Blurb® is an independent publishing platform and community that enables designers, personal book-makers, authors, photographers and businesses to create, publish, share, sell, and distribute photo books, trade books, and magazines in print and digital formats. With free book creation and layout tools—including our desktop publishing tool BookWright®, online bookmaking tool Blurb Bookify™, a plug-in for Adobe® InDesign, and a PDF Uploader —Blurb simplifies publishing for everyone. Both print on demand and offset print solutions are available, with options to sell print and digital books through Amazon and Blurb’s online bookstore, distribute via the Ingram catalog to 39,000 online and offline bookstores, plus sell through Apple’s iBooks Store. Founded in 2005 by CEO Eileen Gittins, Blurb has more than 1.6 million book authors worldwide, resulting in 4.1 million unique book titles so far. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and can be found online at
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
186 (est)
Blurb was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People/Management at Blurb

Todd Larsen

Todd Larsen

Gene Domecus

Gene Domecus

Liz Allen

Liz Allen

Kelly Leach

Kelly Leach

SVP/General Manager
Bruce Watermann

Bruce Watermann

SVP, Operations

Blurb Office Locations

Blurb has an office in San Francisco
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Blurb Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$21.6 m

Latest funding size

$2.5 m

Time since last funding

over 9 years


Blurb's latest funding round in October 2008 was reported to be $2.5 m. In total, Blurb has raised $21.6 m

Blurb Median Salaries

Source: 10 public H-1B filings from Blurb

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