Powtoon is a company which sells cloud-based software (SaaS). for creating animated presentations and animated explainer videos.

Type Private
Industry Internet Marketing
Founded 2012; 6 years ago 
Headquarters 28 Church Rd London, UK, United Kingdom
Key people
Ilya Spitalnik (Co-Founder and CEO), Daniel Zaturansky (Co-Founder and COO), Sven Hoffman (Co-Founder and CTO), Oren Mashkovski (Co-Founder and Director)
Products Powtoon Web-based animation software


Powtoon is Web-based animation software that allows users to create animated presentations by manipulating pre-created objects, imported images, provided music and user created voice-overs.

Powtoon uses an Apache Flex engine to generate an XML file that can be played in the Powtoon online viewer, exported to YouTube or downloaded as an MP4 file. Powtoon is also available on the Google Chrome Store and has an application on Edmodo.com.



Powtoon was founded in January 2012, following a $180k seed round investment in December 2011.

The Company released a beta version in August 2012 and has seen fast subscriber growth since. In December 2012 Powtoon secured $600,000 investment from LA based Venture Capital firm Startup Minds. In February 2013 Powtoon introduced a free account option allowing users to create animated videos that can be exported to Youtube. The free videos include the Powtoon branding.

How to use

1. Sign up

2. Choose a style of animation

  • Modern edge
  • Whiteboard
  • Cartoon
  • Infographic
  • Real

3. Start your animated presentation


  • Scenes
  • Background
  • Text
  • Characters
  • Props
  • Shapes
  • Sound
  • Media
  • Specials




Powtoon: https://www.powtoon.com/home/

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