Picsart adds interest-driven communities called ‘Spaces’ for social collaboration
Digital creation platform Picsart is launching new in-app communities dedicated to specific topics and interests, the company announced on Tuesday. The communities are called “Spaces” and
Picsart’s AI-powered SketchAI app turns images and outlines into digital art
Riding the generative AI wave, Picsart, the developer behind various photo and video editing apps for the web and mobile devices, is introducing a new iOS app that transforms photos and drawings into
Zoom and Enhance (kinda) go from fiction to fact with Picsart’s AI image enhancer
“Can you enhance that?” the CSI detective asks a bespectacled computer nerd, pointing at a six-pixel area of CCTV footage that may or may not be a driver’s license. Two seconds later
Carbon Health lays off 8% of staff
The company noted the layoffs were the result of winding down certain business lines related to the pandemic and a shift to focus on profitability.
A third straight week of tech layoffs in the books
You thought the market was bad for venture capitalists, but what about the actual workers behind the tech companies they’ve backed? Reluctantly, we’re writing a tech layoffs roundup for the third
Picsart brings its editing tools to Google Drive with new integration
Digital creation platform Picsart has launched an integration with Google Drive via the Google Workspace Marketplace. The new integration enables users to edit Google Drive images in Picsart’s w
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Picsart brings its creative tools to developers with new API
Digital creation platform Picsart has launched a new API program called Picsart for Developers, the company announced on Wednesday. Picsart offers a range of digital creation and editing tools aimed a
Picsart acquires R&D company DeepCraft in seven-figure deal to aid video push
SoftBank-based digital creation platform Picsart, which recently hit uniciorn status, announced today it’s acquiring the research and development company DeepCraft. The deal is a combination of
TikTok brings its Video Kit to desktop, web and consoles
TikTok announced today it’s expanding its Video Kit offering for developers to include those building apps for the web, desktop and consoles, in addition to its previous support for mobile platf
Google lowers Play Store fees to 15% on subscription apps, as low as 10% for media apps
Google is lowering commissions on all subscription-based businesses on the Google Play Store, the company announced today. Previously, the company had followed Apple’s move by reducing commissio
Picsart raises $130M from SoftBank, becomes unicorn on the back of its visual creator tools
Picsart COO Tammy Nam said it was now past a $100 million run rate, and that it was worth more than $1 billion after the SoftBank round. That was the extent of our ability to mine her for details.
Two $50M-ish ARR companies talk growth and plans for the coming quarters
This group of companies are what we're calling our $50 million annual recurring revenue (ARR) group, though we're not too strict on that revenue figure.
App management startup AppFollow raises $5M Series A round led by Nauta Capital
AppFollow, an app management startup, has raised a $5 million Series A round led by Barcelona’s Nauta Capital, alongside existing investors Vendep Capital and RTP Global participating. The Helsinki-
Watch an unfiltered interview of PicsArt founder at Disrupt Berlin
Smartphones have become a creative playground thanks to cameras and innovative apps, such as PicsArt. With PicsArt, anybody can add filters and stickers and tweak photos and videos in many different w
PicsArt hits 130 million MAUs as Chinese flock to its photo-editing app
If you’re like me, who isn’t big on social media, you’d think that the image filters that come inside most apps will do the job. But for many others, especially the younger crowd, ma
Former Viki CEO Tammy Nam joins PicsArt as its first COO
PicsArt, the company behind the photo-editing app of the same name, has hired Tammy Nam as its first chief operating officer. Nam was most recently the CEO of Viki, the Rakuten-acquired video streamin
Creative-focused app PicsArt hits 100M MAUs, attracting brands tired of trolls
You would think that social networks are more or less “done” now. What would be the point of another in a world filled with so many options? But in fact, there remains a niche which has been growi
Prisma adds art filtered video, GIFs coming next
Art filter photo app Prisma is adding a big new feature to its iOS app in an update landing today: support for videos.
PicsArt drizzles Prisma-style magic on your pics and videos
PicsArt today launched a brand new pair of apps for iOS, adding Prisma-like effects for photographs and videos to the visually stimulating toolbox that lives inside your phone. The company also launch