Giphy operates a search engine that allows users to search, share and discover animated graphics interchange formats on the Internet. The company offers GIFs in the areas of actions, adjectives, animals, anime, art and design, cartoons and comics, celebrities, decades, emotions, fashion and beauty, food and drink, gaming, holidays, interests, memes, movies, music, nature, news and politics, reactions, science, sports, transportation and TV. It organizes GIFs to enable users to find the content and share it out through their social channels.

Type
Private
HQ
New York, US
Founded
2012
Size (employees)
107 (est)+4%
Website
giphy.com
Giphy was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in New York, US
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Key People/Management at Giphy

Adam Leibsohn

Adam Leibsohn

Chief Operating Officer
Jace Cooke

Jace Cooke

Co-founder
Alex Chung

Alex Chung

Co-founder
Nam Nguyen

Nam Nguyen

Director, Business Development

Giphy Office Locations

Giphy has an office in New York
New York, US (HQ)
416 W 13th St
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Giphy Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Giphy's latest funding round in October 2016 was reported to be $72 m. In total, Giphy has raised $151 m. Giphy's latest valuation is reported to be $600 m.

Giphy Financials

Market valuation

600 m
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Giphy Operating Metrics

Giphy's Unique Visitors was reported to be 81.8 m in Jul, 2016. Giphy's Daily Active Users was reported to be 300 m in Oct, 2017. Giphy's Monthly Viewers was reported to be 250 m in Jul, 2017.
Jan, 2014Jul, 2014Jan, 2015Jul, 2015Jan, 2016Jul, 2016Jul, 2017Oct, 2017

Daily Active Users

200 m300 m

Monthly Viewers

250 m

Unique Visitors

1.90 m4.10 m7.30 m10.50 m46.90 m81.80 m
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Giphy News and Updates

Giphy held talks to raise a massive new funding round

 We’re hearing from a number of sources that Giphy, the big platform for hosting GIFs that also runs a GIF keyboard, held talks to raise a huge new financing round — though it’s not clear if it ever crossed the finish line. Read More

Snapchat taps Giphy to let you add animated GIF stickers to your photos and videos

Snapchat is getting a massive dose of GIFs from today with the news that the app will be integrating with Giphy’s gargantuan library of animated stickers. Now when you take a photo or video, you’ll be able to add a funky GIF sticker to your creation, which you can scale according to your preferences…

There’s no need to watch the Super Bowl—the NFL has already won Giphy

While I’m personally not interested in sports, I have no doubt that a large contingency of Americans are actually invested in who wins the Super Bowl this weekend. For my money, though, it’s not the Philadelphia Eagles or the New England Patriots who will emerge victorious—it’s the NFL itself. That’…

Giphy builds transparent GIF library for Instagram Stories

 Instagram now lets some users slap background-less GIFs sourced from Giphy onto their Instagram Stories. Rolling out for wider testing with a Giphy-branded design, the new GIF sticker engine could further differentiate Instagram Stories from Snapchat, which has yet to embrace the animation trend. R…

The Phoenix Suns were secretly replaced by robots. Here's the proof.

Are there robots secretly infiltrating the NBA? People have fears about AI and our inability to fully understand its capabilities, but what if it's already made its way into sports?  Well, friends, it is very possible that an entire basketball team has been replaced by robots. SEE ALSO: LeBron Jam…

Hackers just sent us practically all of HBO's social media passwords

The leaks just keep coming. The hackers responsible for the massive breach of HBO haven't let up, and reached out to Mashable to share their latest exploits. And while the latest data dump doesn't include any Game of Thrones spoilers, it definitely contains some information that the network wouldn…
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