Backstage

Backstage is an online platform that allows actors and performers to discover, match and apply for jobs and casting calls. Read more

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Backstage

Backstage is an online platform that allows actors and performers to discover, match and apply for jobs and casting calls. Read more

Joshua Ellstein's photo - CEO of Backstage

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Joshua Ellstein

CEO Approval Rating

86/100

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1960

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Casting Networks is Backstage's biggest rival. Casting Networks was founded in Los Angeles, California} in 2002. Casting Networks operates in the Business Support Services industry. Compared to Backstage, Casting Networks generates $2.4M less revenue.

Playbill is Backstage's #2 rival. Playbill's headquarters is in New York, New York, and was founded in 1884. Playbill competes in the Publishing field. Playbill generates 34% of Backstage's revenue.

ExploreTalent is Backstage's #3 competitor. ExploreTalent was founded in 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada. ExploreTalent operates in the Application Software industry. ExploreTalent generates $10.7M less revenue than Backstage.

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Backstage Acquisitions

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StarNow Limited

Feb 2021

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undisclosed
StarNow is a Wellington-based talent platform that connects actors, models, dancers, photographers and musicians with casting professionals.

These are all the companies that Backstage has acquired. Backstage's latest acquisition was StarNow Limited in Feb 2021. StarNow is a Wellington-based talent platform that connects actors, models, dancers, photographers and musicians with casting professionals.

Backstage Funding History

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Equity
Feb 2019
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Ridgemont Equity Partners

Since Backstage was founded in 1960, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Backstage has raised $0. Backstage's funding round was on Feb 2019 for a total of $0

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These are all the companies that Backstage has invested in. Backstage's latest investment was StarNow Limited in Feb 2021. StarNow is a Wellington-based talent platform that connects actors, models, dancers, photographers and musicians with casting professionals.

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Backstage Headquarters

45 Main St.

Brooklyn, New York11201

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Backstage Summary

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Overview

Backstage is an online platform that allows actors and performers to discover, match and apply for jobs and casting calls. Backstage was founded in 1960. Backstage's headquarters is located in Brooklyn, New York, USA 11201. It has raised undisclosed a...

CEO

Backstage's CEO, Joshua Ellstein, currently has an approval rating of 86%. Backstage's primary competitors are Casting Networks, Playbill & ExploreTalent.

Website

backstage.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Backstage

  1. When was Backstage founded?

    Backstage was founded in 1960
  2. Who is Backstage's CEO?

    Backstage's CEO is Joshua Ellstein
  3. How much revenue does Backstage generate?

    Backstage generates $12.7M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Backstage have?

    Backstage has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is Backstage's headquarters?

    Backstage's headquarters is in Brooklyn New York, USA
  2. How many employees does Backstage have?

    Backstage has 42 employees
  3. Who are Backstage's competitors?

    Backstage's top competitors are Casting Networks, Playbill, ExploreTalent