Twitch is a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture and the creative arts, where people gather every month to broadcast, watch and talk about video games. The Company’s video platform is the backbone of both live and on-demand distribution for the entire video game ecosystem. This includes game developers, publishers, media outlets, events, user generated content and the entire esports scene.

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San Francisco, US
Twitch was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Twitch

Emmett Shear

Emmett Shear

CEO and Founder
Sara Clemens

Sara Clemens

Chris Millward

Chris Millward

VP Engineering
Colin Carrier

Colin Carrier

Zia Syed

Zia Syed

Director of Engineering
Matthew DiPietro

Matthew DiPietro

SVP Marketing
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Twitch Office Locations

Twitch has offices in San Francisco, Maplewood, Hamburg, Weston and in 15 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
225 Bush Street, Suite 900
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Twitch Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

In total, Twitch had raised $35 m. Twitch is a subsidiary of Amazon

Twitch Operating Metrics

Mar, 2013Jun, 2013Sep, 2013Y, 2014Jan, 2015Y, 2015Feb, 2016Y, 2016Sep, 2017Y, 2017

Minutes Streamed

241.44 b292 b355 b

Daily Active Users

8.50 m10 m15 m

Monthly Visitors

30 m35 m45 m100 m100 m

Daily Unique Visitors

15 m
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Twitch Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Curse (205)August 16, 2016
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Twitch News and Updates

Twitch becomes unexpected casualty in Russia’s Telegram ban

The world’s most popular livestreaming site appears to be caught in the crossfire as Russia fights popular encrypted messaging app Telegram. Russian streamers are reportedly unable to stream or watch other channels, having to find tricks to get around the ban. One of the first acknowledgements came …

Russia’s game of Telegram whack-a-mole grows to 19M blocked IPs, hitting Twitch, Spotify and more

As the messaging app Telegram continues to try to evade Russian authorities by switching up its IP addresses, Russia’s regulator Roskomnadzor (RKN) has continued its game of whack-a-mole to try to lock it down by knocking out complete swathes of IP address. The resulting chase how now ballooned to n…

Rarebits raises $6 million for site where you can buy and sell CryptoKitties

Rarebits has raised $6 million in venture funding for its blockchain-based store where you can buy and sell digital assets such as CryptoKitties.  CryptoKitties are blockchain-based digital kittens that can be bought and sold for as much as $200,000. That seems kind of nutty, then you probably think…

Drake played 'Fortnite' on Twitch with Ninja again, but with $5,000 on the line

Drake joined Fortnite streamer Ninja once again, but this time he upped the ante.  SEE ALSO: 'Fortnite' contest gives fans a chance to get their favorite dance into the game On Tuesday, Drake played a duos live stream of Fortnite with Twitch streamer Ninja. He played under his handle TheBoyDuddus.…

Drake gave his favorite video game streamer $5,000 after another successful round of 'Fortnite'

Drake made his second appearance on video game streaming service Twitch last night, again playing "Fortnite: Battle Royale" with Tyler "Ninja" Blevins. Last time Drake played with Ninja, they set records for peak viewership for the platform. Drake gave Ninja $5,000 at the end of the evening, fulf…
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