Shutterstock Inc (SSTK) Hits 30M Images, 350M Images Licensed

Posted Oct 28, 2013

Shutterstock Inc (NYSE:SSTK), one of the largest stock image websites, has announced that they now have 30 million images in their collection.  They have also sold over 350 million licenses since they were founded in 2003. Shutterstock adds around 20,000 photos, illustrations, and vectors every day.

“Both achievements represent the power of Shutterstock’s two-sided marketplace,” stated President and Chief Operating Officer Thilo Semmelbauer. “While our collection has grown to become the largest of its kind, our innovative search technology provides an unparalleled user experience that helps customers find the images they want quickly.”

Shutterstock has 40,000 contributors around the world and they have strict guidelines for accepting images.  Based in New York City, Shutterstock also owns Bigstock, Offset, and Skillfeed.