Founding History of Twitch
Founded by Justin Kan, Emmett Shear, Michael Seibel, and Kyle Vogt.
Purchased the justin.tv domain name in August 2006.
Started design and development efforts in October 2006.
Incorporated as Justin TV Inc. in December 2006.
Launched Justin TV in March 2007.
Purchased the twitch.tv domain name in June 2009.
Launched Twitch TV in June 2011.
Amended company name to Twitch Interactive Inc. in December 2013.
Raised more than $43 million in 5 funding rounds.
Accepted an acquisition offer from Amazon in August 2014.
Headquartered in San Francisco, USA.
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Year 1 of Twitch
Version 1 of Twitch (Website)
Stats of Twitch (Pre-Sale)
Full Year 1 of Twitch
OCT 2006 to SEP 2007
Extras of Twitch
SEP 2006 Articles of Incorporation
APR 2007 Justin.tv
MAY 2007 24/7 World of Justin TV
OCT 2014 The Value of Terrible Ideas
DEC 2013 Articles of Incorporation
AUG 2021 How Twitch Got Started
SEP 2021 ETL Speaker Series: Justin Kan, Twitch