Who are the people behind Telegram?

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Steilla Leon asked 14-Mar-2022 in troubleshooting by Steilla Leon

Who are the people behind Telegram?

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Hitesh Vohra answered 19-Mar-2022 by Hitesh Vohra

 The people behind Telegram:

Who are the people behind Telegram?

  • Nikolai and Pavel Durov, brothers, founded Telegram in 2013.
  • VK, a Russian social network (and Facebook competitor), was also started by the brothers, but they later left.
  • Durov invested in the app, and Axel Neff (an American who formerly worked at VK) joined as a co-founder.
  • Although the corporation began operations in Russia, it subsequently relocated to Berlin, Germany
  • Durov's staff is now situated in Dubai and Saint Petersburg, according to media.
  • Pavel Durov is the creator and proprietor of Telegram, a messaging service with over 500 million users worldwide. Telegram has been made free to use by Durov, and it competes with chat programmes such as WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook.


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