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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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

HomeCon Names Co-CEOs, Announces Weekly Fundraising Events on Twitch

FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, HomeCon's Board of Directors announced that it has appointed Drew Crowder and Kelly Ann Collins Co-CEOs. Launched in 2020 as the world adapted to a life of quarantine and social distancing with the intention of keeping communities...

Twitch suspends two popular female creators over sexy ASMR streams

Popular Twitch streamers Amouranth and Indiefoxx are the two latest casualties of Twitch’s ongoing battle to enforce its own confusing rules around sexually suggestive content. Both creators were suspended following ASMR streams that pushed the bounds of Twitch’s community guidelines forbidding cont…

Game On! Benefit Cosmetics Launches Global Twitch Channel to Connect Beauty & Gaming Communities

SAN FRANCISCO, June 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefit Cosmetics, the leading beauty and no. 1 brow brand worldwide*, announces the launch of its official channel on Twitch (, the world's leading live streaming platform for gamers. This launch evolves Benefit...

Daily Crunch: Fastly CDN outage briefly takes Twitch, Reddit and Pinterest offline

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

Twitch Turns 10, and the Creator Economy Is in Its Debt

The livestreaming platform for gamers helped pioneer the patronage systems that prop up so much of the internet today.

Twitch introduces Animated Emotes for their 10th anniversary

Twitch announced today that it will release major updates to its Emotes this month to celebrate its 10th anniversary. These new features will include Animated Emotes, Follower Emotes and a Library for Emotes.  Since the origin of the livestreaming platform for gamers, Emotes — Twitch’s version of em…
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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 12,779 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.