Behance is a platform to showcase and discover photography, graphic design, illustration, and fashion. It is a product of New York-based company Behance, Inc., which has also created other services meant to organize creative people and support creative careers.
ProSite is a personal portfolio site builder that syncs with the Behance Network. Members of the Behance Network use ProSite to build and customize portfolio websites that live on their own URL. These sites display members’ projects from the Behance Network in a personalized environment.
Content from the Behance Network gets fed into a network of sites called the Served sites, which display work in specific categories such as Fashion Served, Industrial Design Served, Motion Graphics Served, Photography Served, Typography Served, as well as partnership with fashion magazine Tokion to create Tokion Served. In September 2010, 5 more Served Sites were launched, including Branding Served, Digital Art Served, Illustration Served, Toy Design Served, and Web Design Served. In April 2012, 5 more Served Sites were launched, including Advertising Served, Architecture Served, Art Served, Character Served, Packaging Design Served.
Action Method is a productivity methodology targeting creative professionals. This includes a line of paper products, an online application called Action Method Online, and a mobile application.
99U is a content based website, consulting service, and annual conference in New York City, that focus on best practices for pushing ideas forward. The name 99U comes from the Thomas Edison quote that "Genius is 1% inspiration, 99% perspiration." In 2011, 99U won a Webby Award for "Best Cultural Blog."
Behance's founder and CEO Scott Belsky is the author of "Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming The Obstacles Between Vision & Reality," which became a Wall Street Journal National Bestseller.
Belsky was also included on Fast Company Magazine's "100 Most Creative People in Business" list in June 2010.
2008 Webby Award Honoree (The Behance Network) – Social/Network and Self-Promotion/Portfolio Category
2009 Webby Award Finalist (The Behance Network) – Self-Promotion/Portfolio Category
2009 Webby Award honoree (The Behance Network) – Best Visual Design and Best Community
2009 Silicon Alley Insider Award Finalist – Most Loved Product or Service
2011 Webby Award Honoree (The Behance Network) – Self-Promotional/Portfolio and Social Media Category
2011 Webby Award Winner (The 99%) – Best Cultural Blog