The Hunt is changing the way that people shop online. Our fast-growing and altruistic community helps each other find the stylish items they see on Tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest and out in the real world. 

As an increasing number of people draw their inspiration from the visual web, the demand for the items featured in images rises. In most cases, the products are not linked, and if they are, they may not meet the specific requirements (i.e, budget, size) of the person searching for the items. The Hunt is the glue that connects the visual web with e-commerce. 

People on the Hunt for things that they saw in social media images can post the image and their specific requirements like budget and size as context. The community then solves the Hunt by posting links to stores where the products can be purchased, channeling their problem solving skills and penchant for online shopping into a generous action that betters The Hunt community and solves the age old question, “Where did you get that?”
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San Francisco, US
The Hunt was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at The Hunt

Florian Reichling

Florian Reichling

Anjula Acharia Bath

Anjula Acharia Bath

Board Advisor / Investor
Chris Upton-Weber

Chris Upton-Weber

Advisory Board Member

The Hunt Office Locations

The Hunt has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
49 Geary Street Suite 238
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The Hunt Financials and Metrics

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$16.2 m


In total, The Hunt had raised $16.2 m. The Hunt is a subsidiary of Pinterest
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The Hunt Online and Social Media Presence

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The Hunt News and Updates

The Hunt for the Brain-Eating Amoebas of Yellowstone

Scientists descend on the Boiling River in Yellowstone to hunt for Naegleria fowleri, the brain-eating amoeba that kills 97 percent of the humans it infects.

This Army Vet Led The Hunt For ISIS—Now He’s Using Drones To Save Kenya’s Wildlife

In his new book “Drone Warrior,” Brett Velicovich describes the drama of his anti-terrorist efforts and how he’s now using drones for humanitarian purposes. The tough soldier who spent a decade leading a team in Iraq that guided drones and special forces to hunt down and kill top ISIS leaders retire…

The Hunt For The Next Portland: Hoteliers Bet Big On Small City America

From El Paso to Pittsburgh, cities once considered “drive-through” are undergoing a rebirth, with chic new hotels strengthening local tourism and culture. On a corner in downtown El Paso, a sleek steel structure stands out on an avenue of warehouse complexes. The newly refurbished 50-year-old buildi…
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