6 Stock Video Business Success Stories [2023]

6 Stock Video Business Success Stories [2023]
Start A Stock Video Business

Stock video is pre-filmed footage that can be purchased and used in various projects and films. Like stock photos, copyrighted stock videos cannot be used without permission and licensing from the rightful owner.

Businesses and filmmakers use licensed stock footage as they save money and hours, they would need to create original footage. Starting a stock video suitable for use in commercials and entertainment can be a great venture.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a stock video business:

1. VideoPlasty ($120K/year)

Eduard Stinga (from Arad, Romania) started VideoPlasty about 6 years ago.

$10K / month
1 founders / 5 employees

Case Study

I’m Eduard Stinga, founder of VideoPlasty, a platform for stock animation and GIF images.

Since we launched, more than 600,000 people have visited our platform over the years, with 2020 being our best year so far, the year we finally cleared the first legendary milestone for any startup, registering our first six-figure year with a little over $100k in revenue. And we’re just getting started!


2. Unsplash

Beautiful, free images and photos that you can download and use for any project. Better than any royalty free or stock photos.

  • Website traffic: 37.6M/month
  • Business rank: #369

Check out their full website ➜

Learn more about starting a stock video business:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a stock video business?
-> Pros and cons of a stock video business

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established stock video business

Other resources

-> Stock video business tips

4. Vecteezy

Choose from over a million free vectors, clipart graphics, vector art images, design templates, and illustrations created by artists worldwide!

  • Website traffic: 8.34M/month
  • Business rank: #1.49K

Check out their full website ➜

5. TechSmith

TechSmith is the industry leader for screen recording and screen capture software. TechSmith gives you everything you need to capture and record your Windows, Mac, and iOS devices.

  • Website traffic: 2.34M/month
  • Business rank: #4.06K

Check out their full website ➜

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