Most Recent Funding
$2.5 Million on October 2, 2012 / Undisclosed Round
San Diego, CA
Givit is an iPhone app that enables users to create personal video highlights and share them via social networks and emails.
Steve Watanabe, Phil Chen
File Sharing, Video, Apps, iPhone, Mobile

Company Details


Givit the easiest way for users to create personal video highlight reels on iPhone. Simply tap-to-clip the best of live or recorded video, choose effects and add music, and instantly share the polished video on Facebook, YouTube or via email.

Givit was created by the same team that developed and supports the VMIX Online Video Platform. Founded in 2005 and based in San Diego, CA, VMIX is a leading platform provider for mobile and social video, recognized for the scale, reliability and flexibility of its online video management and delivery platform.

In June of 2014 Givit closed it’s doors which meant shuttering the systems and infrastructure responsible for servicing the public and private sharing networks that we maintained. We battled to the very end but were not able to secure a future for the whole product.

During our last few days of operation we created Version 5.0 of the Givit Video Editor for iOS which is a stand alone video editor that does not rely on a connection to Givit’s network for sign in or any other functionality. Using this version you will still be able to edit videos on your camera roll (or your GoPro) and save your masterpiece back to your camera roll.

Version 5.0 is our gift to everyone out there who has been creating or wants to easily create great videos on their iOS device without limitations on length and features. Who knows, maybe the next Spielberg will get his or her start making their first movie with Givit! While Givit may not have reached the success in business terms that we had hoped for we are thrilled that the editing technology has a chance to live on in the hands of storytellers, thrill seekers and creatives the world over.

We can’t thank everyone enough for the support, the great reviews and the excitement that kept us churning out new features. And of course, we couldn’t have done any of it without your amazing videos that served as our daily inspiration.

Current Team (2)


Past Team (1)

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    Phil Chen

    Co-Founder | Principle Systems Architect

Funding Rounds (1) - $2.5M


Offices/Locations (1)

  • Headquarters

    12707 High Bluff Drive

    Suite 350

    San Diego, CA 92130


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