Behance

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Behance (stylized as Bēhance) is a social media platform. Intended to show and discover creative work.

Platform was founded by Matias Corea and Scott Belsky in November 2005.[1]

In 2009, Behance got Silicon Alley Insider Award Finalist as Most Loved Product or Service.[2]

Platform owned by Adobe because it was acquired by Adobe Systems in December 2012.[3][4] In May 2012, the platform received $6.5 million from investors. Among them were Dave McClure and Jeff Bezos' investment company, Bezos Expeditions.[5][6]

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  1. Staff, Inc (2019-02-27). "13 All-Star Founders Share the Single Best Piece of Advice They Ever Received". Inc.com. Retrieved 2019-07-24.
  2. "Congratulations To The Winners Of The 2009 Silicon Alley Awards!". Business Insider.
  3. "Adobe Acquired Portfolio Service Behance For More Than $150 Million In Cash And Stock". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2021-10-04.
  4. Carlson, Nicholas. "Here's Why Adobe Just Bought My Startup For $150 Million". Business Insider. Retrieved 2021-10-04.
  5. Empson, Rip (15 May 2012). "After 5 Years Of Bootstrapping, Behance Nabs $6.5M From USV, Jeff Bezos, Dave Morin & More". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2020-05-18.
  6. Cook, John (14 May 2012). "Amazon's Jeff Bezos backs Behance, a place for artists to showcase their talents". GeekWire. Retrieved 2020-05-18.