Niantic, Inc. is an American software development company. The Company is focused on building games that get people outside and exploring by enabling players to have fun while visiting new places, learning about the world around them, and meeting new friends. Niantic's products include Pokemon Go, Ingress, and Field Trip.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
159 (est)+9%
Niantic was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People/Management at Niantic

John Hanke

John Hanke

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Mike Quigley

Mike Quigley

Chief Marketing Officer
Kei Kawai

Kei Kawai

Head of Product
Dennis Hwang

Dennis Hwang

Director, Visual and Interaction Design

Niantic Office Locations

Niantic has offices in San Francisco, Tokyo, Sunnyvale, Austin and in 3 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
2 Bryant St
Sunnyvale, US
1230 Midas Way #200
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Niantic Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$25 m

Latest funding size

$5 m

Time since last funding

over 1 year


Niantic's latest funding round in February 2016 was reported to be $5 m. In total, Niantic has raised $25 m. Niantic's latest valuation is reported to be $3.7 b.

Niantic Financials

Niantic's revenue was reported to be $950 m in 2016

Revenue (Y, 2016)

950 m

Market valuation

3.7 b
USDY, 2016E


950 m
USDY, 2016


14.1 m
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Niantic Operating Metrics

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

Pokemon Go Daily Users (US)

28.5 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

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
EvertoonNovember 03, 2017

Niantic's Web-traffic and Trends

Niantic Online and Social Media Presence

Niantic News and Updates

Harry Potter is getting its own AR mobile game from the 'Pokémon Go' developers

Get ready to finally become the witch or wizard you've always wanted to be. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is a new augmented reality mobile game created in partnership between Warner Bros. and Niantic  —  the creators of the hit mobile game Pokémon Go. SEE ALSO: Russia reportedly using 'Pokémon Go' …

Pokemon Go's Niantic taps 'Harry Potter' magic for new augmented reality game

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fantastic beasts, wizard adventures and magic spells will come to life in a new "Harry Potter" augmented reality mobile game from Pokemon Go developer Niantic Inc and Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment, the companies said on Wednesday.

Niantic announces ‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ to follow up Pokémon GO

Niantic, the makers of the unbelievably popular Pokémon GO, is working on its next game: “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.” That sound you hear is a million childhood memories firing in minds across the globe. TechCrunch reports that the game is being made in partnership with Warner Bros Interactive. Ot…

Niantic is making a Harry Potter AR game as its followup to Pokémon Go

Niantic is working on a Harry Potter AR mobile game, as Techcrunch reported. It will be co-developed by Warner Bros. Interactive and its new subsidiary Portkey Games. The game will launch in 2018. Niantic’s Pokémon Go is a giant hit for Android and iOS. It has generated 752 million total downloads a…

Pokémon Go adds three more Legendary creatures

Niantic announced today that three more Legendary Pokémon will become available in its hit mobile game, Pokémon Go. Starting on September 30, the three Legendary dog-like beasts — Entei, Suicune, and Raikou — will be available to catch during special raid encounters until October 31. Pokémon Go has …

Survey says: Pokémon Go’s loyal fans remain everyday players, even as craze dies down

Pokémon Go is losing its Hypno-esque grip on consumers after its breakout summer last year, according to a survey by the marketing company Fluent LLC. Developer Niantic Inc. is celebrating the app’s one-year anniversary this year with plenty of real-world and in-game events, but Fluent found that 50…
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Niantic Company Life and Culture

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