Giphy Overview

  • Founded
  • 2013
Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 100
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $400M
Latest Deal Amount

Giphy General Information

Description

Developer of an animated graphics interchange format (GIF) based platform designed to create short-form entertainment and visual communication. The company's GIF based platform helps to design graphics interchange format based stickers, cartoons and comics, enabling users to search, share and discover GIFs and share it out through their social channels.

Contact Information

Website
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Multimedia and Design Software
Other Industries
Entertainment Software
Social Content
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 416 West 13th Street
  • Suite 207
  • New York, NY 10014
  • United States
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Giphy Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. Merger/Acquisition 15-May-2020 $400M 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC 01-Feb-2019 00.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC (Series D) 18-Oct-2016 0000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC (Series C) 16-Feb-2016 0000 000.00 00000 Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC (Series B) 04-Feb-2015 $17M $23.9M 0000 Completed Startup
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 15-May-2014 $2.5M $2.5M 000.00 Completed Startup
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Giphy Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series D 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 000
Series C 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 000.00 000.00 00 000.00 00.000
Series B 5,387,666 $0.000100 $0.33 $4.08 $4.08 1x $4.08 17.25%
Series A 1,923,076 $0.000100 $1.04 $1.3 $1.3 1x $1.3 6.16%
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Giphy Comparisons

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Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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Giphy Competitors (17)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
BIGVU Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 00 00000 000000000 00000
0000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 00 000.00 00000000000 000.00
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed Hobart, Australia 00 00.000 00000000000 00.000
000000000 Formerly VC-backed San Francisco, CA 00000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
00000 Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 00 00000 0000000000 0 00000
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Giphy Executive Team (20)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Alex Chung Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Adam Leibsohn Chief Operating Officer
Ralph Bishop Director & Head of Design
Jess Gilliam Brand Creative Director
Dani Newman Director, Arts & Community
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Giphy Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Giphy Former Investors (16)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Betaworks Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
CAA Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
China Media Capital PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
DFJ Growth Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Draper Fisher Jurvetson Management Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Giphy Investments & Acquisitions (7)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000 01-Jan-2018 000000000000000000 Social/Platform Software
000000 10-Jul-2017 00000 00000 00 Media and Information Services (B2B)
00000000 0000000 27-Jun-2017 000000000000000000 Computers, Parts and Peripherals 0000 00000
000000 01-Dec-2016 000000000000000000 Multimedia and Design Software 00000 000000000
Giphy Capture 09-Apr-2016 Merger/Acquisition Multimedia and Design Software
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Giphy Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Nutmeg Studio Communication Software Dorset, United Kingdom 2013
00000 0000000 Multimedia and Design Software CA
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