Vidme began in 2014 as an experiment in making video sharing faster, easier, and more fun. We built a one-step video uploading utility that didn't even require login.
Within two years, usage exploded to more than 20M monthly active users and billions of pageviews. Vidme became a top 500 Alexa website. We raised $8M from great investors like Upfront, NEA, First Round Capital, and Initialized.
Unfortunately, all this usage cost a lot to support, and we ultimately failed to find a way to turn Vidme into a sustainable business.
Vidme's brand and tech were acquired by Giphy in 2018. Here's a post about what we learned.