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.

New York, US
Size (employees)
112 (est)+3%
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

Jace Cooke

Jace Cooke

Alex Chung

Alex Chung

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

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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.
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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.
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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

How Giphy Is Turning Six-Second Videos Into Seven-Figure Ad Deals

The five-year-old startup hasn't been firmly "pre-revenue"--until now.

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' is another testament to the brilliance of Mike Schur

The frenzy over Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s cancelation at Fox and subsequent pickup by NBC may have caught some corners of the industry off guard. But it shouldn’t have. Creator Mike Schur, who is currently helming The Good Place and also worked on The Office and Parks and Recreation, is one of the most…

GIF project highlights women and minority filmmakers

Italian filmmaker Elena Rossini is shedding some much-needed light on women and minority creators with her project We Are Film Directors, which just highlighted its 100th filmmaker: Rossini herself. With We Are Film Directors, Rossini is populating the popular online GIF database Giphy with GIFs o…

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’…
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