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Animoto is a cloud-based video creation service that produces 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 that stand out in a video-first world.

HQNew York, US
Employee Ratings4.2

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)126

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
Rebecca Brooks

Rebecca Brooks

Director, Communications
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Animoto Office Locations

Animoto has offices in New York and San Francisco
New York, US (HQ)
10 Astor Place, 440 Lafayette St
San Francisco, US
San Francisco
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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

8 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

Patent Applications


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…
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Animoto Blogs

21 YouTube Video Ideas to Get You Started

If you’re looking to get started with YouTube, whether it’s for your business or just for fun, one of the hardest parts is coming up with ideas. To help you…

9 Business Video Ideas for Driving Sales

According to our recent survey, 93% of marketers posting videos on social media say it’s landed them a new customer. And consumers named video as the #1 type of content…

Why Marketers Should Stop Treating All Social Platforms the Same

We recently spent $30,000 across YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to find out what type of videos perform best on each platform. What did we learn? People are using each…

17 Creative Birthday Video Ideas

When it comes to birthdays, a video can be an inventive way to make your birthday greeting more fun and feel more personal. But creativity doesn’t have to be complicated.…

3 Reasons to Start Using More Video on Twitter

Looking for tips for getting more engagement on Twitter? Video is a great way to step up your Twitter game. Read on and we’ll explain 4 ways that using video…

Design & Imagery Tips for Your Valentine Videos

Whether you’re looking to make a valentine video for your loved one or for your business, you want it to look great. That’s why we’ve put together some design and…
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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 126 employees.

  • Who are Animoto competitors?

    Competitors of Animoto include TechSmith, Wibbitz and WeVideo.

  • 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 and San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Animoto have?

    Animoto has 2 offices.