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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Parent CompanyAmazon
HQSan 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

Jonathan Simpson-Bint

Jonathan Simpson-Bint

Chris Millward

Chris Millward

Technical Director
Zia Syed

Zia Syed

Director of Engineering
Jon Carnage

Jon Carnage

Network Content Director
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Twitch Office Locations

Twitch has offices in San Francisco, Fort Lauderdale, Seattle, New York and in 17 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
225 Bush St #900, San Francisco
Austin, US
Austin, TX, USA
Chicago, US
Chicago, IL, USA
Fort Lauderdale, US
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33326, USA
Irvine, US
Irvine, CA, USA
Maplewood, US
Maplewood, MN 55144, USA
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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, 2017

Minutes Streamed

241.44 b292 b355 b

Daily Active Users

8.50 m10 m15 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 m
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Twitch Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
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

'The Division 2' Early Access Is Already Live, And You Can Watch It On Twitch

'The Division 2' doesn't get wide release until Friday, but early access starts today for press and twitch streamers.

Camelot lets Twitch and YouTube audiences pay for what they want to see

As the streaming world continues to grow, startups are looking to take advantage of the opportunity and grab a slice of the pie, and indeed create new revenue models around it entirely.  Camelot, a YC-backed startup, is one such company. Camelot allows viewers to place bounties on their favorite str…

Amazon’s Twitch Hopes Its New Karaoke Platform Will Garner a Fortnite-Sized Following

Twitch is offering a grand prize of $20,000 for its first karaoke winner.

1,000 Dreams Fund Kicks Off Twitch Charity Event to Celebrate Women Broadcasters Throughout Women's History Month

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the 1,000 Dreams Fund (1DF), a national non-profit that provides micro-grants to young women for their career goals, is excited to announce the second year of the Streams for Dreams (#Streams4Dreams) event in honor of Women's History Month. ...

'MLB The Show 19' Cover Reveal, Moments Mode Details, And More Revealed In Latest Twitch Stream

Thursday's Twitch stream introduced Moments mode and revealed the Bryce Harper Philadelphia Phillies cover.

My Twitch Live Coding Setup

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Twitch Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Twitch founded?

    Twitch was founded in 2007.

  • Who are Twitch key executives?

    Twitch's key executives are Emmett Shear, Sara Clemens and Jonathan Simpson-Bint.

  • Who are Twitch competitors?

    Competitors of Twitch include Douyu, Discord and Blizzard Entertainment.

  • Where is Twitch headquarters?

    Twitch headquarters is located at 225 Bush St #900, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Twitch offices?

    Twitch has offices in San Francisco, Fort Lauderdale, Seattle, New York and in 17 other locations.

  • How many offices does Twitch have?

    Twitch has 22 offices.