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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Parent CompanyAmazon
HQSan 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

Technical Director
Zia Syed

Zia Syed

Director of Engineering
Kate Jhaveri

Kate Jhaveri

SVP Global Marketing
Amir Shevat

Amir Shevat

VP Developer Experience
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Twitch Office Locations

Twitch has offices in San Francisco, Weston, Seattle, New York 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, 2013Jan, 2014Y, 2014Jan, 2015Sep, 2015Y, 2015Feb, 2016Y, 2016Apr, 2017Sep, 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


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

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
ClipMineAugust 17, 2017
CurseAugust 16, 2016
GoodGameDecember 09, 2014
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Twitch Online and Social Media Presence

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Twitch Company Life and Culture

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Twitch Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Twitch founded?

    Twitch was founded in 2007.

  • Who are Twitch key executives?

    Twitch's key executives are Emmett Shear, Sara Clemens and Chris Millward.

  • Who are Twitch competitors?

    Competitors of Twitch include Discord, Blizzard Entertainment and Ubisoft.

  • Where is Twitch headquarters?

    Twitch headquarters is located at 225 Bush Street, Suite 900, San Francisco.

  • Where are Twitch offices?

    Twitch has offices in San Francisco, Weston, Seattle, New York and in 15 other locations.

  • How many offices does Twitch have?

    Twitch has 19 offices.