Funding Received
$61.5 Million in 2 Rounds from 3 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$61 Million Series A on July 16, 2014
Pond5 is a hub to buy and sell video footage, stock photos, illustrations, music tracks, sound effects, project templates, and 3D models.
Marcus Engene, Tom Bennett
Design, Photography, Internet, Marketplaces, E-Commerce

Company Details


Pond5 is the world's most vibrant marketplace for media makers, offering the web's largest collection of royalty-free video footage, as well as millions of stock photos, illustrations, music tracks, sound effects, Adobe After Effects project templates, and 3D models. Disrupting the traditional stock agency model with an open, dynamic marketplace, Pond5 invites media makers from all over the world to submit their own content and set their own prices, earning 50% on each sale —significantly higher than traditional players. Submissions are curated by the Pond5 team, and made available for immediate preview, purchase and download. All content is licensed under a simple royalty-free license that provides customers lifetime, worldwide usage rights across all media. Visit Pond5 at

Current Team (5)


Funding Rounds (2) - $61.5M


Board Members and Advisors (2)


Acquisitions (1)


Investors (3)

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    Stripes Group

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    Accel Partners

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    New York Angels

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Images (3)

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