PIXTA, Inc. operates as a holding company that provides an online creative platform. It operates a marketplace of stock photos, illustrations, vectors, and videos. The firm's platform is sourced by contributors such as stock photo agencies, photographers, illustrators, and videographers. Its images are used for creative projects including advertisements, web design, publications, and television programs. The company was founded by Daisuke Komata on August 25, 2005 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.