PicsArt

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PicsArt is a company developing a popular photo and video editing mobile app. It enables users to create, edit, and share images in the proprietary network. The company provides an open-source collection of content, including free-to-edit photos, stickers, filters, etc.

TypePrivate
Founded2011
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websitepicsart.com
Employee Ratings4.3
Overall CultureB+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)774(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at PicsArt

Hovhannes Avoyan

Hovhannes Avoyan

CEO

PicsArt Office Locations

PicsArt has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
One Market, One Market Plaza, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US
211 Sutter St #300, San Francisco
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PicsArt Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2011

PicsArt total Funding

$45 m

PicsArt latest funding size

$20 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago

PicsArt investors

PicsArt's latest funding round in April 2016 was reported to be $20 m. In total, PicsArt has raised $45 m
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PicsArt Operating Metrics

PicsArt's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 130 m in Mar, 2019.
Nov, 2017Mar, 2019

Monthly Active Users

100 m130 m

Photos Edited Monthly

850 m
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PicsArt Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
D’efektJuly 22, 2020

PicsArt Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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PicsArt Online and Social Media Presence

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PicsArt Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B+

    75/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    75/100

  • Compensation

    B

    74/100

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PicsArt News and Updates

Watch an unfiltered interview of PicsArt founder at Disrupt Berlin

Smartphones have become a creative playground thanks to cameras and innovative apps, such as PicsArt. With PicsArt, anybody can add filters, stickers and tweak photos and videos in many different ways. It has been a massive hit with 130 million monthly active users. And that’s why I’m excited to ann…

VSCO sues PicsArt over photo filters that were allegedly reverse-engineered

Photo editing app-maker VSCO has filed a lawsuit against competitor PicsArt. The suit focuses on 19 PicsArt filters that were supposedly “reverse engineered from VSCO’s filters,” with VSCO alleging it’s become a legal issue involving false advertising and violations of the app’s terms of service. “V…

PicsArt Showcases its Breakthrough AR Camera Experience for Thousands of Fans at KCON 2018 LA

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- KCON USA, LOS ANGELES -- PicsArt, the leading creative platform for social media storytelling, has launched a beta version of its new Augmented Reality (AR) Camera experience for more than 100,000 K-pop fans at KCON, the world's largest K-pop...

PicsArt Hires COO to Lead Exponential Growth of Next-Generation Social Media Editing Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- PicsArt, the leading creative platform for social media editing, today announced that former Viki Inc. CEO Tammy H. Nam has joined the company as its first Chief Operating Officer. Nam was instrumental in driving Viki's targeted international...

Former Viki CEO Tammy Nam joins PicsArt as its first COO

PicsArt, the company behind the photo-editing app of the same name, has hired Tammy Nam as its first chief operating officer. Nam was most recently the CEO of Viki, the Rakuten-acquired video streaming service, and before that served as a marketing executive at Viki, Scribd and Slide. PicsArt said N…

Creative-focused app PicsArt hits 100M MAUs, attracting brands tired of trolls

 You would think that social networks are more or less “done” now. What would be the point of another in a world filled with so many options? But in fact, there remains a niche which has been growing steadily in the creative corners of the Internet. PicsArt has been building growing since it was sta…

PicsArt Blogs

Blur Images: 4 Ways to Add Blurring Effects To Photos

Looking to blur a photo or just part of a photo? You’ve come to the right place! Blurring photos is a great way to accentuate a part of a photo, drawing the viewer’s eye to the in-focus part you want them to notice first. It can also be used to preserve the identity of people in the background, pro…

Pastel Yellow: Color Codes and Combinations

The pastel yellow hue is arguably one of the most calming and neutralizing shades on the color wheel. What makes the pastel yellow color so satisfying? To start, pastel colors are typically muted hues that are desaturated versions of brighter colors, which automatically soften harsh tones and lend …

10 Food Photography Tips and Tricks

Food photography is more than just taking a quick snapshot of your dinner. It’s about using colors and textures, balancing negative and positive space, and finding the right light source and camera angle to create an artistic image and tell a story. Every element of the photo should serve a purpose…

Unapologetically You: What Does Pride Mean in 2021?

Love has so many shapes and forms, and we all have our own unique way of celebrating it. That’s the beauty of Pride – there is no wrong way to do it. Love flourishes when we have a safe space to express ourselves, and let our authentic selves shine. And a little bit of glitter doesn’t hurt, either.…

13 Graduation Photography Tips: Capture Special Moments Like a Pro

Graduation is one of the biggest days of any student's life, whether it's a high school graduation or college graduation. You’re going to want to remember the occasion fondly and one of the best ways of doing that is through graduation photography. These are photos you will look back at for the res…

7 Landscape Photography Tips and How to Edit Nature Photos

It’s no secret that nature is full of inspiration. Whether you’re passionate about hiking and the great outdoors or you simply seek out the joys of nature’s spectacular scenes, you'll find that landscape photography is full of artistic opportunities. Let’s explore the evergreen theme.  The post 7 L…
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PicsArt Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was PicsArt founded?

    PicsArt was founded in 2011.

  • Who are PicsArt key executives?

    PicsArt's key executives are Hovhannes Avoyan.

  • How many employees does PicsArt have?

    PicsArt has 774 employees.

  • Who are PicsArt competitors?

    Competitors of PicsArt include VSCO, Runway and StoryM.

  • Where is PicsArt headquarters?

    PicsArt headquarters is located at One Market, One Market Plaza, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are PicsArt offices?

    PicsArt has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does PicsArt have?

    PicsArt has 2 offices.