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 is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People 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
Maplewood, US
2501 Hudson Rd
Weston, US
2000 Ultimate Way
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Twitch Data and Metrics

Twitch Summary

In total, Twitch had raised $50 m. Twitch is a subsidiary of Amazon

Twitch Operating Metrics

Apr, 2016

Monthly Unique Users

100 m
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Twitch Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
CurseAugust 16, 2016

Twitch Job Categories

Twitch Median Salaries

Source: 53 public H-1B filings from Twitch

Traffic Overview of Twitch

Twitch Online and Social Media Presence

Twitch News and Updates

YouTube Gaming adds Twitch-like subscriptions called Sponsorships

YouTube Gaming is adding Sponsorships today for eligible content creators after successful tests with the feature to a limited amount of streamers. Fans can pay for these Sponsorships, at $5 a month, to support their favorite channels. In return, they’ll unlock custom badges, emojis, and potentially…

Twitch’s new Extensions add customization options for streamers, like games and music

Social video platform Twitch announced that it will enable its broadcasters to customize their channel pages with interactive experiences. That means broadcasters will be able to add things like polls, music, games, and Streamlabs’ loyalty and tipping platform to their livestreams. The Extensions, w…

Twitch’s new extensions let streamers customize their channel, make money from Amazon sales

 Twitch today is introducing a suite of tools called Twitch Extensions that will allow its streamers to customize their channel pages with interactive features, including polls, leaderboards, tickers, schedules, overlays, and even virtual pets, among other things. Beyond simply personalizing their c…

Hands-on with Twitch’s answer to Discord

Twitch has released the full version of its desktop app as it aims to connect every moment of your gaming life. The app, which went into a public testing phase in the spring, is now out of beta. It provides a way for fans to watch Twitch content, manage game mods, and more. Most important, […]

Twitch’s desktop app is here — and it’s got a few issues

Twitch today released the full version of its desktop app, taking it out of the public beta it’s been in since March. A retooled version of the Curse app, it has several features the in-browser version of the site doesn’t support. For starters, it has video calling and game mod support. It also has …

PlayStation update brings faster Twitch streaming, less annoying notifications

The PlayStation 4’s upcoming 5.0 firmware will update streaming and social features, as well as notifications, according to a report by Eurogamer released today. Of those, only the latter sounds useful. Firmware 5.0 will allow PS4 Pro owners to stream on Twitch at 1080p and 60FPS. That’s … nice, I s…
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