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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, US
Employee Ratings4.3
Culture scoreA+

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)97(-3%)
Job Openings2

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, US (HQ)
10 Astor Place, 440 Lafayette St
San Francisco, US
333 Kearny St 6th floor, San Francisco
San Jose, 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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Founding Date


Animoto total Funding

$30 m

Animoto latest funding size

$25 m

Time since last funding

9 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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Animoto News and Updates

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...

Animoto Selects New Vice President of Marketing

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Animoto, the company that makes it easy for anyone to create professional marketing videos, today announced that Edward Angstadt has joined their executive team. Mr. Angstadt is the most recent addition to Animoto's leadership team after Michelle...

Animoto and Getty Images Partnership Addresses the Growing Video Needs of Businesses

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Animoto, the company that makes it easy for anyone to create professional marketing videos, today launched an integration with Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications. Now fortified with a robust, searchable library of Getty Images...

Virtual Tour Software Market 2018: Overview, Industry Top Manufactures, Size, Growth Analysis, Trend, Forecast year 2023 And Top Key Players like - Roundme, Animoto, iStaging, Cadsoft, ThingLink, 3DVista

Virtual tour software for real estate and tourism marketing. A virtual tour is a simulation of an existing location, usually composed of a sequence of videos or still images. This comprehensive Virtual Tour Software research report includes a brief on these trends that can help the businesses operat…

Animoto hack exposes personal information, geolocation data

Animoto, a cloud-based video maker service for social media sites, has revealed a data breach. The breach occurred on July 10 but was confirmed by the company in early August, and later reported to the California attorney general. Names, dates of birth, and user email addresses were accessed by hack…

Animoto Blogs

How to Post on Instagram from your Computer

By linking your Facebook Business account with your Instagram Business account, you can start posting, replying to direct messages and comments, and even checking your post analytics from your computer. In this article, w…

Guide to Facebook Stories for Business

Facebook Stories are growing in popularity. Facebook Stories currently have 500 million daily users and more than 3 million advertisers. Facebook Stories can help you reach an even broader audience. In this guide, we’ll s…

2019 Holiday Video Marketing Trends [Infographic]

This year, our Social Video Trends: Marketer Insights for 2020 report found 93% of businesses got a new customer because of a video on social media. So, it’s no surprise that more and more businesses are making video a part of their social media marketing efforts year round. And the holidays are no …

4 Ways Bloggers are Getting Results with Video

You put your all into writing your blog. It deserves attention. In this article, we’ll show you how to use video to drive more traffic, increase engagement, and even make money from your blog content. We’ll share 4 ways t…

Complete Guide to Instagram Story Ads

Over 500 million people are looking at Instagram Stories every single day. And paired with the targeting capabilities in Facebook Ads Manager, there’s a huge opportunity to reach new customers with Instagram Story ads. In…

October Social Holidays to Celebrate with Video

The holidays may be right around the corner. But while you’re getting ready for the big ones coming up at the end of the year, we’ve put together a few ideas to help you fill out your October social calendar. October Soci…
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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 97 employees.

  • Who are Animoto competitors?

    Competitors of Animoto include Wideo, Jivox 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.