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)
133 (est)+7%
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, Austin and in 3 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
2 Bryant St
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Niantic Data 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 Financial Metrics

Niantic's revenue was reported to be $600 m in H2, 2016

Revenue (H2, 2016)

600 m

Market valuation

3.7 b
USDH2, 2016


600 m
USDY, 2016


8.9 m

Niantic Operating Metrics

Jul, 2016Sep, 2016

Pokemon Go Daily Active Users

20 m

Pokemon Go Downloads

500 m

Niantic Online and Social Media Presence

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