FlashStock, a Toronto, Canada-based solution connecting brands with its photographer network for customized authentic imagery, raised a further funding round bringing total capital raised to $1.5m.
Jonathan Lister, who oversees the North American advertising sales organization for LinkedIn, invested in the company, among others.
It intends to use the funds to further accelerate penetration into mainstream markets.
Led by Grant Munro, CEO, FlashStock allows brands to create custom, on brand imagery by connecting with a network of global photographers in 200+ markets worldwide.
It is used by Fortune 500 brands such as Diageo, Johnson & Johnson, Mercedes-Benz, Fairmont Hotels, MasterCard, JPMC, L’Oreal, Hyundai, and Pepsi Co.
The company’s Board of Directors include:
• Mr Lister
• Mr Munro,
• Tom Arrix, former Vice President of Global Marketing Solutions (North America) at Facebook
• Chris Burggraeve, former Chief Marketing Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev; Founder, Vicomte LLC
• William Campbell, former Senior Advisor at JPMorgan Chase & Co and Chief Executive Officer of Global at Citibank
• Michael Scissons, Global VP, Ecommerce at Anheuser-Busch InBev.