PetaPixel: 500px Acquired by VCG, the Getty Images of China

PetaPixel: 500px Acquired by VCG, the Getty Images of China. “500px has been acquired by Visual China Group (VCG), the Beijing, China-based photo and media agency that’s known as ‘the Getty Images of China.’ VCG announced today that its subsidiary VCG Hong Kong has acquired 100% of 500px shares. VCG previously led a $13 million funding round in 500px back in July 2015, becoming 500px exclusive distributor of images in China, and in October of that year 500px announced an expansion into China with its new website, 500px.me.”