History & Timeline:
: A dating-focused social network .
Founded by Russian entrepreneur Andrey Andreev (born on 3 February 1974).
Headquarters Limassol, Cyprus and London, United Kingdom.
: Badoo raised $30 million in funding.
: The Russian investor Finam Capital paid $30 million for a 10% stake in Badoo for expansion in Russia.
: Finam now has 20% ownership of Badoo.
: Wired described Badoo as a "mass phenomenon" in Brazil, Mexico, France, Spain, and Italy.
According to The Economist,only 5% of members were paying for the premium services.
Facebook threatened to close Badoo, if it did not become less viral.
: Badoo was ranked 17th in growing Facebook apps.
: it was the most-downloaded dating app in 21 countries.
: Badoo launched a newly redesigned app and brand, adopting the colour purple and an orange heart symbol as its logo.
October 23 : Badoo Pop Up Store
at Cremerie de Paris N°1