Founding History of Snap

Founded by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown.

Incorporated as Future Freshman LLC in July 2010.

Started design and development in April 2011.

Amended the company name to Toyopa Group LLC in June 2011.

Purchased the picaboo.me domain and launched the Picaboo app in July 2011.

Purchased the snapchat.me domain name and launched the Snapchat app in September 2011.

Purchased the snapchat.com domain name in February 2012.

Amended the company name to Snapchat Inc. in May 2012.

Amended the company name to Snap Inc. in September 2016.

Raised more than $2.6 billion in 7 funding rounds.

Started trading on the NYSE in March 2017.

Headquartered in Santa Monica, USA.

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Year 1 of Snap

Backstory


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Version 1 of Snap (Mobile App)

SEP 2011

Stats of Snap (Pre-IPO)

2010 to 2013

2014 to 2017

Full Year 1 of Snap

Y1 of Snap.pdf

APR 2011 to MAR 2012

Extras of Snap

2010 JUL.pdf

2010 JUL Articles of Incorporation

Form S-1.pdf

2017 FEB Form S-1