OverviewSuggest Edit

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.

TypePrivate
Founded2011
HQSan Francisco, US
Websitenianticlabs.com
Employee Ratings4.2

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)684
Job Openings91
Revenue (Y, 2017)$890 M(-6%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Niantic

Jeff Shouger

Jeff Shouger

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

Phil Keslin

CTO
Mike Quigley

Mike Quigley

Chief Marketing Officer
Kei Kawai

Kei Kawai

Head of Product
Dennis Hwang

Dennis Hwang

Director, Visual and Interaction Design
Show more

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
Show all (6)

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.
View all funding rounds

Niantic Revenue

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

Revenue (Y, 2017)

890.0m

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

(6.3%)

Market valuation

3.9b
USDY, 2016EY, 2017

Revenue

950.0m890.0m

Revenue growth, %

(6%)
USDY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

14.1m
Show all financial metrics

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
Show all operating metrics

Niantic Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
6D.aiMarch 31, 2020
Seismic GamesJuly 17, 2018
Matrix MillJune 28, 2018
Escher RealityFebruary 01, 2018
EvertoonNovember 03, 2017

Niantic Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

77/100

SecurityScorecard logo

Niantic Online and Social Media Presence

Embed Graph

Niantic News and Updates

Niantic reveals cellular partners for 5G consumer AR platform

One of the leading smartphone AR companies is preparing to release a consumer AR hardware, software, and services platform with help from cellular giants.

‘Pokémon Go’ maker Niantic wants to turn AR into 5G’s first killer app

Next-generation AR could get consumers excited about 5G. So AR pioneer Niantic is working with carriers to spur the creation of compelling experiences. Niantic, the maker of the hit augmented reality game Pokémon Go, today announced it’s teaming up with a group of 5G carriers from across North Ameri…

Pokemon Go-Vid: Niantic, Inc, Launches Local Business Recovery Initiative

Moor Insights & Strategy's video game and tech reviewer Zane Pickett reviews the latest news from Nintendo and The Pokemon Company broadcast covering the latest news on Pokemon Go's launch of local business recovery initiative along with news about Pokemon Smile, Go Fest and the new Pokemon Snap…

Niantic recasts Pokémon Go Fest 2020 as a virtual community rebuilding event

Niantic is recasting its Pokémon Go Fest 2020 as a virtual event that will take place across the globe, rather than as a physical event.

Niantic to begin collecting 3D visual data from Pokémon GO players

Niantic, the game developer behind Pokémon GO, has raised $470 million — most recently at a $4 billion valuation — largely on the promise that it can translate the mainstream success of a breakout mobile game into a full-fledged augmented reality platform that can rival efforts by Facebook and Apple…

Pokémon Go maker Niantic names Megan Quinn as chief operating officer

Pokémon Go maker Niantic names Megan Quinn as chief operating officer as it accelerates investments into augmented reality.
Show more

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 684 employees.

  • What is Niantic revenue?

    Latest Niantic annual revenue is $890 m.

  • What is Niantic revenue per employee?

    Latest Niantic revenue per employee is $1.3 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.