At EyeEm clients purchase real, authentic imagery created by a new, evolving generation of photographers. The free EyeEm photo app for iOS and Android has been downloaded more than 10 million times and is available in 20 languages. The company was founded in Berlin in 2011 by photo-enthusiasts Florian Meissner, Lorenz Aschoff, Ramzi Rizk and Gen Sadakane with a strong belief in the quality and community of mobile photography.
The founding team has received an undisclosed amount of seed funding from Passion Capital and Pan-European Venture Capital fund Wellington Partners. This was followed by a $6m funding round from Earlybird Venture Capital in 2013, with existing investors Wellington Partners and Passion Capital contributing to the round.