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Niantic is a technology company primarily focused on developing augmented reality games. It builds an augmented reality platform for current and future generations of AR hardware. Its flagship products include Pokemon Go, Ingress, and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.

HQSan Francisco, US
Employee Ratings4.4

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)618
Job Openings70
Revenue (Y, 2017)$890 M(-6%)

Key People/Management at Niantic

Jeff Shouger

Jeff Shouger

Head of Finance, VP, Corporate Finance and Treasury
Phil Keslin

Phil Keslin

Mike Quigley

Mike Quigley

Chief Marketing Officer
Kei Kawai

Kei Kawai

Head of Product
Dennis Hwang

Dennis Hwang

Director, Visual and Interaction Design
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Niantic Office Locations

Niantic has offices in San Francisco, Bellevue, Los Angeles, Sunnyvale and in 1 other location
San Francisco, US (HQ)
1, Ferry Building, Suite 200, San Francisco
Bellevue, US
Bellevue, WA, USA
Los Angeles, US
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sunnyvale, US
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
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Niantic Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Niantic's latest funding round in January 2019 was reported to be $245 m. In total, Niantic has raised $470 m. Niantic's latest valuation is reported to be $3.9 b.
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Niantic Revenue

Niantic's revenue was reported to be $890 m in Y, 2017 which is a 6.3% decrease from the previous period.

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Revenue growth (Y, 2016 - Y, 2017), %


Market valuation

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Niantic Operating Metrics

Jul, 2016Aug, 2016Sep, 2016Feb, 2017Apr, 2017Jun, 2017

Pokemon Go Daily Users (US)

28.50 m5 m

Pokemon Go Downloads

100 m500 m650 m752 m

Pokemon Go Monthly Users

100 m65 m60 m

Pokemon Go Sponsored Locations

35 k
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Niantic Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Seismic GamesJuly 17, 2018
Matrix MillJune 28, 2018
Escher RealityFebruary 01, 2018
EvertoonNovember 03, 2017

Niantic Online and Social Media Presence

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Niantic News and Updates

Niantic is working with Qualcomm on augmented reality glasses

We’ve known for a while that Pokémon GO creator Niantic feels a bit limited in what it can do with augmented reality today. Between the latency limitations of 4G cellular networks and the need for players to wave a smartphone around to do anything in AR, the tech just isn’t where Niantic wants it to…

Niantic unveils Hexathlon global event for Ingress AR game

Niantic has revealed the details of a real-world global gameplay experience for its pioneering augmented reality game, Ingress, with NIA Field Tests.

'Pokémon GO': Here Are All The New Shadow Pokémon Niantic Just Added

Here's a list of all the new shadow Pokémon Niantic just added to 'Pokémon GO'.

The Funny Thing About Niantic Expanding Pokémon Storage In 'Pokémon GO'

Niantic just announced that it was expanding the Pokémon storage limit in Pokémon GO to 2,500, and the people rejoiced.

Niantic is throwing a Harry Potter: Wizards Unite fan festival this summer

Niantic had already been hinting at plans to throw a big festival for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite players — something in the same vein as its Pokémon GO Fest events, but with less Pokémon and more virtual witchcraft and wizardry. I mentioned it back when the game first got a launch date. Now it’s a …

Niantic Teams with AT&T and Simon to Bring the Magic of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite to Real-World Retail Locations

SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Niantic has announced collaborations with AT&T and Simon to integrate special real-world activations in the augmented reality mobile game, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite™, across retail locations around the United States. Harry Potter: Wizards...
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Niantic Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Niantic founded?

    Niantic was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Niantic key executives?

    Niantic's key executives are Jeff Shouger, Phil Keslin and Mike Quigley.

  • How many employees does Niantic have?

    Niantic has 618 employees.

  • What is Niantic revenue?

    Latest Niantic annual revenue is $890 m.

  • What is Niantic revenue per employee?

    Latest Niantic revenue per employee is $1.4 m.

  • Who are Niantic competitors?

    Competitors of Niantic include Zynga, Electronic Arts and Blizzard Entertainment.

  • Where is Niantic headquarters?

    Niantic headquarters is located at 1, Ferry Building, Suite 200, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Niantic offices?

    Niantic has offices in San Francisco, Bellevue, Los Angeles, Sunnyvale and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Niantic have?

    Niantic has 6 offices.