500px is a company developing a photo community and marketplace platform. it allows users to discover, share, buy, and sell photography.

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyVisual China Group
HQToronto, CA
Founded2009
Websiteweb.500px.com
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
500px was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Toronto, CA

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Key People/Management at 500px

Aneta Filiciak

Aneta Filiciak

CEO
Alexander Schwertner

Alexander Schwertner

VP of Product
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500px Office Locations

500px has an office in Toronto
Toronto, CA (HQ)
22 Duncan St
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500px Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2009

Total Funding

$22.3 m

Investors

In total, 500px had raised $22.3 m. 500px is a subsidiary of Visual China Group

500px Cybersecurity Score

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C

76/100

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500px Online and Social Media Presence

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500px News and Updates

Startup jobs of the week: Chisel AI, 500px, Smart Nora

Every day, Canada’s tech startups post their latest and greatest job opportunities on Jobs.BetaKit, powered by Jobbio. From early-stage to Series B and beyond,...

500px reveals major breach that compromised user data

The breach happened back in 2018 but was only discovered now. 500px, the online community for photographers, has revealed that they have discovered a major data breach. In a blog post today the company revealed that on February 8 they launched an investigation into a potential security issue their e…

Personal information of 14.8 million 500px users leaked in security breach

Disclosed by 500px on February 13, 2019

The World Needs Bio-Engineered Ethical Humans More Than It Needs Geo-Engineering

Climate change is accelerating, but most people fail to take the threat seriously. How to explain such nonchalance in the face of certain destruction?

China Set To Exceed 210 Gigawatt Wind Power Target By 2020

China's recently-announced switch from a Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme to a competitive auction mechanism will help the country surpass its national cumulative wind power target of 210 gigawatts (GW) by 2020 and install more than 20 GW per year on average over the next 10 years

Federal Judge Dismisses NYC Climate Change Law Suit

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by New York City against 5 major oil companies, ruling that Congress has given the EPA the exclusive right to file such legal actions. Yes, that EPA. Is there no branch of government that will protect citizens from the damage caused by fossil fuels or ho…
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500px Blogs

The ultimate guide to minimalist photography

The minimalist trend in commercial photography is all about pared-down color palettes, graphic compositions, and simple beauty. The post The ultimate guide to minimalist photography appeared first on 500px.

Nine tips for building your photography portfolio

These are our top tips for cultivating and building a portfolio from scratch, including brainstorming new shoot ideas and connecting with the right clients. The post Nine tips for building your photography portfolio appeared first on 500px.

Best practices: Planning your commercial shoot with a shot list

Learn how you can easily implement shot lists into your upcoming photoshoots, regardless of your subject, concept, or budget. The post Best practices: Planning your commercial shoot with a shot list appeared first on 500px.

500px Commercial Grants: Project #ShowUs

500px is awarding five $1,000 US Commercial Grants to woman-identifying and non-binary photographers who want to tell their stories as part of the Project #ShowUs Commercial Grant. The post 500px Commercial Grants: Project #ShowUs appeared first on 500px.

Your ultimate commercial checklist before you hit ‘submit to Licensing’

Here’s our essential, easy-to-follow checklist to use next time you submit your photos for Licensing to boost your acceptance rate and your sales. The post Your ultimate commercial checklist before you hit ‘submit to Licensing’ appeared first on 500px.

Capturing the online shopping experience in commercial photography

The rise of online shopping hasn’t only changed how and where brands and marketers reach customers; it’s also transformed the kinds of visuals they use. The post Capturing the online shopping experience in commercial photography appeared first on 500px.
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500px Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was 500px founded?

    500px was founded in 2009.

  • Who are 500px key executives?

    500px's key executives are Aneta Filiciak and Alexander Schwertner.

  • How many employees does 500px have?

    500px has 211 employees.

  • Who are 500px competitors?

    Competitors of 500px include SmartShoot, Shutterstock and Nectar.

  • Where is 500px headquarters?

    500px headquarters is located at 22 Duncan St, Toronto.

  • Where are 500px offices?

    500px has an office in Toronto.

  • How many offices does 500px have?

    500px has 1 office.