Viewst reporting on its first startup year with tremendous results


May 12, 2021

Updated Jul 19, 2021

Viewst. The first steps on the stairway to the unicorn heaven.

2020 was a year of the global crazy ride for all businesses in the world. Some companies have been transformed, some have disappeared and some have strived to survive. But Viewst has made it to be their first startup year whatever.

What is Viewst all about?

Viewst is a woman-led startup. It was founded by Victoria Duben. She has been with Investment Banking for 9 years as an international funds sales, trader and portfolio manager. Then she decided to switch to her own startup. In 2017 Victoria founded Profit Button (a new kind of rich media banners), the project has grown to 8 countries on 3 continents for 2 years. In 2019 she founded Viewst startup.

Viewst is a marketing automation tool to create banners for all kinds of ad networks in minutes using numerous templates, animation tools, and free assets, etc. It is a one-stop-shop to automate ads production, collaborate and manage costs.

Viewst was built to help marketers, marketing agencies and designers as well to make the whole ads production process 10x faster and 10x cheaper while maintaining a professional level of performance.

The first version was launched in April 2020. During a year the team shipped some of the killing features namely: smart resize to create different sizes from one master banner, team access to collaborate, background removal and lots of other essential improvements.

What are the outcomes of the first operating year?

All funds were invested in product development but the outcomes are incredible taking into account almost the zero marketing budget.

Key results of the first year:
– 5000+ created projects on the platform
– $45K+ in sales in April 2021
– organic MAU1583 in March 2021
– 26% retention
– 20 earned foreeign media publications
Product of the Day on Product Hunt in December 2020
– 2 months AppSumo campaign with more than 730 customers in the first month
– pilot projects with international brands and marketing agencies

Plans for 2021

Viewst ambitious team strives for improving its achievements in the upcoming year.

Key objectives for 2021: 

  • 100K registrations

  • 25K MAU

  • $1M ARR

  • 40-45% rolling retention

“We believe that introducing automation and collaboration into the creative sphere is the most important element relating to ad success while the latter is the most required revenue driver for today’s  businesses. Viewst team has reached the point where we got inquiries from the top VC’s and are ready to boost the growth this year,”- said Victoria Duben, Founder/ CEO Viewst.

Founder, CEO at Viewst
Founder, CEO at Viewst
Founder, CEO at Viewst

Victoria is the CEO at Viewst. She is a serial entrepreneur and startup founder. She worked in Investment Banking for 9 years as international funds sales, trader, and portfolio manager. Then she decided to switch to her own startup. In 2017 Victoria founded Profit Button (a new kind of rich media banners), the project has grown to 8 countries on 3 continents in 2 years. In 2019 she founded Viewst startup. The company now has clients from 43 countries, including the USA, Canada, England, France, Brazil, Kenya, Indonesia, etc.

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