There’s been a big shakeup within the photograph web site sphere. Zenfolio introduced right this moment that it has acquired Format, a significant website-building platform and market based mostly in Canada.
Zenfolio has supplied Software program as a Service (SaaS) enterprise options for photographers since 2006. Format has been reside since 2010. With right this moment’s acquisition, Zenfolio is positioned as probably the most complete companies for photographers and artists.
‘We deeply respect the Format model, their staff and group, and the enterprise they’ve constructed,’ stated John Loughlin, Zenfolio’s CEO. ‘This mixture will develop the capabilities and companies supplied to our respective clients.’
Lukas Dryja, Format CEO and Co-Founder, added, ‘Since creating Format, we now have cared deeply about our group and staff. Partnering with Zenfolio is an amazing alternative for each. The Format group will profit from Zenfolio’s intensive know-how companies whereas Zenfolio clients can have entry to world class instruments and design to showcase their work on-line.’
Buying Format continues Zenfolio’s ongoing effort to reimagine and reposition its choices. Zenfolio not too long ago unveiled a brand new cloud-based know-how platform that makes use of synthetic intelligence and machine studying to assist photographers run their enterprise. In August, Zenfolio unveiled ProSuite, a brand new all-in-one enterprise resolution for skilled photographers.
Nevertheless, Zenfolio and Format will function in parallel for now, retaining their respective staff and subscription base. It is unclear what Zenfolio’s long-term plans are for Format.