Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture and the creative arts. Its streaming platform is the backbone of both live and on-demand distribution for the video game ecosystem. This includes game developers, publishers, media outlets, events, user-generated content, and the esports scene.

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Parent CompanyAmazon
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
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Twitch was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Twitch

Emmett Shear

Emmett Shear

Sara Clemens

Sara Clemens

Jonathan Simpson-Bint

Jonathan Simpson-Bint

Chief Revenue Officer
Anthony Danzi

Anthony Danzi

SVP Client Strategy
Michael Aragon

Michael Aragon

SVP, Content
John Howell

John Howell

VP Global Partnerships
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Twitch Office Locations

Twitch has offices in San Francisco, Irvine, New York, Seattle and in 11 other locations
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
350 Bush St
Irvine, CA, US
200 Spectrum Center Dr
New York, NY, US
215 Park Ave S #1300
Seattle, WA, US
1007 Stewart St
London, GB
1 New Oxford St, Holborn
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Twitch Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$35 m


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

Twitch Operating Metrics

Mar, 2013Jun, 2013Sep, 2013Jan, 2014Y, 2014Jan, 2015Sep, 2015Y, 2015Feb, 2016Y, 2016Apr, 2017Sep, 2017Y, 2017Y, 2018Dec, 2019

Minutes Streamed

241.44 b292 b355 b560 b

Daily Active Users

8.50 m10 m15 m15 m10 m

Monthly Visitors

30 m35 m45 m100 m100 m

Average Monthly Active Broadcasters

600 k900 k1.50 m1.70 m1.70 m2.20 m2.20 m2.20 m2 m2.20 m
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Twitch Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
IGDB.comSeptember 18, 2019
BeboJune 20, 2019$25 m
RevloDecember 13, 2018
ClipMineAugust 17, 2017
CurseAugust 16, 2016
GoodGameDecember 09, 2014

Twitch Cybersecurity Score

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Twitch Online and Social Media Presence

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Twitch News and Updates

A 22-year-old Twitch streamer who earns over $200,000 a year shares how she got her start and the biggest misconceptions about making it big in streaming

Summary List PlacementAnalysts predicted gaming revenues would top $159 billion before the pandemic last year. But with millions of people suddenly stuck at home and turning to games for entertainment and connection, the industry experienced a surge in growth like never before. By the end of 2020,…

Twitch disables Trump’s channel until the end of his term to ‘minimize harm’ during transition

Following a slate of temporary and permanent bans from a number of the top online platforms, popular video streaming service Twitch today confirmed that it has disabled the president of the United States’ account. A spokesperson for the site told TechCrunch: In light of yesterday’s shocking attack o…

Twitch disables Trump's channel following chaos at the Capitol

Twitch, the Amazon-owned live video streaming platform, disabled President Trump's account, a spokesperson confirmed to Axios on Thursday.Why it matters: It's the latest in a string of platform efforts to take action on Trump's accounts following his calls for violence that resulted in the historic …

Twitch Is Having a Political Renaissance

Candidates and organizers are flocking to the platform, with the hope of reaching voters who would normally be disengaged.

2 strategies to make your customers fall in love with your company, according to Twitch cofounder Justin Kan

Summary List PlacementTwitch cofounder Justin Kan admits that in its early days, the video streaming platform's technology was nothing special compared to its competitor's. "Maybe we were better at stability at some times," Kan told Insider. "Maybe they were better at certain features at some time…

Show HN: Twitch controls Minecraft

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Twitch Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Twitch founded?

    Twitch was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Twitch key executives?

    Twitch's key executives are Emmett Shear, Sara Clemens and Jonathan Simpson-Bint.

  • How many employees does Twitch have?

    Twitch has 10,594 employees.

  • Who are Twitch competitors?

    Competitors of Twitch include Activision Blizzard, HUYA and Caffeine.

  • Where is Twitch headquarters?

    Twitch headquarters is located at 350 Bush St, San Francisco.

  • Where are Twitch offices?

    Twitch has offices in San Francisco, Irvine, New York, Seattle and in 11 other locations.

  • How many offices does Twitch have?

    Twitch has 15 offices.