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Animoto is a company that provides a cloud-based video creation service. Its platform allows users to produce video from photos, video clips, and music into video slideshows. Consumers, businesses, marketers, and photographers around the world use Animoto to turn content they already have into videos.

HQNew York, NY, US
Employee Ratings4.3
Overall CultureB+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)102(-1%)
Job Openings2
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Animoto

Brad Jefferson

Brad Jefferson

CEO & Co-Founder
Jason Hsiao

Jason Hsiao

Co-Founder & President
Jonas Gerber

Jonas Gerber

VP Business Development
Alex Beskin

Alex Beskin

Head of Analytics
Paul Yokota

Paul Yokota

Director of Product Management
Stevie Clifton

Stevie Clifton

Head of Product
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Animoto Office Locations

Animoto has offices in New York, San Francisco, San Jose and Cork
New York, NY, US (HQ)
10 Astor Place, 440 Lafayette St
San Francisco, CA, US
1543 Sloat Blvd, San Francisco
San Jose, CA, US
6081 Meridian Ave suite 70 - 151
Cork, IE
Ashton Place, Gardiner's Hill, Montenotte
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Animoto Financials and Metrics

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Animoto total Funding

$30 m

Animoto latest funding size

$25 m

Time since last funding

11 years ago

Animoto investors

Animoto's latest funding round in June 2011 was reported to be $25 m. In total, Animoto has raised $30 m
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Animoto Operating Metrics

Animoto's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 1 m in Jun, 2018.
Jan, 2014Jun, 2018

Enterprise Customers

1 m

Patents Issued


Paying Customers

40 k


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Animoto Cybersecurity Score

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Animoto Online and Social Media Presence

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Animoto News and Updates

The time Animoto almost brought AWS to its knees

Today, Amazon Web Services is a mainstay in the cloud infrastructure services market, a $60 billion juggernaut of a business. But in 2008, it was still new, working to keep its head above water and handle growing demand for its cloud servers. In fact, 15 years ago last week, the company launched Ama…

Apple Files for Patent for ‘External Recording Indicators’ for ‘Apple Glasses’

Apple has filed for a patent (number 20210191133) for “external recording indicators.” It involves “Apple Glasses,” the rumored augmented reality (AR)/virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display.

Apple Warns Of Product Shortage Due To Supply Chain Issue

Apple has new iPad Pros and updated Macs. And you can order them now, but you may not receive them for a while. This week, the company, which we should say is among NPR's financial supporters, warned that it cannot keep up with demand because of a global shortage of semiconductor computer chips, the…

RollWorks Joins Adobe Exchange Experience Cloud Program as an Accelerate Partner

RollWorks, a division of NextRoll, has joined the Adobe Exchange Experience Cloud Program as an Accelerate partner, building on an existing partnership and integration between Marketo Engage, a complete solution for lead management, and the RollWorks account-based platform. This best-in-class ABM in…

Animoto Partners with LinkedIn Marketing Solutions to Facilitate Video Creation for Marketers

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Animoto, the company that makes it easy for anyone to create professional marketing videos, announced that they have joined the LinkedIn Marketing Partner program. Animoto has released six new video templates that they created in collaboration with...

Animoto Releases 2018 State of Social Video Consumer and Marketer Trends Report

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Animoto, the company that makes it easy for anyone to create professional marketing videos, released its 2018 State of Social Video: Consumer Trends Report and its accompanying 2018 State of Social Video: Marketer Trends Report. These two releases...
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Animoto Blogs

3 New Templates Designed to Help You Post Weekly

You and I both know that creating an eye-catching video with Animoto is a piece of cake. But then what? You’ve heard that you’re supposed to be making videos every week, maybe even multiple times a week. But how? With what content? With what time? Don’t worry. We understand that for many entrepreneu…

5 Steps to Resize Your Video and Reach More People

The more people that see your video, the more likely it is to be successful. One of the most effective, and easiest, ways to get your video in front of more eyeballs is to share your video in more places. So can you just take the square video you created for Facebook and share it on the rest of your…

The simple formula for creating videos that stand out on IG stories

Chin up! The brand or influencer you follow and admire for producing amazing IG Stories didn’t just wake up one day with thousands or even millions of views. Their success is the result of consistency and trying new things to see what works best for their audiences. If you’re looking for attention, …

7 Upbeat, Commercial Songs for Your Next Advertising Video on IG Stories

Selecting the right background music for videos on IG stories can really emphasize your marketing messages. However, the native Instagram music sticker that people use to add songs to their IG stories is only available from personal Instagram accounts, and not in Instagram business accounts due to …

Vanessa Joy: Is TikTok Your Next Big Marketing Outlet?

As a wedding photographer, I only shoot 25 weddings per year. When I share a video on social media, I just need that one person to see if that will end up being a client. In fact, one of the TikTok videos I posted got me leads before it had even hit a thousand views. It's not about having a million …

Animoto 3 is Officially Launching: What You Need to Know

We’ve been listening to feedback from our beta users, and we’ve made a ton of functional improvements to help you create videos you’re proud of. During the week of August 24th, Animoto 3 will officially launch. Animoto 3 is a faster, easier way for you to create videos that get noticed, and we’re e…
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Animoto Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Animoto founded?

    Animoto was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Animoto key executives?

    Animoto's key executives are Brad Jefferson, Jason Hsiao and Jonas Gerber.

  • How many employees does Animoto have?

    Animoto has 102 employees.

  • Who are Animoto competitors?

    Competitors of Animoto include Jivox, Wibbitz and Shakr Media.

  • Where is Animoto headquarters?

    Animoto headquarters is located at 10 Astor Place, 440 Lafayette St, New York.

  • Where are Animoto offices?

    Animoto has offices in New York, San Francisco, San Jose and Cork.

  • How many offices does Animoto have?

    Animoto has 4 offices.