EyeEm is a global photography community and marketplace. Through its free app, available through the App Store and Google Play, EyeEm is a place for photographers of any ability to share, interact, and learn more about photography. Through EyeEm’s photo missions and marketplace, photographers on the platform are able to showcase their work to brands, individuals and any other third parties interested in licensing images. There are currently over 60 million images from over 15 million photographers on the platform.

The company was founded in Berlin in 2011 by photo-enthusiasts Florian Meissner, Lorenz Aschoff, Ramzi Rizk and Gen Sadakane with a strong belief in the quality and community of mobile photography.

EyeEm has raised $24M to date from Valar Ventures, Earlybird Ventures, Passion Capital, Wellington Partners and Atlantic Labs.

Company Growth (employees)
Berlin, DE
Size (employees)
137 (est)
EyeEm was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Berlin, DE

EyeEm Office Locations

EyeEm has offices in Berlin, San Francisco and New York
Berlin, DE (HQ)
41 Kohlfurter Str.
New York, US
1801 150 W 28th St
San Francisco, US
Mission St
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EyeEm Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$24 m

Latest funding size

$18 m

Time since last funding

almost 3 years


EyeEm's latest funding round in April 2015 was reported to be $18 m. In total, EyeEm has raised $24 m

EyeEm Financials


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

305.4 k
GBPFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


296.4 k276.8 k803.9 k2.8 m1.3 m305.4 k

Accounts Receivable

73.2 k

Current Assets

296.4 k276.8 k877.1 k2.8 m1.3 m305.4 k


1.8 m5.9 m14.1 m
    Y, 2016

    Financial Leverage

    1.2 x
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    EyeEm Operating Metrics

    Apr, 2017


    20 m
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    EyeEm's Web-traffic and Trends

    EyeEm Online and Social Media Presence

    EyeEm News and Updates

    The future of AI as a creative marketing tool

    GUEST: AI attracts a lot of attention from many different industries, and marketing is no exception. There are a lot of discussions going on about how AI can help companies make their marketing efforts more efficient. When speaking about AI in marketing, the focus is usually on how AI can effectivel…

    EyeEm’s new products aim to understand brand aesthetics

     EyeEm is unveiling new tools to help the brands and marketers using the site to source their images. Underlying these tools is a technology called EyeEm Vision, which we described in-depth earlier this year. The goal is to expand image recognition so that it’s not just identifying the objects in th…

    Sikhs Save City's Fourth Of July Fireworks Show With $10,000 Donation

    “American values are Sikh values."

    Are you really an AI startup?

    GUEST: AI research has long been the domain of universities, public institutions, and large corporations. Thanks to some amazing developments in the field over the past few years (and a whole lot of hype), every startup, VC, agency, and hot dog cart is scrambling to find a way to get on that bandwag…

    EyeEm is using computer vision to unearth the best photos on your phone’s camera roll

    Online photography platform and community EyeEm has unveiled a new feature designed to automatically unearth the best photos on your smartphone. With EyeEm Selects, mobile photographers who have EyeEm installed can elect to have their camera roll scanned by the app, which then uses computer vision t…

    This app will tell you which of your photos are actually good enough to post (which is both harsh and helpful)

    It's a rare occasion when you take the perfect photo on the first try. Most likely, your camera roll is clogged with photos as you attempt to shoot that all-star selfie, picture at the concert, or snapshot of the new glow-in-the-dark donuts.  But for all you accidental photo hoarders, photography …

    EyeEm Company Life and Culture

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