Overview

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Status
Acquired by on April 9, 2012
Total Equity Funding
$57.5M in 3 Rounds from 10 Investors
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Description:
Instagram is a free photo sharing application that enables its users to take photos, apply filters, and share them on social networks.
Founders:
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Categories:
Photography, Social Media, Photo Sharing, Mobile
Website:
http://instagram.com
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Company Details

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Founded:
June 2, 2010
Employees:
251 - 500 | 24 in Crunchbase

Instagram is a free photo sharing application that enables its users to take photos, apply filters, and share them on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Tumblr, Flickr, and Posterous. It allows its users to capture and customize their photos and videos with several custom-built filter effects.

Developed by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, Instagram is compatible with all iOS and Android devices. It is currently used by over 200 million users worldwide.

Instagram was founded in 2010 in San Francisco, California. It was acquired by Facebook in April 2012.

Funding Rounds (3) - $57.5M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Apr, 2012$50M / Series B$500M5
Feb, 2011$7M / Series A5
Mar, 2010$500k / Seed3

Acquisitions (1)

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DateAcquiredAmount
Aug 23, 2013Unknown

Current Team (24)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Products (7)

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  • Instant one-to-one video and picture messaging from Instagram
  • Boomerang takes a burst of photos and stitches them together into a high-quality mini video that plays forward and backward.
  • Epigraph is an online baby album powered by Instagram.
  • Hyperlapse is an app that takes stabilized time-lapse video.
  • Instagram Direct lets you exchange threaded messages with one or more people, and share posts you see in Feed as a message.
  • Instagram on the Map
  • An Instagram app that lets you easily combine multiple photos into a single image.

Competitors (6)

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  • The ChatApp is the next generation social app that will change the way you chat and communicate with new people!
  • DailyBooth was a photoblogging website that enabled its users to take photos of themselves.
  • MOLOME is a smartphone app allowing its users to share photos with their friends directly from their mobile phones.
  • Path is a mobile photo-sharing and messaging service for building personal social networks with up to 150 contacts.
  • PicLyf.com is a picture blogging network that enables users to tell stories through pictures.
  • picplz is a photo sharing app that allows users to share their mobile pictures on the web.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Instagram

    P.O. Box 77421

    San Francisco, CA 94107

    USA

Past Team (7)

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Past Event Appearances (2)

Images (4)

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