BitTorrent Inc. is an Internet technology company based in San Francisco. We design distributed technologies that scale efficiently, keep intelligence at the edge, and keep creators and consumers in control of their content and data. More than 170 million people use our products every month. Our protocols move as much as 40% of the world's Internet traffic on a daily basis.
Our mission is to build a better Internet. To work with people, industries and nations to create better ways to move information. Better ways for creators to make money. New ways for fans to engage, on their terms. Ways to sustain the stuff we share. The Internet promised us this much. And we promise to make good on it.
We believe in an Internet of options, not rules.

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San Francisco, US
BitTorrent was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at BitTorrent

Dipak Joshi

Dipak Joshi

Bram Cohen

Bram Cohen

Chief Scientist and Co-Founder
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BitTorrent Office Locations

BitTorrent has offices in Singapore, San Diego, San Francisco, Mumbai and in 1 other location
San Francisco, US (HQ)
s200 303 2nd St
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BitTorrent Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$64.5 m


In total, BitTorrent had raised $64.5 m. BitTorrent is a subsidiary of TRON

BitTorrent Operating Metrics

Jun, 2018


170 m
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BitTorrent Online and Social Media Presence

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BitTorrent News and Updates

BitTorrent is selling for $140M to Justin Sun and Tron

BitTorrent, an early mover in concept of building a business around decentralised computing architecture to distribute and store data, is being sold for $140 million in cash to Justin Sun and his blockchain media startup Tron, TechCrunch has learned. Variety yesterday reported that a sale of the com…

File Sharing Software Market Receives a Rapid Boost in Economy due to High Emerging Demands by Forecast to 2022: Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies, and Focusing on Top Key Players BitTorrent, Limeware, Shareaza, Kazaa, iMesh, Bearshare Lite

The file sharing system is growing at a significant rate majorly due to the increased growth of cloud-based services. A huge number of organizations are moving towards cloud deployment making them easy to access and share files across different platforms and locations. The market for file sharing so…

How BitTorrent Spurred the Streaming Revolution

Bram Cohen may say his file-sharing platform wasn't built for piracy, but BitTorrent quickly changed what we do online.

The 6 best VPNs to help keep you anonymous on the internet

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. If you're unfamiliar with a virtual private network, or VPN, there's no better time to get to know them. There are a number of reas…

ExtraTorrent shuts down permanently

ExtraTorrent shut itself down this week. It was the second-largest torrent site after The Pirate Bay, known best for its massive index of entertainment content downloadable using the BitTorrent protocol. Despite the inevitable rumors, there is no reason to believe the site will be making a return. T…
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BitTorrent Company Life and Culture

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