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GoPro

Maker of high-definition video cameras.

Headquarters:
3000 Clearview Way
San Mateo, CA 94402
Employees: 1,076
CEO: Nicholas Woodman
Stock Symbol: GPRO

Website: http://www.gopro.com

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GoPro's versatile cameras and accessories enable people to self-capture immersive and engaging footage of themselves enjoying their favorite activities. From extreme to mainstream, GoPro's HERO line of wearable and gear-mountable capture devices are transforming the way consumers, professional athletes, and video production professionals capture, manage and share meaningful photo and video content.

GoPro's products are sold through more than 25,000 stores in over 100 countries worldwide and direct via GoPro.com. GoPro branded content is shared and enjoyed by millions of people on popular media channels such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo and YouTube.

GoPro's mobile app has been downloaded over 16 million times.

In 2014, GoPro reported revenues of $1.39 billion, an increase of over 40% from the previous year, and net income of $128 million. The company said it shipped 1.3 million units in the first quarter of 2015.

The company added 324 employees in 2014.

In July, the company introduced HERO4, its latest camera that is 50% smaller and 40% lighter than previous models.

History

The company began was founded by Nicholas Woodman to help athletes document themselves engaged in their sport. It was first incorporated as Woodman Labs, Inc. in California and began doing business as GoPro in February 2004.

The company went public on Nasdaq stock market in June 2014.

Updated July 19, 2015