Niantic, Inc. builds real world experiences that foster fun, exploration, discovery and social interaction. It began as a lab within Google, spinning out of the larger company in 2015 to become Niantic, Inc. Products include the wildly-popular Pokemon Go, Ingress, and Field Trip.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
97 (est)+2%
Niantic was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People 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, Seattle and in 3 other locations
San Francisco, US
Hamburg, DE
Bellevue, US
Los Angeles, US
Seattle, US
Sunnyvale, US
Tokyo, JP

Niantic Metrics

Niantic Summary

Founding Date


Market valuation*

$3.7 b

Total Funding

$25 m

Latest funding size

$5 m

Time since last funding

about 1 year


* Source:
We estimate that Niantic's latest funding round in February 2016 was $5 m. In total, Niantic has raised $25 m. We estimate that Niantic's latest valuation is $3.7 b.

Niantic Financials

We estimate that Niantic's revenue is $600 m in H2, 2016
H2, 2016


$600 m

Niantic Operating Metrics

Jul, 2016Sep, 2016

Pokemon Go Daily Active Users

20 m

Pokemon Go Downloads

500 m
We estimate that Niantic's current employees are approximately 24% female and 76% male.

Niantic Online Presence

Niantic News

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