Bitstrips was a Canadian web and mobile application that allowed users to create comic strips using personalized avatars, and preset templates and poses.

Bitstrips was a new way to interact online that's more visual, personal and fun than traditional text and images. It gives you a visual identity you can use anywhere to express yourself in ways that words can't capture.

The company was based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada & founded by David Kennedy, Dorian Baldwin, Jacob Blackstock, Jesse Brown, Shahan Panth in Oct 19, 2007.


Bitstrips had raised a total of $11M in 2 funding rounds before it was acquried by Snap Inc for $64.2M in Mar 24, 2016.



  • Year founded: 2007
  • Funding Info: $11M in 2 funding rounds (Last funding type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Toronto
  • State: Ontario
  • Country: Canada
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