We optimize the link so marketers can own their customer experience.

Since 2008, we have been committed to optimizing the link so marketers can own the customer experience. Bitly Enterprise - branded links, mobile deep linking, omnichannel campaign tracking, audience intelligence - gives the world's leading brands a holistic, unbiased view into an increasingly complex digital landscape, and a powerful way to see, control and own their customer experience across the internet. We are headquartered in New York City, with offices in San Francisco and Denver, and is trusted by leading brands like IBM, eBay, Nike, GE, BuzzFeed and thousands more.

Words we live by
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Do or do not, there is no try.

We will do great things. We will take risks. We will make it happen.

Knowledge is power.

We are curious. We strive to discover new things and share them with the world.

This Land is our Land.

We are in this together and we are all owners.


We strive for excellence in all we do. We care.


We treat our teammates, customers, and partners with integrity and value relationships that we build.

Bitly Established


  • Bitly Raises $2M In Series A Funding
    Mar 2009 Funding
  • 2010
  • Bitly launches Branded Short Domains

    Bitly launches Branded Short Domains, giving brands the ability to control their brand and capture their data by replacing the bit.ly in their Bitlinks.

    Jan 2010 Product Launch
  • Bitly launches Bitly Brand Tools

    Bitly launches Bitly Brand Tools (formerly known as Bitly Enterprise).

    Apr 2010 Product Launch
  • Bitly Raises $10M In Series B Funding
    Oct 2010 Funding
  • 2011
  • Milestone: Bitly Brand Tools 100th Customer
    Feb 2011 Team
  • 2012
  • Bitly Opens New Office

    A fast-paced growing company, Bitly moves out of the Betaworks workspace and opens a new office in Union Square, NYC.

    May 2012 Team
  • Chauncey McPufferson Is Born

    The Bitly mascot, Chauncey McPufferson, is born.

    Jun 2012 Team
  • 2013
  • Bitly Names Mark Josephson as CEO

    Bitly names Mark Josephson, previously of Outside.In, AOL and About.com, as CEO.

    Jul 2013 Team
  • 2014
  • Bitly Launches the Bitly Certified Partner Program

    Bitly launches the Bitly Certified Partner Program, designed to recognize and support the best companies that integrate Bitly data and functionality into their platforms.

    Jun 2014 Product Launch
  • 2015
  • Bitly Optimizes Links for Mobile

    Bitly launches Mobile Deep Linking to help marketers build a seamless user experience across devices and get their audiences to the right place every time no matter which device they are on.

    Mar 2015 Product Launch
  • 2016
  • Bitly <3s HTTPS

    Bitly deploys HTTPS support for all users with Branded Short Domains to provide encryption and security from third-party "listening" and data collection for their links.

    May 2016 Product Launch
  • Bitly Unveils #NewBitly

    The new, more powerful Bitly interface rolls out to all users of the free product around the globe.

    Jun 2016 Product Launch

We inspire people to better understand the world around them.

Allow us to introduce ourselves

We're a fast-paced startup in the heart of NYC's Flatiron District. We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package, and the chance to be part of a team that is passionate and focused on building something impactful.

Bitly Leadership Team

The Bitly Believers

We are backed by the smartest investors in the business.

Meet Chauncey McPufferson

Chauncey McPufferson was born at Bitly HQ in 2008. There are many different sides to this complex, little pufferfish. Just like your links, no two puffers are the same. Please put your fins together for Chauncey's extended family!

Day of the Dead
Richard McSwimmons