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Lightstream builds live streaming tools and technology with a passion for live video production, gaming and supporting the explosive growth of creators and their communities. The Company's cloud-based technology and products transform technical hurdles into streamlined workflows empowering creators to share their passion, talent, and creativity on live streaming platforms.

HQChicago, IL, US

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Employees (est.) (May 2021)25
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Key People/Management at Lightstream

Stu Grubbs

Stu Grubbs

CEO & Co-Founder
Aaron Hassell

Aaron Hassell

COO & Co-Founder
Ryan Forquer

Ryan Forquer

CCO & Co-Founder
Dan Trocchio

Dan Trocchio

Principal Engineer & Co-Founder
Sami Rageb

Sami Rageb

VP of Engineering
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Lightstream Office Locations

Lightstream has an office in Chicago
Chicago, IL, US (HQ)
25 W Hubbard St 5th floor
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Lightstream Financials and Metrics

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Lightstream total Funding

$9.8 m

Lightstream latest funding size

$6 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Lightstream investors

Lightstream's latest funding round in February 2019 was reported to be $6 m. In total, Lightstream has raised $9.8 m
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Lightstream Cybersecurity Score

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Lightstream Online and Social Media Presence

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Lightstream News and Updates

KCOM Expands Award-Winning Lightstream Fiber Access Network with DZS

Best-in-class PON infrastructure enables storied UK operator to deliver up to “gigafast” speeds to previously underserved communities Best-in-class PON infrastructure enables storied UK operator to deliver up to “gigafast” speeds to previously underserved communities

Auto Loans Services Market Is Thriving Worldwide | Capital One, LendingTree Auto Loan, LightStream

The latest 115+ page survey report on Global Auto Loans Services Market is released by HTF MI covering various players of the industry selected from global geographies like North America Country (United States, Canada), South America, Asia Country (China, Japan, India, Korea), Europe Country (German…

Lightstream Recognized by Palo Alto Networks as a RedLock MSSP Partner

SALT LAKE CITY, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightstream today announced it has been recognized by Palo Alto Networks as a RedLock Managed Security Service Provider, or MSSP, Partner. Lightstream will extend its security portfolio with RedLock®, a continuous cloud security and compliance...

Lightstream Blogs

How to Make Your Channel Appealing to Stream Sponsors

One of the most important milestones streamers will reach in their careers is to collaborate with brands and sponsors. Content creators who make a full-time wage typically make most of their money through sponsorship deals to their channel. It is important to know what it takes to build your channel…

Stream Checklist – 5 Things to Do Before Going Live

When it comes to creating content on Twitch, experienced streamers will tell you that the job doesn’t start when you click the “Go Live” button. In fact, many successful streamers will often spend the same amount of time planning and preparing for each stream that they do actually broadcasting. This…

We’re joining The Vitec Group

Today, we are proud and so very excited to announce that we are joining Teradek and the other incredible brands of Creative Solutions and The Vitec Group. We started Lightstream in 2014 (Infiniscene back then!) with the goal of making the authentic medium of live video m…

Changelogs: April 2021

April 7th Changelog Fixes Resolved an issue that resulted in Game Sources being created at a lower resolution than intended on 1080p projects when a 720p project already existed Improvements YouTube URLs entered into a Browser Source will now correctly format into a compatible embed link automatical…

Tutorial: 3rd Party Integration Layers What are 3rd Party Integrations? 3rd Party Integration layers allow you to bring in dynamic content from other websites. Sites like Rainmaker, Streamlabs, and Streamelements are a great way to showcase recent subscribers, donations, stats from your game, and more. Person…

Gamers for Giving 2021 & Lightstream Crew – Join the Team

The Lightstream Team have been long supporters of Gamers for Giving, and this year is no different. We are doing things a little bit differently this time around, we are asking for your help to reach our donation goal. We would love for you to join our Lightstream fundraising team! You don’t need to…
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Lightstream Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lightstream founded?

    Lightstream was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Lightstream key executives?

    Lightstream's key executives are Stu Grubbs, Aaron Hassell and Ryan Forquer.

  • How many employees does Lightstream have?

    Lightstream has 25 employees.

  • Who are Lightstream competitors?

    Competitors of Lightstream include Playco, Blacknut and ViewLift.

  • Where is Lightstream headquarters?

    Lightstream headquarters is located at 25 W Hubbard St 5th floor, Chicago.

  • Where are Lightstream offices?

    Lightstream has an office in Chicago.

  • How many offices does Lightstream have?

    Lightstream has 1 office.