VideoBlocks is a profitable, venture-backed stock video/audio company, recently recognized by Inc. Magazine as the fourth fastest growing media company in the United States. We empower over 100,000 customers to enhance their creative projects, ranging from professional production studios like NBC, to pro-sumers and enthusiasts like colleges, churches and video editing hobbyists. These users download over 1,000,000 video and audio clips from each month. is a subscription-based website that provides members with unlimited downloads of stock video, motion backgrounds, production music, sound effects, special effects, After Effects templates and more. Instead of charging per download, we allow our members to download as much as they want — all for less than the price of just one clip at competing sites.

  • Industry: Media
  • Year Started: 2001
  • Organization Type: For-Profit
  • # of Employees: 25 ( as of Dec 31, 2013)

Joel Holland

Founder and CEO

Joel Holland is the founder and CEO of Video Blocks, a company that distributes over 1,000,000 clips of royalty free stock video and audio each month to over 100,000 customers in the television and video production industry, from professional outlets like NBC, to hobbyists and enthusiasts. In 2012, Video Blocks was named the fourth fastest growing media company in the US by Inc. Magazine, and made the Inc. 500 list. For his work with Video Blocks, Joel has been named one of the "Top 25 Entrepreneurs Under 25" by BusinessWeek Magazine, "Young Entrepreneur of the Year" by the United States Small Business Administration, “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Ernst and Young for the Greater Washington DC Region, and made Inc. Magazine’s prestigious “30 Under 30” list in 2013. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2008 from Babson College, a school ranked #1 for Entrepreneurship by US News and World Report.

  • Age: 32
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian

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