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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, US

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)23(-4%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

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, 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

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

Lightstream powers advanced Xbox broadcasting with new experimental integration into the Twitch Xbox App

Today, Lightstream is excited to announce that we’re testing a new integration to stream your Xbox One gameplay through the cloud to Twitch with no expensive hardware, complicated software, or high-end streaming PC required! How to stream your Xbox One without a capture card: 01 Login to Lightstream…

Changelogs: August 2020

August 13th Changelog Additions Added a new DNS server option for our European users utilizing the DNS method for console capture. Users can now use “” for their console’s DNS if they’re located closer to Europe than the United States for better speeds and pings Changes Removed billing …

Lightstream Acquires StreamJar and Launches Rainmaker to Bring Live Streaming Sponsorships to the Masses

Micro-sponsorships on the Rainmaker platform will give brands access to creators with highly-engaged audiences of any size, empowering the 99% of live streamers who have not previously had access to sponsorships.   CHICAGO, July 16, 2020 – Lightstream, an innovator in cloud-native live streaming tec…

We’re changing our ‘Free Tier’

When we launched paid plans in February, we included a Free Trial plan designed for users who were new to streaming and wanted to try out the product before making a purchase. In the Free Trial, Studio features were limited and users could only stream for up to 4 hours per month. After careful consi…

Protected: Stream your Xbox or Playstation to Lightstream then Twitch!

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Stream your Xbox or Playstation to Lightstream then Twitch! appeared first on Lightstream.

Stream your Xbox or Playstation to Twitch with Overlays and Alerts

Hi everyone, you can now use the Twitch Xbox App or Playstation Twitch integration to stream to Lightstream and then to Twitch. A small change to your network settings can redirect your stream from the Twitch Xbox app or Playstation Twitch integration to stream to Lightstream first and then to your …
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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 23 employees.

  • Who are Lightstream competitors?

    Competitors of Lightstream include NetEase, 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.