Location: Los Angeles, CA

Founder: Jessica Schleder, CEO


Adoptimize is an animal shelter software that generates high quality pet photos in seconds that increase adoption and return to home rates, reduce shelter operating costs, and save lives.

Adoptimize is a woman-led startup based in Los Angeles, serving over 200 private and municipal animal welfare organizations across the US. On average, shelters with Adoptimize images see a 20% increase in adoption rate, 104% higher dog return-to-home rate, and a 10% reduction in length of stay for cats. In 2020, the City of El Paso saved $508,000 in cost of care with Adoptimize.