Our Mission

We’re striving to build the world’s favorite photo editor. Billions of people take trillions of photos – we want them all to be edited with Aviary.

Meet the Team

The story so far...

March 2007

Aviary cofounded by Avi Muchnick, Israel Derdik and Michael Galpert with a seed investment from Jeff Bezos.

September 2007

Aviary launches in private beta as a suite of creative web apps.

Aviary Editor
February 2008

Aviary beta opens to the public. Ultimately reaches 8 tools used by 1 million members before being retired to focus on its mobile strategy.

July 2008

Vision Ventures invests with participation from other notable angel investors.

August 2009

Spark Capital joins as lead investor.

Aviary Launches on Mobile Platforms
September 2011

Aviary launches its mobile SDKs with 30 partners.

November 2011

1 million photos edited per week.

June 2012

Aviary launches standalone apps for iOS and Android.

July 2012

Walgreens and AMD join as investors.

September 2012

1 billion photos edited.

One hell of a party that night!
December 2012

Brought on Tobias Peggs as CEO.

March 2013

3 billion photo edits and now partnerships with Twitter, Walgreens and Yahoo!

Twitter, Walgreens and Yahoo!

10 billion photos edited

70 million active users

30 amazing people

The People of Aviary

Who we are

A team of talented artists, engineers, product thinkers and brand strategists who mountain-climb, paint, even play the bagpipes. We’d love you to join us.

Work at Aviary