Status
Acquired by Amazon on August 25, 2014
Funding Received
$35 Million in 2 Rounds from 6 Investors
Founded:
2011
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Description:
Twitch is a social video platform for gamers.
Founders:
Kyle Vogt, Justin Kan, Emmett Shear
Categories:
Social Media, Video Streaming, Video Games, Video
Website:
http://www.twitch.tv

Detailed Description

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Founded in June 2011, Twitch is social video for gamers. It is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers where more than 55 million gather every month to broadcast, watch and talk about video games. Twitch’s video platform is the backbone of both live and on-demand distribution for the entire video game ecosystem. This includes game developers, publishers, media outlets, events, user generated content, and the entire esports scene. In February 2014, Wall Street Journal ranked Twitch as the 4th largest website in terms of peak internet traffic in the U.S. fortifying the brand as an entertainment industry leader and the epicenter of social video for gamers.

Current Team (6)

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Past Team (3)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Investors (6)

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Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Europe Office

    London,

    GBR

  • Headquarters

    San Francisco, CA

    USA

Images (1)

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