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Shutterstock

Shutterstock is a digital media community for photographers and videographers to discover images, vector graphics, illustrations and video footages. Read more

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CEO

Stan Pavlovsky

CEO Approval Rating

84/100

Founded:

2003

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNYSESSTK

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Getty Images has been one of Shutterstock's top competitors. Getty Images is a Private company that was founded in 1995 in Seattle, Washington. Like Shutterstock, Getty Images also competes in the Internet Software sector. Compared to Shutterstock, Getty Images has 771 more employees.

Pond5 is seen as one of Shutterstock's biggest rivals. Pond5 is a Private company that was founded in New York, New York in 2006. Like Shutterstock, Pond5 also operates in the Internet Software sector. Pond5 has 779 fewer employees vs. Shutterstock.

Flickr, Inc. is perceived as one of Shutterstock's biggest rivals. Flickr, Inc. was founded in San Francisco, California} in 2004. Like Shutterstock, Flickr, Inc. also competes in the Internet Software space. Compared to Shutterstock, Flickr, Inc. generates $538.7M less revenue.

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Shutterstock Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$688.7M

Shutterstock's revenue is the ranked 3rd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 1.1B. Over the last four quarters, Shutterstock's revenue has grown by 15.1%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $183.3M; in Q4 2020, it was $180.9M; in Q3 2020, it was $165.2M; in Q2 2020, Shutterstock's revenue was $159.2M.

Shutterstock Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
TurboSquid, Inc.

Jan 2021

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$75M
TurboSquid is an online 3D platform that allows users to buy and sell 3D models for professionals.
Amper Music, Inc.

Nov 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Amper is an artificial intelligence-based platform that provides musical composition and content creation solutions for artists and musicians.
Flashstock, Inc.

Jun 2017

Source »
$50M
FlashStock is a developer and provider of customized on-demand visual contents for brands and agencies.
Rex Features Limited

Jan 2015

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$33M
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PremiumBeat

Jan 2015

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$32M
Premiumbeat provides music tracks and sound effects for use in new and traditional media projects.

These are all the companies that Shutterstock has acquired. Shutterstock has acquired 6 companies and its latest acquisition was TurboSquid, Inc. in Jan 2021. TurboSquid is an online 3D platform that allows users to buy and sell 3D models for professionals.

Shutterstock Funding History

Since Shutterstock was founded in 2003, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Shutterstock has raised $76.5M. Shutterstock's funding round was on Oct 2012 for a total of $76.5M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

IPO
Oct 2012
$76.5M
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Since Shutterstock was founded in 2003, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Shutterstock has raised $76.5M. Shutterstock's funding round was on Oct 2012 for a total of $76.5M

Shutterstock Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

VidMob is a video creation platform that provides marketing communication solutions for graphic designers and animators.
$50M
Dec 13, 2020
Series C
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ZCOOL is an online platform that distributes royalty-free Shutterstock images and video collections for designers and artists.
$15M
Feb 21, 2018
Equity
-
ActionIQ provides a SaaS-based analytics dashboard that connects and centralizes multiple data sources such as email and CRM for businesses.
$30M
Oct 22, 2017
Series B
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ActionIQ is a New York-based customer data platform that provides data management, market analytics and digital transformation solutions for businesses.
$30M
Oct 22, 2017
Series B
-

These are all the companies that Shutterstock has invested in. Shutterstock has invested 6 companies and its latest investment was TurboSquid, Inc. in Jan 2021. TurboSquid is an online 3D platform that allows users to buy and sell 3D models for professionals.

Shutterstock News

March 26, 2021MarketScreener

To Report First Quarter 2021 Earnings Results on April 27, 2021

(marketscreener.com) NEW YORK, March 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutterstock, Inc. , a leading global c... See more »
March 18, 2021FinanzNachrichten

Rangers Football Club Signs Exclusive Photography and Distribution Partnership With Shutterstock

The three-year agreement incorporates coverage of all Rangers' Scottish Premiership, Scottish Cup and... See more »
March 9, 2021Benzinga

Insider Sells Shutterstock's Shares

A Form 4 filing filed with the SEC on Tuesday, March 9 showed that Silvio Peter sold 5,164 shares of ... See more »
March 8, 2021Martech Series

Shutterstock Launches Global Grant On International Women's Day To Empower Female And Non-Binary Creators

An extension of The Create Fund launched in December 2020, the "Through Their Eyes" $10,000 grant pro... See more »
March 8, 2021socalTECH

EZ Texting Links With Shutterstock

Santa Monica-based business texting software developer EZ Texting, which is venture backed by Morgan ... See more »
March 5, 2021Martech Series

EZ Texting Partners With Shutterstock for Millions of Free Images

This integration, a first-of-its-kind for Shutterstock and EZ Texting, allows EZ Texting customers to... See more »

