- 9 Acquisitions
Getty Images is among the world’s leading creators and distributors of award-winning still imagery, video, music and multimedia products, as well as other forms of premium digital content, available through its trusted house of brands, including iStock© and Thinkstock©.
With its advanced search and image recognition technology, Getty Images serves business customers in more than 100 countries and is the first place creative and media professionals turn to discover, purchase and manage images and other digital content. Its best-in-class photographers and imagery help customers produce inspiring work which appears every day in the world’s most influential newspapers, magazines, advertising campaigns, films, television programs, books and online media.
Mark Getty and Jonathan Klein founded Getty Images in 1995 with the goal of turning a disjointed and fragmented stock photography market into a thriving, modernized industry able to meet the changing needs of visual communicators. It was the first company to license imagery via the web, moving the entire industry online – and have continued to drive the industry forward with breakthrough licensing models, digital media management tools and a comprehensive offering of creative and editorial imagery, microstock, footage and music.
|May 3, 2011||Photolibrary||Unknown|
|Apr 27, 2011||PicScout||$20M in Cash|
|Dec 16, 2009||HAAP Media||Unknown|
|Oct 24, 2008||Jupiterimages||Unknown|
|Oct 23, 2008||JupiterMedia Corporation||$96M in Cash|
|Jun 1, 2007||Pump Audio||$42M in Cash|
|May 1, 2007||PunchStock||Cash|
|Apr 26, 2007||MediaVast||$202M in Cash|
|Feb 1, 2006||iStock||$50M in Cash|
Current Team (21)Update
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and Chairman
Chief Technology Officer
Senior Vice President of Business Development
Senior Vice President, Sales, North America and Asia Pacific
Senior Vice President, General Counsel
|Aug 22, 2017||Orlando Sentinel - How expensive wines can trick your brain|
|Aug 22, 2017||SF Gate - These big chain restaurants are expected to close stores across the country|
|Aug 22, 2017||SF Gate - Dear Abby: Family’s tolerance of verbal abuse is red flag for girlfriend|
|Aug 22, 2017||SF Gate - Cavs trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics, get Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder|
|Aug 21, 2017||News Press - Director Joss Whedon's ex-wife alleges serial cheating in scathing essay|
|Aug 20, 2017||New York Time - Deals - Iraqi Forces Start Offensive to Retake Tal Afar From ISIS|
|Aug 19, 2017||SF Gate - Body of white shark, likely struck by boat, vandalized after washing up in Monterey Bay|
|Aug 18, 2017||SF Gate - Dear Abby: Should I be more controlling with my girlfriends?|
500px is a premier online community for discovering, sharing, buying, and selling inspiring photography.
Cutcaster is a model that adds a dynamic marketplace structure to support licensing user-generated photography and vectors.
Depositphotos is a creative content marketplace that allows users to buy and sell high-quality stock photos, vector images and videos.
Shutterstock offers an online platform that enables its users to find and buy images, vectors, videos, and music.
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