We develop paradigm-shifting ideas for
premium brands ready to seize the moment.

Our story

Famous was founded on a simple idea:
to be an original, unique voice that makes the digital world a more beautiful place to be.

We believe the highest level of engagement between consumers and brands happens when the moment is instantaneous and beautiful. Our focus is developing never-before-imagined Instant Apps that transform moments into immersive awareness opportunities.

Our investors

Famous was
founded in 2011.

Famous has raised more than $31 million from Insight Ventures, Javeline Venture Partners, and a host of other leading venture capitalists in Silicon Valley.

Our people

Steve Newcomb

Founder & CEO

Mark Lu

Co-Founder & Engineer

Sarah Faulkner

Head of Product Management

Dash Ponce de Leon

Head of Design

Geoff Amborn

Head of Sales

Greg Barto

Business Development

Sara Stoddard

Content Designer

Sara Tatman

Office Manager

Camille Villanueva

Content Designer

Jack Schlotthauer


Brian LoCicero


Ryan Brownlow


Mike Perry


Steven Crosby


Elan Samuel


Andrew Baygulov

Lead Designer

Nichole Kezsely

Sales Lead

Charley Cover


Famous Careers

Do you have the qualities to become Famous?

Ready to get Famous?

Deliver content in a way fans have never experienced, during moments when they're already engaged.

Where to find us

188 King St, PH2
San Francisco, CA 94107

Contact us

+1 (415) 319 3574