Shutterstock Blogs

February 5, 2021Shutterstock Blog

A Beginner's Guide to Iconic Black and White Photography

Begin your journey to shooting black and white photography and learn how to capture images in this cl... See more »
February 4, 2021Shutterstock Blog

The Year of the Ox: Chinese New Year Traditions Celebrated Visually

Explore the visual cues, trends, and celebrations that represent the Year of the Ox for 2021 Chinese ... See more »
February 4, 2021Shutterstock Blog

The Best Pocket-Sized Cameras for Professional Photographers

Let's explore the top pocket-sized cameras for professional photographers in 2021 to discover your fa... See more »
February 3, 2021Shutterstock Blog

FREEBIE: Over 80+ FREE Home-Inspired Sound Effects

In this FREEBIE roundup, take a look at some of the recent "home-inspired" sound effects packs we've ... See more »
February 3, 2021Shutterstock Blog

Illustrating Climate Change: An Interview with Simone Golob

We asked Golob to discuss her process and commitment to illustrating one of humanity's most pressing ... See more »
February 3, 2021Shutterstock Blog

How Money in Images Can Tell Impressive Stories

Let's explore how money in images and photos can shape visual stories and have an impact on creative ... See more »
February 2, 2021Shutterstock Blog

Goodbye Marble and Hello to the Future of Inkscapes

Molten and mesmerizing, colorful inkscapes are set to steal marble's crown. Let's explore why this ne... See more »

Shutterstock Press Releases

April 14, 2021PR Newswire Asia

Shutterstock Launches FLEX Subscriptions, A Customizable, Royalty-Free Plan For Small And Medium-Sized Businesses

Shutterstock FLEX Subscriptions is a first-to-market, all-inclusive offering that drives flexibility,... See more »
March 31, 2021PR Newswire

Shutterstock Announced As Exclusive Photography And Distribution Partner For The 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

NEW YORK, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK) a leading global creative pl... See more »
January 14, 2021PR Newswire Asia

Printcious and Shutterstock Make More than 10,000 Designs Available for Personalized Gifts This Holiday Season

Personalized gifts keep loved ones in mind while allowing users to make purchases from their homes in... See more »
April 1, 2020StreetInsider

Shutterstock To Report First Quarter 2020 Earnings Results on April 28, 2020

NEW YORK, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Â Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology... See more »
February 13, 2020StreetInsider

Shutterstock Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK) (the "Company"), a leading ... See more »
November 5, 2019centralcharts

Shutterstock Reports Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Shutterstock Reports Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results PR Newswire NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2019 NEW YORK... See more »
April 25, 2019PR Newswire

Shutterstock Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

NEW YORK, April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK) (the "Company"), a leading g... See more »

Shutterstock Videos

April 1, 2019Shutterstock Youtube Channel

"Biblioteca física da Shutterstock" on YOUTUBE

April 1, 2019Shutterstock Youtube Channel

"오프라인 셔터스톡 도서관" on YOUTUBE

April 1, 2019Shutterstock Youtube Channel

"Shutterstocks stationäre Bibliothek" on YOUTUBE

January 29, 2019Shutterstock Vimeo Channel

"That Overhyped Festival" on VIMEO

Some things don't live up to the hype. But withShutterstock, you really do get access to all the stun... See more »
December 19, 2018Shutterstock Youtube Channel

"Game Day - Stock Footage | Shutterstock" on YOUTUBE

November 28, 2018Shutterstock Youtube Channel

"Shutterstock Select - EN | Shutterstock" on YOUTUBE

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Shutterstock Headquarters

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Shutterstock Summary

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Overview

Shutterstock is a digital media community for photographers and videographers to discover images, vector graphics, illustrations and video footages. Shutterstock was founded in 2003. Shutterstock's headquarters is located in New York, New York, USA 10...

CEO

Shutterstock's CEO, Stan Pavlovsky, currently has an approval rating of 84%. Shutterstock's primary competitors are Getty Images, Pond5 & Flickr, Inc..

Website

shutterstock.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Shutterstock

  1. When was Shutterstock founded?

    Shutterstock was founded in 2003
  2. Who is Shutterstock's CEO?

    Shutterstock's CEO is Stan Pavlovsky
  3. How much revenue does Shutterstock generate?

    Shutterstock generates $688.7M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Shutterstock have?

    Shutterstock has historically raised $76.5M in funding
  5. Where is Shutterstock's headquarters?

    Shutterstock's headquarters is in New York New York, USA
  1. How many employees does Shutterstock have?

    Shutterstock has 1,029 employees
  2. What sector does Shutterstock operate in?

    Shutterstock is in Internet Software, Digital Media, Application Software
  3. Who are Shutterstock's competitors?

    Shutterstock's top competitors are Getty Images, Pond5, Flickr, Inc.
  4. Who has Shutterstock invested in?

    Shutterstock's has invested in companies such as VidMob, ZCOOL, ActionIQ, Inc