ROBLOX is a comprehensive 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games and get them in front of a massive audience. We’re the world’s biggest platform for emerging and independent game developers, and we’re changing the future of gaming by offering developers capabilities they’ve never had before -- including the ability to earn money from their efforts. Our mission: to become the global leader in user-generated gaming and creation for all ages. Our mission: to become the global leader in user-generated gaming and creation for all ages.
San Mateo, US
Size (employees)
1,197 (est)+5%
Roblox was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Mateo, US
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Key People/Management at Roblox

David Baszucki

David Baszucki

Founder and CEO
Keith Lucas

Keith Lucas

SVP, Engineering & Operations

Roblox Office Locations

Roblox has an office in San Mateo
San Mateo, US (HQ)
60 E 3rd Ave
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Roblox Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$99.2 m

Latest funding size

$92 m

Time since last funding

a year ago


Roblox's latest funding round in March 2017 was reported to be $92 m. In total, Roblox has raised $99.2 m
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Roblox Operating Metrics

Roblox's Active Users was reported to be 48 m in Mar, 2017.
Jan, 2012Mar, 2017

Active Users

7 m48 m
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Roblox News and Updates

Roblox launches Spanish support for game tools

Roblox’s blocky game world has grown to more than 60 million monthly active players, and what’s amazing about that is the virtual world has been an English-only platform until now. Today, that changes as San Mateo, California-based Roblox launches its Spanish-language support for both the game and t…

Goldman Sachs CFO Martin Chavez and Roblox CEO David Baszucki to hit up Disrupt SF

We’ve already got a star-studded lineup prepped to speak at Disrupt SF, running September 5 to September 7. So far, we’ve announced appearances by Sophia Amoruso, Carbon’s Dr. Joseph DeSimone, Adidas’ Eric Liedtke, Ripple’s Brad Garlinghouse, Michael Arrington, and Drew Houston. But given that today…

The Leisure Economy: Where we all get paid to play games

Of all the ideas at our recent GamesBeat Summit 2018, I loved the notion of The Leisure Economy. This is about a utopia we can create where people can make a living by getting paid to play games. As I noted in my opening talk at the recent event, I do that as a game […]

Ready Player One film review — Not bad for a Spielberg film with a lot of new licenses

REVIEW: The tech, game, and virtual reality industries have a lot of hopes tied to Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One film, which debuts on March 29 throughout the United States. I caught a premier of the film at the Dolby Theater in San Francisco as part of promotion for Roblox, a virtual world co…

Roblox, the Club Penguin for Gen Z, is now cash-flow positive

I’m familiar with Roblox because my 8-year old daughter watches YouTube videos of kids playing the game almost every day. I’m also familiar with Roblox because she whined while we were running errands one weekend that she needed to “get on the internet right now” because she had scheduled a playdate…
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