Justin.Tv

Justin.tv is a website created by Justin Kan, Emmett Shear, Michael Seibel and Kyle Vogt in 2007 that allows anyone to broadcast video online. Justin.tv user accounts are called "channels", like those on YouTube, and users are encouraged to broadcast a wide variety of user-generated live video content, called "broadcasts".The company is an Internet startup based in San Francisco, California, with seed funding from Paul Graham of seed capital firm Y Combinator and Series A funding with Alsop Louie Partners and Draper Associates.The original Justin.tv was a single channel featuring founder Justin Kan, who broadcast his life 24/7 and popularized the term lifecasting.
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  • How Snapchat Helped Trigger the Live-Streaming Arms Race

    … to the increased importance of live content for TV. Internet giants covet TV ad dollars, so certainly the appeal of live video has financial motivations. But there is perhaps a more pressing strategic driver: Snapchat. Snapchat drives a paradigm shift Although Snapchat does not offer truly live video, its Live Stories and selfie-centric camera have…

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  • Free is Not a Sustainable Business Model – Unless You’re YouTube

    …, nothing. We had to pay for servers, rack space, bandwidth, offices and people...all the normal expenses associated with a normal business, and apparently, they didn't. So like paying for browsers, paying for email, paying for word processing - I slowly slipped into that category of people who had been trampled by advancing technology. I didn't…

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  • Which Live Streaming Site Has 45M Viewers Per Month?

    … fanaticism of the video game community and how well Twitch did at building out its own infrastructure. Given that in June 2011 it was spun off from Justin.tv because it was so popular, its continued growth and success show what can be done with just $43M in venture capital. Give or take a few million. If you look at how they have monetized…

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