Gfycat

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Gfycat is GIF hosting platform that allows users to create, discover, and share GIFs through their mobile phones and computers. Gfycat makes sharing video moments easy. From bringing a photograph to life to a reaction gif with millions of colors, it’s about distilling the video-gif into the most powerful moment.
TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQSan Francisco, US
Websitegfycat.com
Employee Ratings4.6

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)9(-10%)

Gfycat Office Locations

Gfycat has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
943 Howard St, San Francisco
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Gfycat Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2013

Gfycat total Funding

$10 m

Gfycat latest funding size

$10 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Gfycat investors

Gfycat's latest funding round in September 2016 was reported to be $10 m. In total, Gfycat has raised $10 m
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Gfycat Operating Metrics

Gfycat's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 130 m in Oct, 2017.
Oct, 2017

Monthly Active Users

130 m
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Gfycat Online and Social Media Presence

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Gfycat News and Updates

Gfycat and Overwolf team up to make instant gaming GIFs

The popular website Gfycat and PC game extension creator Overwolf are launching a way to make it easy for players to create instant gaming GIFs, which gamers share on social media for bragging rights for victories or funny fails. Animated GIFs are the silly moving images associated with Internet mem…

Gfycat makes it dead-simple to drop GIFs into your Gmail replies

If you’re all about GIFs in your digital correspondence, you’ll be glad to know that Gfycat’s built a tool to bring them to your inbox, so your replies are 💥 The company’s taking advantage of Gmail’s add-ons platform, which lets you add plugins from third-party developers and access them from a too…

Gfycat hits 2.5 million creators and 40 million GIFs

Gfycat has reached 2.5 million creators in the past year across 160 countries on its platform, and those creators have produced more than 40 million GIFs to date. Animated GIFs are the silly moving images associated with Internet memes in the 31-year-old graphics interchange format. And Gfycat makes…

Gfycat unveils 360Loop for looping content in 360 videos and VR

Gfycat has been a master of creating 2D animated GIFs, and now it is taking that content into virtual reality with 360Loop. The first example comes from Paramount Pictures’ new Tom Cruise movie, Mission: Impossible — Fallout. Gfycat‘s new media format is like a GIF, the usually silly moving images a…

Gfycat starts rolling out 360 degree GIF content

GIFs offer a way to compress a ton of information into a small amount of space, and while Gfycat has positioned itself as more of a short-form video centric platform, it’s going to take a step further to see what a step beyond a standard GIF looks like. The company today said it would be […]

Gfycat ramps up its focus on game clips and highlights as it hits 180M monthly users

Gfycat is already a pretty popular host for lots of content like short clips from shows and movies, but there’s also a pretty substantial store of content centered around gaming — which is why the company is starting to put some extra focus on it. Gfycat, which is centered around creator tools to ma…
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Gfycat Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Gfycat founded?

    Gfycat was founded in 2013.

  • How many employees does Gfycat have?

    Gfycat has 9 employees.

  • Who are Gfycat competitors?

    Competitors of Gfycat include Pluto TV, VideoClix and TIDAL.

  • Where is Gfycat headquarters?

    Gfycat headquarters is located at 943 Howard St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Gfycat offices?

    Gfycat has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Gfycat have?

    Gfycat has 1 office.