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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.

TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQNew York, US
Websitegiphy.com
Employee Ratings4.5

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)179(+4%)

Key People/Management at Giphy

Adam Leibsohn

Adam Leibsohn

COO
Jace Cooke

Jace Cooke

Co-Founder
Alex Chung

Alex Chung

Co-Founder
Nam Nguyen

Nam Nguyen

Director, Business Development
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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

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Giphy's latest funding round in October 2016 was reported to be $72 m. In total, Giphy has raised $150.9 m. Giphy's latest valuation is reported to be $600 m.
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Giphy Revenue

Market valuation

600.0m
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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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Giphy News and Updates

Giphy Arcade lets you play, remix, and share GIF-based ‘microgames’

Giphy, the search engine for animated GIFs is adding games to its shareable GIFs through micro-sized games via Giphy Arcade.

Giphy Joins Netflix and Tinder on the Videogames Bandwagon

The GIF gold mine is just the latest platform to offer up microgames—strange, branded, trashy microgames.

This VC helped Giphy grow to a website with 300 million users a day. Here's how he applies a 'leap of faith' approach to investing.

Paul Murphy is a partner at VC fund Northzone in London. He worked at Microsoft during its $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype. That experience, alongside helping to realize the fund's exit from Spotify during its IPO last year, helped shape his vision for what makes the best companies. Murphy helpe…

TikTok adds Giphy integration to import Stickers and export TikTok memes to the rest of the world

TikTok is the breakout hit in social media apps at the moment — it’s currently ranked first in entertainment, and 12th overall in terms of download popularity on iOS, and 8th on Android in the US — and today it’s starting a partnership that should give it an even wider profile, with the added benefi…

How to make GIFs on an iPhone using live photos, through the Photos app or Giphy

You can easily make a GIF on an iPhone by converting a live photo in your Photos app. Third-party apps like Giphy also allow you to turn a live photo into a GIF with multiple customization options, and the ability to share it with others. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When A…

Giphy for iOS gets keyboard integration and sticker maker, reveals TapSlash acquisition from early 2018

Popular GIF search engine Giphy is rolling out deeper integration with your iPhone keyboard, along with a new tool for making stickers.
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Giphy Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Giphy founded?

    Giphy was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Giphy key executives?

    Giphy's key executives are Adam Leibsohn, Jace Cooke and Alex Chung.

  • How many employees does Giphy have?

    Giphy has 179 employees.

  • Who are Giphy competitors?

    Competitors of Giphy include Tenor, Yelp and DuckDuckGo.

  • Where is Giphy headquarters?

    Giphy headquarters is located at 416 W 13th St, New York.

  • Where are Giphy offices?

    Giphy has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does Giphy have?

    Giphy has 1 office.