Acquired by Photobucket on December 16, 2009
Funding Received
$31.2 Million in 9 Rounds from 9 Investors
Denver, CO
Photobucket is an image and video hosting website allowing users to upload, edit and share photos.
Dan Shapiro, Darren Crystal, Alex Welch
Software, Image Recognition, Photography, Mobile, Wireless, Curated Web

Company Details


Photobucket is the world's leading dedicated photo and video sharing service. With over 100 million registered members, Photobucket users upload over four million images and videos per day from the Web, Smartphones, and connected digital cameras. Photobucket hosts, preserves and protects photos and videos while bringing members the very best browsing, sharing and editing experiences. In addition to uploading and sharing with friends and family on the Photobucket site, users can also instantly share memories across all of the most popular social networks, instant messenger applications, through email, and from their mobile phones. In order to ensure a safe environment for members and partners, Photobucket actively moderates the content posted on the site.

Photobucket, Corp. was previously Ontela, Inc. Ontela acquired Photobucket, Inc from Fox Interactive Media, adopted the Photobucket brand, and changed its name to Photobucket Corp.

Photobucket, Corp.'s headquarters are in Denver, Colorado with a regional office in San Francisco, California.

Funding Rounds (9) - $31.2M


Investments (1)

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Board Members and Advisors (4)


Acquisitions (3)

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    SV Angel

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    Covera Ventures

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    Chris Sacca

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    Trinity Ventures

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Offices/Locations (1)

  • Office

    2399 Blake Street, Suite 160

    Denver, CO 80205