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Founded Year



Series C | Alive

Total Raised


Last Raised

$25M | 12 yrs ago

About Animoto

Animoto is a web application that aims to create MTV-style videos produced in a widescreen format, and per the company has the visual energy of a music video and the emotional impact of a movie trailer.

Headquarters Location

214 Sullivan Street Suite 2F

New York, New York, 10012,

United States

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Animoto Patents

Animoto has filed 8 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Asus products
  • Diagrams
  • Graphical user interface elements
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Application Date

Grant Date


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Graphical user interface elements, IPad, Diagrams, Videotelephony, Asus products


Application Date


Grant Date



Related Topics

Graphical user interface elements, IPad, Diagrams, Videotelephony, Asus products



Latest Animoto News

08:52 ET Animoto Survey: How Video is Streamlining Communication for Internal Teams

Jan 25, 2023

News provided by Share this article Share this article NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Animoto, the company that makes it easy for anyone to create professional videos for marketing, sales, human resources, and more, reported new survey results today that detail a shift in how businesses use video. The online video-maker shared its " How Video is Changing the Way We Communicate in 2023 " report that details an in-depth look at how businesses use video for internal and external messages online and across the remote organization. We’re living in a video-first world. In today’s hybrid work environment, video is a powerful communication tool that attracts and engages audiences across the board – even internally. "Video is the go-to communication tool for remote and hybrid businesses," said Brad Jefferson, CEO and co-Founder of Animoto. "Over the past decade, we've seen video stake its claim as the top-converting marketing tool. It was only a matter of time before we saw videos being created and shared within organizations as much as online. Today, videos of all kinds are an integral means of communication for departments across the organization." Top Videos Made by Businesses in 2022 In 2022, the most popular kind of video made by businesses was: Training Videos Everyone engages with videos -- and anyone can make them We're living in a video-first world. In today's hybrid work environment, video is a powerful communication tool that attracts and engages audiences across the board – even internally. The top 5 departments creating and using video in their roles are: Marketing Training and onboarding new employees Marketing to new customers Engaging with existing customers. To illustrate the research and its results, Animoto published the findings on their site. Additional business video trends and in-depth insights can be found here . Methodology: Animoto surveyed individuals at U.S. companies that have created at least 2 videos in the past year to learn about how they use video and plan to use video in their organizations in 2023. The web-based survey was fielded April 1, 2022 through April 13, 2022, with a sample size of 400 business users 18 years or older at companies of 1-1,000 employees. Those surveyed did not list video editing or video production as a formal job responsibility. About Animoto: Animoto's award-winning online video maker makes it easy for anyone to drag and drop their way to powerful and professional videos for marketing, sales, human resources, and more. The company's certified partnerships with Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, and the Small Business Administration give it unique insight into the changing video marketing and business landscape. With over 15 years of experience, more than 1 million businesses around the world have used Animoto to create videos that stand out on social media and beyond. Founded in 2006, Animoto is now a fully remote workplace and was named one of the Best Places to Work in 2023 by Built In . For more information, visit . Animoto is a registered trademark of Animoto Inc. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. Public Relations Contact

Animoto Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Animoto founded?

    Animoto was founded in 2006.

  • Where is Animoto's headquarters?

    Animoto's headquarters is located at 214 Sullivan Street, New York.

  • What is Animoto's latest funding round?

    Animoto's latest funding round is Series C.

  • How much did Animoto raise?

    Animoto raised a total of $30M.

  • Who are the investors of Animoto?

    Investors of Animoto include Madrona Venture Group, Amazon, Spectrum Equity, Uncork Capital, Bruce Livingstone and 3 more.

  • Who are Animoto's competitors?

    Competitors of Animoto include PhotoRoom, Imaginario, Snackable, Hyperhuman,, Gan, Peech, Kankan Tech, SundaySky, Moises and 53 more.

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