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

    … You read the news: Facebook pays celebrities millions of dollars to use Facebook Live. YouTube has brought “live” to mobile. Amazon bought Twitch for almost $1 billion. Twitter has been acquiring more tools to help with Periscope and live streaming. People have been horrifyingly shot or even killed while broadcasting via Facebook Live. Live…

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

    … productions. I had a row of PCs - when we started a webcast I would literally fire up half a dozen encoding systems and stream out to the world via Ustream, Livestream, Justin.TV and others. I loved the immediacy of live webcasting, you got audience response right away not days later. It reminded me of live television but, considering most of the live…

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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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