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, US
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Twitch was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, 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, US (HQ)
350 Bush St
Irvine, US
200 Spectrum Center Dr
New York, US
215 Park Ave S #1300
Seattle, US
1007 Stewart St
London, GB
1 New Oxford St, Holborn
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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, 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

Dr Disrespect’s Twitch Ban: The Strange, Endless Silence

It's Day 12 of the Dr Disrespect Twitch ban. What is going on here?

This ‘Destiny 2’ Shader Is Making Twitch Streamers Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars

Destiny 2's new shader promotion with Twitch has made streamers an insane amount of money so far.

Big Questions Remain About Dr. Disrespect’s Twitch Ban, What We Know

A week after Twitch unexpectedly banned Dr. Disrespect, big questions remain about the reason why. Here's what we know.

Formula One Is Banking on Young Drivers Adept at Esports and Twitch

Formula One Is Banking on Young Drivers Adept at Esports and Twitch

'Is Twitch on Roku?': No, not anymore — here's how to watch Twitch on your TV without using Roku

There's no official Twitch app for Roku devices anymore, although there used to be one. If you still have the old Twitch app installed, there's a chance it'll still work, but it's unlikely. If you'd like to watch Twitch on your TV, you're better off using another device like an Amazon Fire TV Stic…

Byron ‘Reckful’ Bernstein, Beloved Twitch Streamer And WoW Player, Dies At 31

The already fragile gaming community has been rocked by yet another tragedy today as it’s been confirmed that Byron “Reckful” Bernstein has died at the age of 31.
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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 8,580 employees.

  • Who are Twitch competitors?

    Competitors of Twitch include Metacafe, YouTube and HUYA.

  • 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.