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.

Parent Company
San Francisco, US
Twitch was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People/Management at Twitch

Emmett Shear

Emmett Shear

CEO and Founder
Kevin Lin

Kevin Lin

Co-Founder and COO
Jon Carnage

Jon Carnage

Network Content Director
Jonathan Simpson-Bint

Jonathan Simpson-Bint

Kym Nelson

Kym Nelson

SVP Sales

Twitch Office Locations

Twitch has offices in San Francisco, Seattle, Bangkok, New York and in 15 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
225 Bush Street, Suite 900
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Twitch Financials and Metrics

Twitch Summary

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

Twitch Operating Metrics

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

Monthly Visitors

30 m35 k45 m100 m


600 k900 k1.7 m1.7 m2.2 m

Partner Program Members

4 k5.1 k12 k22 k

Daily Video Watch Time per Person, minutes

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Twitch Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
CurseAugust 16, 2016

Twitch Median Salaries

Source: 53 public H-1B filings from Twitch

Twitch's Web-traffic and Trends

Twitch Online and Social Media Presence

Twitch News and Updates

Twitch launches Achievements and Stream Summary to help creators grow their channels

 At last month’s Twitchcon, the game-streaming site Twitch’s annual conference, the company unveiled a suite of new tools for video creators on its platform designed to help them grow their online channels and make more money. Two of those tools — Achievements and Stream Summary — are today going li…

Elgato’s 4K60 Pro unlocks 4K footage for YouTube and Twitch creators

Elgato is ready to jumpstart the 4K-content revolution for YouTube and Twitch creators with its newly announced 4K60 Pro capture card. This is a new PCIe component that enables your PC to record video at 2160p (4K UHD) and 60 frames per second. It will launch November 21 for $400. This is an importa…

Twitch’s concurrent streamers grew 67% in Q3, as YouTube Gaming declined

 Amazon-owned game streaming site Twitch is continuing to see solid growth, according to a new report from Streamlabs, which found that Twitch increased its numbers of concurrent streamers on the platform by 67 percent in the third quarter of 2017. That growth is being attributed, in part, to Twitch…

Microsoft’s Twitch rival Mixer expands to 21 languages

Microsoft’s Mixer is now available in 21 languages as the company is looking to grow the appeal of its game-focused video-streaming service globally. Support for more languages has been the platform’s number one most requested feature, according to Mixer’s community program manager Josh Stein. “Our …

Product designers steal gaming tricks to keep customers coming back

Gaming is so addictive to some people, there are now clinics that detox sufferers just like alcoholics. Unfortunate for those individuals — but interesting to product designers. What company wouldn’t want a touch of that seductive juju to draw in consumers? “I’m seeing clients come to me — a game de…

Twitch unveils a suite of new tools to help creators grow their channels and make money

 Amazon-owned video game streaming site Twitch today announced a number of new features for streamers aimed at helping their grow their online communities and generate revenue from their online channels. Notably, the company will soon debut several features that will allow video creators to better t…
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Twitch Company Life and Culture

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