Looksery

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Looksery
Subsidiary
ISIN🆔
Industry
Founded 📆2013; 9 years ago (2013)
Founders 👔
  • Victor Shaburov
  • Yurii Monastyrshin
Headquarters 🏙️,
San Francisco
,
United States
Area served 🗺️
Members
Number of employees
45 (2016)
ParentSnap Inc. (2015–present)
🌐 Websitewww.looksery.com
📇 Address
📞 telephone

Looksery is an American software startup founded in 2013 by Victor Shaburov and Yurii Monastyrshin in Odessa, Ukraine. The company was acquired by Snap Inc. for $150 million.[1] The company developed Looksery mobile application to produce and share facial modification of photos in real time on smartphones.[2]

The company has offices in Ukraine and the United States.[3]

Reception[edit]

Looksery got a lot of media attention. Vogue selected Looksery as one of the ten Best Apps of 2014.[4]

TechCrunch named Looksery as "a clever application that lets you change your facial features".[5]

References[edit]

  1. "Snapchat's $150 million acquisition of Looksery stands as Ukrainian record - Dec. 04, 2015". KyivPost. 2015-12-04. Retrieved 2020-03-11.
  2. Steiner, Cosmin; Influencer™, ContributorCulture (2014-10-31). "This Year Halloween Has Its Own Selfie App". HuffPost. Retrieved 2020-03-11.
  3. Shankland, Stephen. "Startup Looksery aims to beautify your selfie videos". CNET. Retrieved 2020-03-11.
  4. O'Callaghan, Jonathan (2014-06-09). "App uses facial tracking to transform your appearance". Mail Online. Retrieved 2020-03-11.
  5. "Looksery Launches On Kickstarter With An App That Makes You Look Better (Or Just Funnier) On Video Chat". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2020-03-11.



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