5 Video Creation App Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 19th, 2023
Start A Video Creation App Business

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

1. Wavve ($1.2M/year)

Baird, a sales guy with a love for tech and marketing, started Wavve after a failed attempt at building a social network. While trying to find a way to promote their audio content on social media, they discovered the need for a tool to convert audio into shareable videos and pivoted to create Wavve. They focused on solving problems and quickly gained paying customers, bootstrapping the business to $75k in monthly recurring revenue over 3 years.

How much they make: $1.2M/year
Current team size: 0


How We Launched A $75K/Month Audio Sharing App For Podcasters

Wavve, a SaaS product helping podcasters and audio creators promote their content on social media, has grown to $75k in monthly recurring revenue with over 70,000 signups and clients including ESPN Radio, Dave Ramsey, and BBC.

Baird started Wavve over 7 years ago
Baird grew the business to $100K/month
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2. Vidds ($27.6K/year)

Ed and Andrew, the co-founders of Vidds, met online through the Indie Hackers forum and decided to collaborate on Andrew's tool for creating short promo videos. They saw potential in the tool and redesigned and rebuilt it together. After a successful launch on Product Hunt and a listing on AppSumo, they have attracted loyal users and generated sales. They are now focused on scaling their marketing efforts and developing new features to enhance the user experience.

How much they make: $27.6K/year
How much did it cost to start: $150
Current team size: 0


These Two Founders Met Online And Created A Video-Editing App

Vidds co-founders built an online video editor, with drag & drop scene builder, pre-designed templates, music, shape, and animations features that on average is now generating $2,300 a month from solo entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Ed started Vidds about 3 years ago
Ed grew the business to $2.3K/month
It cost Ed $150 to start the business
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3. MealSurfers ($60K/year)

How much they make: $60K/year
Current team size:

Graduating and Raising $15,000 for a New Clothing Brand

This case study highlights how a men's apparel company founded by Paul in California successfully raised $15,000 through Kickstarter.

They grew the business to $5K/month
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