Livepeer

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Livepeer is a platform for decentralized live video broadcast on the internet. By combining a blockchain based crypto-token protocol with sound economic incentives and an open media server, Livepeer aims to deliver a broadcasting solution that is cheaper, more scalable, and more decentralized than existing platforms.
TypePrivate
Founded2017
HQNew York, NY, US
Websitelivepeer.org

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)22
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Livepeer

Doug Petkanics

Doug Petkanics

Founder, CEO
Eric Tang

Eric Tang

Founder, CTO
Philipp Angele

Philipp Angele

Director of Video Product
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Livepeer Office Locations

Livepeer has an office in New York
New York, NY, US (HQ)
85 Broad St
New York, NY, US
16 Vestry St floor 4
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Livepeer Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2017

Livepeer total Funding

$28 m

Livepeer latest funding size

$20 m

Time since last funding

7 days ago

Livepeer investors

Livepeer's latest funding round in July 2021 was reported to be $20 m. In total, Livepeer has raised $28 m
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Livepeer Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

93/100

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Livepeer Online and Social Media Presence

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Livepeer News and Updates

Livepeer raises $20M for blockchain-based livestreaming

Livepeer Inc., a decentralized video streaming network built on the Ethereum blockchain, today announced it raised $20 million in funding led by Digital Currency Group. The Series B funding round was joined by Coinbase Ventures, Coinfund, Northzone, Mike Dudas’ 6th Man Ventures and Animal Ventures.…

Livepeer snags $20M for decentralized video transcoding

Livepeer has raised $20 million for its decentralized video transcoding network built on the Ethereum blockchain.

Livepeer Prepares to Unlock New Way for GPU Miners to Earn Crypto

By the end of this year, GPU miners could have a fresh new way to earn crypto – using the idle processing capacity of their chips.

Decentralized video infrastructure platform Livepeer raises $8m series A

Video is the core entertainment medium of the web. Platforms like YouTube, Twitch, Netflix and more deliver millions of hours of videos to hungry consumers every day, and those deliveries will only intensify as video games move increasingly to streaming models. Yet, delivering all of that content re…

Livepeer Blogs

Livepeer raises $20 million to grow the network for a Web3 future

Livepeer has raised a $20 million funding round that will help future-proof the network and prepare it for the next phase of growth.Livepeer will use the funds for key hires as well as to strengthen and extend the network’s reach across multiple blockchain ecosystems. The team will also add function…

How Livepeer orchestrators and transcoders are powering the future of video

They possess enough computing power to cope with all the real-time video flowing through Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook combined.They are part of an engaged, evolving community that spans oceans and shares tips, advice, and pep talks at all hours of the day.They got involved because they were inspire…

June Roundup — Livepeer sets transcoding records, LPT lists on Coinbase, and more

June Roundup — Livepeer sets transcoding records, LPT lists on Coinbase, and more June has been a busy month for Livepeer on all fronts.On the 24th, Coinbase and sister platform Coinbase Pro became the latest major exchanges to list LPT, further evidence of Livepeer’s growing momentum with both stre…

LPT Is Now Available On Coinbase and Coinbase Pro

Update 6/24/2021 5:45pm ET: In addition to the Coinbase Pro Exchange, LPT is now available on Coinbase.com and the Coinbase iOS and Android applications.Coinbase Pro is the latest major exchange to list LPT, the native token of Livepeer, the world’s open video streaming infrastructure. The past few …

A look at recent and Livepeer hacks

Last month, Livepeer sponsored bounties at EthGlobal’s Web3 Weekend — the returns were EPIC . For starters, ETHGlobal used LivePeer Technology to stream the Web3 hackathon’s kickoff talks and ceremonies. Seeing LivePeer tech enable hackers learn about what they wanted to build, created a virtuous an…

A Primer on Livepeer’s Probabilistic Micropayments

Network node operators — we call them orchestrators — are what keeps the Livepeer network running. Their work is what allows Livepeer to continue to hit all-time highs when it comes to minutes of video processed each week. So it’s essential that orchestrators are amply incentivized and rewarded for …
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Livepeer Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Livepeer founded?

    Livepeer was founded in 2017.

  • Who are Livepeer key executives?

    Livepeer's key executives are Doug Petkanics, Eric Tang and Philipp Angele.

  • How many employees does Livepeer have?

    Livepeer has 22 employees.

  • Who are Livepeer competitors?

    Competitors of Livepeer include Bitkub, Algorand and BitMEX.

  • Where is Livepeer headquarters?

    Livepeer headquarters is located at 85 Broad St, New York.

  • Where are Livepeer offices?

    Livepeer has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does Livepeer have?

    Livepeer has 3 offices.