Badoo was founded by a revered Russian entrepreneur known as Andrey Andreev. The site has been able to redefine the manner in which people view relationships and dating. It has become the largest social network globally, although it has not gained a lot of publicity since its inception. The company has been competing with other online dating sites such as Tinder (GDI).

Andreev also noted that Badoo was responsible for the invention of “swipes.” The Badoo app has a feature whereby people swipe from one page to the next, depending on whether the potential date is appealing. Andrey Andreev has also made sure that Badoo is utilizing GPS technology since it helps lovers to connect easily depending on their location. He is a real technology lover. Andreev does not also give interviews, and that is why there have been many speculations about him.

Forbes has also described Andrey Andreev as a mysterious businessperson who has been able to establish a successful business in the west. The company is currently worth #700 million. Andreev always defends his way of life by saying that he is just an ordinary individual who is not after too much publicity. Nevertheless, he loves London since it is one of the places where he feels at home. He is also passionate about good food. He was born and raised in Moscow, Russia and his original names were Andrey Ogandzhanyants. The name was hard to pronounce, and that is why he is now known as Andrey.

Andreev went to Moscow University where he studied management. Since his parents were relocating to Spain, he saw it fit to drop out. He then established may web businesses in Russia. Some of the business ventures that he created were dealing with online advertising, among other things. Since he was interested in dating platforms, he began by establishing Mamba. The firm was incepted in 2004, and it was a modern dating service. At the moment, the site is still popular in Russia. He then went ahead to launch Badoo in 2006 while in Spain. The company was competing with Facebook until when Andrey Andreev saw it fit to come up with an app-based version of the dating platform after the launch of the iPhone.

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