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.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
71 (est)-1%
BitTorrent was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at BitTorrent

Dipak Joshi

Dipak Joshi

Chief Financial Officer
Bram Cohen

Bram Cohen

Chief Scientist and Co-founder

BitTorrent Office Locations

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

BitTorrent Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$64.5 m

Latest funding size

$7 m

Time since last funding

almost 9 years


BitTorrent's latest funding round in September 2008 was reported to be $7 m. In total, BitTorrent has raised $64.5 m

BitTorrent Median Salaries

Source: 22 public H-1B filings from BitTorrent

Traffic Overview of BitTorrent

BitTorrent Online and Social Media Presence

BitTorrent News and Updates

BitTorrent Live’s “cable-killer” P2P video app finally hits iOS

 Cable companies rule TV because they control the expensive wires and satellites that can deliver low-latency live content at scale. Cable companies can then dictate how much per monthly paying subscriber they offer the channel owners for access because there are few alternatives for live distributi…

BitTorrent’s and uTorrent’s new Altruistic Mode uploads double what you download

BitTorrent today announced a new feature for its BitTorrent and uTorrent clients: Altruistic Mode. In short, the new experiment (available in BitTorrent 7.9.9 and above as well as uTorrent 3.4.9 and above) is for users who want to make sure that they upload more than they download, and are okay with…

BitTorrent offers creators cash grants and promotional support through its new Discovery Fund

 Over the past few years, BitTorrent has worked to move beyond its associations with online piracy by giving tools to musicians, filmmakers and other creators so they can distribute and market their work. Now the company’s taking that mission a step further, by funding the work of a select group of …

BitTorrent Now’s music and video streaming app comes to iOS, Apple TV

 BitTorrent’s name may still be associated with piracy, but BitTorrent the company has been working to legitimize the peer-to-peer technology as a tool that can be used to distribute content in legal ways. Its products have over 170 million users, the company claims. Today, its streaming application…

BitTorrent News to launch next week at the RNC — just in time for Trump

BitTorrent is officially launching its ‘BitTorrent News’ TV network at the Republican National Convention on July 18 in Cleveland, Ohio. Like so many other news platforms, BitTorrent News will focus on news breaking in real-time, as well as commentary from experts on various subject matter. In a sta…

BitTorrent’s live TV news network will launch on July 18 at the Republican National Convention

BitTorrent has revealed that it will launch its much-touted live news network on July 18 at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland, Ohio. The news comes less than a week after the company revealed that it had hired a former Vice and CNN producer to head up the new BitTorrent News stre…
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