Depositphotos: the world’s fastest growing photo bank

An online platform that sells high-quality licensed stock photos, graphics, vectors, and videos. Clients from 192 countries turn to Depositphotos to find content to visualize their ideas and projects.

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Depositphotos is one of the world’s fastest-growing photobanks, currently with 125 million files. The platform helps people realize all kinds of projects by making creative content accessible to everyone. Depositphotos has affordable pricing, offering flexible subscription plans suitable for individuals and businesses. It’s easy to find the right visuals for any project thanks to their smart search algorithms, and professionals that share industry insights and inspiration.

How does Depositphotos work?

Depositphotos has many images and many flexible price options for every taste and budget. There are advanced search algorithms for relevant images or tips from other searches that may better suit your needs. 

  • You can narrow you down your search through filters and be more specific about what you need. Filters significantly simplify your search for finding exact images or videos!
  • Royalty-free does not mean that images or videos can be downloaded for free. When you buy an item, you are not charged for several times. Just pay once and use it as many times as you need.
  • It is free to register on Depositphotos. You can create folders and share them with your colleagues and friends. You can buy images or videos and add them to your shopping cart and pay later. Depositphotos also has different packages and subscription options for its users.

Success story

DepositPhotos, which has almost 50 million free images, videos and vector graphics for sale, was founded in Kyiv in 2009 and now has 10 million visitors to its website per month. Headquartered in New York, the company serves customers from 192 countries with 24-hour support in 20 languages.

DepositPhotos was founded in 2009, by Ukrainian businessman Dmitry Sergeyev. The fact is that at the time of the creation of DepositPhotos Dmitry Sergeyev already had a reasonably impressive start-up capital and remarkable experience in developing and running a business.

Dmitry Sergeyev founded the famous file hosting service Depositfiles in 2005. In 2008, when it became clear that the old file hosting services were disappearing, this project was sold for several million dollars. With this money, Dmitry Sergeyev launched his next development, Depositphotos. According to him, the first time he invested in DepositPhotos about $1 million from his pocket.

In 2011, the growth of the company was noticed by TMT Investments, which invested $3 million in DepositPhotos in exchange for a 27% stake in the company. At that time, the entire business was valued at $10 million. Four years later, the company has grown ten times more. Besides, in December 2015, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development invested $ 4 million into the company.

In 2011, the rapid growth of the company was noticed by TMT Investments, and they invested $3 million into Depositphotos in exchange for a 27% stake in the company. At that time, the entire business was valued at $10 million. Four years later, the company has grown ten times more. In December 2015, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development invested $4 million to the company.

About this Show Case

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Scale-up

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Kyiv

Topics

Photobank

Contact

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Anastasiia Fed-Titova

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anastasiia.titova@depositphotos.com

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