Speaker: Justin Kan, Co-Founder, Twitch
Date: September 29
Event link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiMCS3-SszI
Justin Kan is an internet entrepreneur and investor best known as the cofounder of Twitch. In 2006, Kan launched the live video service Justin.tv, a company that started when he strapped a camera to his head and streamed his life to the internet 24/7. Over the next 8 years, he and his cofounders turned the business into Twitch, and the live video streaming platform ultimately sold to Amazon in 2014 for $970 million. Over the years, Kan has founded half a dozen other companies, raising more than $500 million in venture capital. He has also invested in numerous startups, including Reddit, Cruise Automation, Bird, and Rippling.