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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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

8.5 m10 m15 m15 m10 m

Monthly Visitors

30 m35 m45 m100 m100 m

Average Monthly Active Broadcasters

600 k900 k1.5 m1.7 m1.7 m2.2 m2.2 m2.2 m2 m2.2 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

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Twitch Online and Social Media Presence

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Twitch News and Updates

In lockdown, people tuned in to Twitch just to watch other people talk

Twitch viewership doubled during the pandemic. Mostly, users were logging to watch people sit in front of their webcams and talk.

Luminosity Gaming Ranks as the World’s Most Watched Esports Organization on Twitch in March 2021

Luminosity Gaming, ranked by Forbes as one of the most valuable esports organizations, takes the #1 position as most popular community on Twitch with over 40M hours watched in March 2021 Luminosity Gaming, ranked by Forbes as one of the most valuable esports organizations, takes the #1 position as m…

Twitch will now start banning users for what they do offline

In an industry first announced today, Inc.-owned Twitch says it will now ban users for it calls “severe off-service misconduct.” The updated policy will mean that those using the livestreaming platform could find themselves in trouble for harassing people face-to-face or on a social medi…

Twitch expands its rules against hate and abuse to include behavior off the platform

Twitch will start holding its streamers to a higher standard. The company just expanded its hate and harassment policy, specifying more kinds of bad behavior that break its rules and could result in a ban from the streaming service. The news comes as Twitch continues to grapple with reports of abusi…

Twitch Will Act on ‘Serious’ Offenses That Happen Off-Stream

The new policy holds streamers to account for what happens on other services and in real life.

Amazon's Twitch will punish users for certain harmful offline behavior

Twitch, the Amazon-owned video streaming platform used by gamers, said it will take action against users who display certain harmful behaviors entirely offline.
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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 11,642 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.