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Stream is a data store designed for building, scaling and personalizing feeds and chat messaging. The feed API generates, aggregates, and ranks activities and notifications in real-time with personalization tools for engaging feed experiences. Stream Chat drives in-app conversion, engagement, and retention with a backend API and frontend components. The company uses big data and machine learning aiming to improve how information is connected and discovered online. Stream offers a hosted API based on cloud and big data practices, which enables developers to add social functionalities to their apps.

HQBoulder, CO, US

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)50
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Stream

Scott Lasica

Scott Lasica

Nick Parsons

Nick Parsons

Director of Developer Marketing
Tommaso Barbugli

Tommaso Barbugli

CTO, Founder
Thierry Schellenbach

Thierry Schellenbach

CEO, Founder
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Stream Office Locations

Stream has offices in Boulder and Amsterdam
Boulder, CO, US (HQ)
2005 Broadway
Amsterdam, NL
542 Singel
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Stream Financials and Metrics

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Stream total Funding

$60.9 m

Stream latest funding size

$38 m

Time since last funding

5 months ago

Stream investors

Stream's latest funding round in March 2021 was reported to be $38 m. In total, Stream has raised $60.9 m
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Stream Online and Social Media Presence

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Stream Blogs

National Real Estate Company Uses Stream Chat to Allow Agents to Communicate with Clients

About the “Real Estate Company” This market-leading real estate company has agents and facilities all across the United States. As one of the largest real estate franchises in terms of sales volume, the number of agents, and units sold they also have one of the largest risks in terms of communicatio…

Building an Ecommerce Chatbot with React Native and Dialogflow

Chatbots allows ecommerce sites to provide more to their customers without the need for human intervention. Conversational experience is a powerful way to sell more on your ecommerce site.. With the popularity of Chatbots, different services which provides powerful bot builders to developers also be…

Thoughts on Layer’s API Shutdown

Over the past days, we’ve been happily migrating disgruntled Layer customers over to Stream. The surprising announcement of the shutdown of their API on October 30th has been pretty amazing for our growth. However, as a developer, it annoys me to see a company get bought up and then have their produ…

Layer Shutting Down All Chat Operations

In 2013 a startup named Layer was crowned the winner of the Techcrunch Disrupt SF Battlefield, taking home the coveted prize and $50,000 of winnings. They went on in the following years to raise almost $30 million dollars in funding over several rounds. Today (July 25, 2019), Shaun VanWeelden, Head …

Building a Svelte Chat App with Stream

In this article, you’ll learn how to build a chat app with Stream Chat API and Svelte 3. I’ll demonstrate how to add users to the app, how to retrieve the message history and how to send and receive messages between users. Here’s a live demo of what we’ll be building: Prerequisites Before you procee…

Secure React Chat Messaging App with Auth0

Chat messaging is everywhere today. We can talk to customer support personnel through a web app that allows them to see our request and respond in real-time. We can interact with our friends and family, no matter where we are, through apps like WhatsApp and Facebook. There are multitudes of instant …
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Stream Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Stream founded?

    Stream was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Stream key executives?

    Stream's key executives are Scott Lasica, Nick Parsons and Tommaso Barbugli.

  • How many employees does Stream have?

    Stream has 50 employees.

  • Who are Stream competitors?

    Competitors of Stream include Gitlive, Pusher and SendBird.

  • Where is Stream headquarters?

    Stream headquarters is located at 2005 Broadway, Boulder.

  • Where are Stream offices?

    Stream has offices in Boulder and Amsterdam.

  • How many offices does Stream have?

    Stream has 2 offices.