Tongal is a global community of creators that collaborate with networks, studios and brands to develop video content for every platform.

Tongal's digital content platform is used by Hollywood studios, brands and agencies to tap into a global pool of video creators.

Tongal was founded in 2009 by James DeJulio, Rob Salvatore, and Mark Burrell. The company is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

Tongal is on a mission to democratize the creative economy by bringing the world’s creative work to the world’s creative talent and connecting the best and brightest creators to unlimited opportunities.

Tongal’s product and technology power the entire creative process to bring undiscovered, great ideas to life. Notable organizations such as NBCUniversal, NASA, Disney, Warner Bros., Macy's, lululemon and The LEGO Group are developing branded and original content and advertising on the Tongal platform.


Tongal projects are open to anyone with a good idea and any filmmakers with the experience to execute it. Typically, each project is posted onto the website and broken up into three phases- "idea," "pitch" and "video," with all stages allowing contribution from anyone.


Tongal is backed by Insight Partners and Endeavor. The company raised $13M in a latest financing on Mar 03, 2020. This brings Tongal's total funding to $36.2M to date.


Tongal was listed 205th in the Inc 500 for 2014, which lists the fastest growing companies in the United States. It also won a Gold Medal at the 2014 Edison Awards for Collaboration and Knowledge Management.



  • Year founded: 2009
  • Funding Info: $36.2M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Venture- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Santa Monica
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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