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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San 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

VP Engineering
Colin Carrier

Colin Carrier

Zia Syed

Zia Syed

Director of Engineering
Matthew DiPietro

Matthew DiPietro

SVP Marketing
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Twitch Office Locations

Twitch has offices in San Francisco, Maplewood, Hamburg, Weston 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, 2013Y, 2014Jan, 2015Y, 2015Feb, 2016Y, 2016Sep, 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

Daily Unique Visitors

15 m
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Twitch Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Curse (205)August 16, 2016
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Twitch Online and Social Media Presence

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Twitch News and Updates

This 40-second video is an adorable but important reminder that Twitch streamers are real people, too

(Turn the sound on.) Live-streaming video games to sites like Twitch and YouTube has become very popular these days, for good reason: There's an audience for it, and the technology that makes it possible is highly accessible. But while many people think streaming is an easy way to make money, mo…

Can Fortnite survive a competitive World Cup tournament?

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Playmaji is looking to bring its retro-gaming, modular console to market

Tucked away in a far corner of the West Pavilion of the Los Angeles Convention center among the independent game developers showcased by IndieCade  during E3, is a small booth demonstrating the latest Polymega hardware, a device that’s billing itself as the NES Classic for every old school game rele…

The best play in Fortnite’s celebrity tournament came from its weirdest item

Fortnite’s E3 Celebrity Pro-Am Tournament is over, and the grand prize winner is Ninja, the most popular streamer on Twitch and a Fortnite superstar. Ninja,…

How to watch Fortnite’s E3 Celebrity Pro-Am Tournament

Fortnite Battle Royale’s first-ever Celebrity Pro-Am Tournament takes place tonight (June 12) in the midst of E3. The tournament will begin at 3:30pm US Pacific…

This 26-year-old Fortnite streamer says she paid off her mom's debt with her Twitch earnings

Careers forged through livestreaming and recording video games are becoming increasingly common, thanks to platforms like Twitch and YouTube, which allow anyone to set up a stream of regular content and reach millions of people from the comfort of their own home.  But as gaming entertainment makes i…
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