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Founded:
October 1, 2006
Founders:
Kyle Vogt, Justin Kan
Employees:
32
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Funding:
$8M
Categories:
Chat, Video, Games
Description:
Justin.TV is an online community for users to freely create, share, and broadcast live videos.

Detailed Description

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Founded in October 2006, Justin.tv is the largest online community to live streaming service , look andcommunication around broadcast. Using only a laptop, you can share your event, class, party, idea, to anyone in over 250 countries while they chat in real-broadcast with you and with other people. With more than 41 million unique visitors per month and 428,000 channels broadcasting live video, Justin.tv is the leading live video site on the Web, enabling users to create real-time connections with others around the world. One new live video starts each second, and users watch more than 300 million videos every month.

Justin.tv's live video platform scales to support massive audiences by measuring demand in real-time and intelligently replicating streams to additional servers to meet that demand. Constructed by a team of MIT and Yale graduates, the Justin.tv platform pushes more than 177 Gbps of video at peak usage—the equivalent of 16,946 standard DVDs per hour.

Headquartered in San Francisco, Justin.tv is funded by Y Combinator, Alsop-Louie Partners and Draper Associates.

Current Team (6)

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Past Team (14)

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Funding Rounds (2) - $8M

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Investors (3)

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    Y Combinator

    Y Combinator is a seed accelerator that provides financing services and business consulting to...
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    Alsop Louie Partners

    Above all else, we are focused on identifying the most promising entrepreneurs. We are focused on...
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    Felicis Ventures

    Felicis Ventures is a boutique venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    36 Clyde Street

    San Francisco, CA 94107

    USA

Competitors (10)

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    Vokle

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    blogTV is a live streaming and chat community that allows users to stream for free, video chat...
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    Qik

    Qik is an app enabling mobile phone users to share live videos with their friends, family and...
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    Tinychat

    Tinychat is an online chat website that allows users to communicate via voice and video chat and...
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    Streamup is a social media platform for broadcasting live video chats.
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    LineTeVe

    Live Social Network
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    Livestream

    Livestream, a live video-streaming platform, allows users to watch, like and share live events...
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    Stickam

    Stickam.com is a social network providing live video streaming of web pages, online auctions,...

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