YouTube is a video sharing platform, allowing users to upload, view and share videos including movie, music clips and amateur content. It offers a variety of features, including playback, uploading, quality and 3D video viewing. The platform also provides users with the ability to view its videos on web pages outside their website. YouTube is predominantly an ad-supported platform, but also offers rental options for a growing number of movie titles.

TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyGoogle
HQSan Bruno, US
Founded2005
Websiteyoutube.com
YouTube was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in San Bruno, US
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Key People/Management at YouTube

Susan Wojcicki

Susan Wojcicki

CEO
Robert Kyncl

Robert Kyncl

Head of Content & Business Operations
Danielle Tiedt

Danielle Tiedt

CMO
Manuel Bronstein

Manuel Bronstein

VP Product
Pawan Agarwal

Pawan Agarwal

Head of Music Partnership for India and South Asia Region
Neal Mohan

Neal Mohan

Chief Product Officer
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YouTube Office Locations

YouTube has offices in Laguna Niguel, London, San Bruno, Minato and in 6 other locations
San Bruno, US (HQ)
901 Cherry Ave
New York, US
75 9th Ave
Bom Retiro, BR
1121 Rua Solon
Toronto, CA
230 Richmond St E
Paris, FR
8 Rue de Londres
Berlin, DE
26 Oberlandstraße
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YouTube Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2005

Total Funding

$11.5 m

Investors

In total, YouTube had raised $11.5 m. YouTube is a subsidiary of Google

YouTube Revenue

YouTube's revenue was reported to be $9 b in Y, 2015 which is a 125% increase from the previous period.
USDY, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015

Revenue

3 b4 b9 b

Revenue growth, %

33%125%
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YouTube Operating Metrics

Dec, 2005Feb, 2006Jul, 2006Dec, 2007May, 2008Oct, 2008Jul, 2009May, 2010May, 2011Jan, 2012May, 2012May, 2013Nov, 2014Jul, 2015Sep, 2016Jun, 2017Jul, 2017Oct, 2017

Hours of Video Uploaded Every Minute

8 13 15 24 35 48 60 72 100 300 400

Daily Video Views

8 m15 m100 m1 b1.20 b2 b3 b4 b4.95 b

Average time spent on YouTube per mobile session, minutes

15 40

Monthly Active Users

20 m45 m900 m1.50 b1.50 b
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Human Capital Metrics

YouTube's employees are reported to be approximately 30% female and 70% male.
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YouTube Online and Social Media Presence

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YouTube Company Life and Culture

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