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Pond5 is a marketplace to buy and sell royalty free video footage, stock photos, illustrations, music tracks, sound effects, project templates and 3D models. The Company strives to improve creative production through its artist technology, easy-to-use platform and ever-growing library of more than 4 million royalty-free video clips, plus millions of photos, music, sound effects and other media. 

TypePrivate
Founded2006
HQNew York, US
Websitepond5.com
Employee Ratings3.5

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)296

Key People/Management at Pond5

Tom Bennett

Tom Bennett

Co-Founder & CEO
Dana Tower

Dana Tower

COO
Thomas Crary

Thomas Crary

CFO
Chris Hwang

Chris Hwang

Vice President of Strategy & Business Development
David Paltiel

David Paltiel

CPO
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Pond5 Office Locations

Pond5 has offices in New York, Dublin, Genève and Prague
New York, US (HQ)
155 Wooster St 8th Floor
Prague, CZ
Pribenicka 20
Dublin, IE
53 Merrion Square South
Genève, CH
Route de Frontenex 86 bis
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Pond5 Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2006

Pond5 total Funding

$61.5 m

Pond5 latest funding size

$61 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago

Pond5 investors

Pond5's latest funding round in July 2014 was reported to be $61 m. In total, Pond5 has raised $61.5 m
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Pond5 Online and Social Media Presence

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Pond5 News and Updates

Futuur’s prediction market makes forecasting into a game

Futuur is announcing a prediction market that is equal parts a forecasting tool, a virtual wagering platform, and a game. The Rio de Janeiro, Brazil-based company taps the “wisdom of crowds,” or using crowdsourcing to arrive at the best predictions. The company is launching an app and web site allow…
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Pond5 Blogs

How to Enhance Your Videos by Adding 2D Animation

Using 2D elements is a simple way to add a lot of fun and energy to your videos. You can add them in small instances, or they can comprise your entire aesthetic. The post How to Enhance Your Videos by Adding 2D Animation appeared first on Pond5 Blog.

There’s a Documentary About Final Cut Pro X, and You Need to See It

The 2011 release of Final Cut Pro X produced the kind of major drama within the editing community that would be right at home in a movie. Now it is. The post There’s a Documentary About Final Cut Pro X, and You Need to See It appeared first on Pond5 Blog.

Free Video Clip of the Week: Data Protection

Download this week’s free clip visualizing the darker side of the information economy, then explore more cautionary tales in our curated “Hacked” collection. The post Free Video Clip of the Week: Data Protection appeared first on Pond5 Blog.

Everything You Need to Know About the DJI Mavic Air Drone

DJI's "ultraportable" drone folds up small enough to fit in your jacket pocket, but it packs a lot of amazing features into that minimal space. Get all the details in our in-depth review. The post Everything You Need to Know About the DJI Mavic Air Drone appeared first on Pond5 Blog.

How to Build a Scene With 3D Models in Cinema4D

Even the best 3D modelers can spend days on assets that only end up existing as background. Using 3D models from Pond5 instead can save some serious time. The post How to Build a Scene With 3D Models in Cinema4D appeared first on Pond5 Blog.

Free Video Clip of the Week: Holy Sunrise

Download this week’s clip of ancient temples silhouetted in the sun, then explore more of the religious spectrum in our curated Religion collection. The post Free Video Clip of the Week: Holy Sunrise appeared first on Pond5 Blog.
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Pond5 Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Pond5 founded?

    Pond5 was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Pond5 key executives?

    Pond5's key executives are Tom Bennett, Dana Tower and Thomas Crary.

  • How many employees does Pond5 have?

    Pond5 has 296 employees.

  • Who are Pond5 competitors?

    Competitors of Pond5 include Shutterstock, vidbuild and Songtradr.

  • Where is Pond5 headquarters?

    Pond5 headquarters is located at 155 Wooster St 8th Floor, New York.

  • Where are Pond5 offices?

    Pond5 has offices in New York, Dublin, Genève and Prague.

  • How many offices does Pond5 have?

    Pond5 has 4 offices.