”. ”Finally the Irish organisations have pulled together to provide solid help and cogent information for these young people who are trying to find their way in a new and challenging environment.” Facebook

WhatsApp Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was WhatsApp founded?

    WhatsApp was founded in 2009.

  • Where is WhatsApp's headquarters?

    WhatsApp's headquarters is located at 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park.

  • What is WhatsApp's latest funding round?

    WhatsApp's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did WhatsApp raise?

    WhatsApp raised a total of $60M.

  • Who are the investors of WhatsApp?

    Investors of WhatsApp include Meta and Sequoia Capital.

  • Who are WhatsApp's competitors?

    Competitors of WhatsApp include X, CircleIt, Hike, Feedback Medical, 11Sight and 7 more.

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