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Discord

Discord is a company providing voice, video and text chat application designed for gamers.

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Timeline

December 18, 2020
Discord raises $100 million in fresh funding.

December 21, 2018
Discord raises a $150,000,000 series F round from FirstMark Capital, Greenoaks Capital, IVP, Index Ventures and Tencent.
2015
Discord is launched.

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Discord series F round
150,000,000
December 21, 2018
4 Results
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

A. Peter Relan

Investor

Abhay Parekh

Investor

Alice Lee

Employee

Andrei Z

Employee

Andrew Chang

Employee

anthony smith

Employee

Babak Hamadani

Investor

Brad Bao

Investor

Brandon Kitkouski

Employee

Casey Monroe

Employee

Chris Farmer

Investor

Christina Zou

Employee

Christine Peng

Employee

Christopher Marsh

Employee

Czar Yarcia

Employee

Danny Duong

Employee

DOUG BLACK

Employee

Eros Resmini

Employee

Fanghao Chen

Employee

Flight.VC Syndicate

Investor

Gaby Rodkopf

Employee

Guzmán Díaz

Investor

Jake Heinz

Employee

Jason Citron

Founder, Board member

Jeff Cailteux

Employee

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Further reading

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News

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Author
Date
Publisher
Description
By Cristina Criddle
May 4, 2021
BBC News
As part of the deal, Sony will hold a minority stake in the popular gaming chat platform.
Ishan Patra
May 4, 2021
The Hindu
As part of the agreement, Sony's video game company has made a minority investment in Discord's Series H round.
bit-tech news
May 4, 2021
feedproxy.google.com
Sony has taken a minority stake and will integrate Discord into PSN.
May 4, 2021
NDTV Gadgets 360
Sony announced on Monday that is plans to integrate Discord with PlayStation on console and mobile starting next year after making a minority investment in the VoIP messaging platform.
May 4, 2021
The Indian Express
Sony plans to integrate Discord, the chat platform popular among gamers, into PlayStation Network starting in early 2022.
Cohen Coberly
May 3, 2021
TechSpot
That is big news for PlayStation gamers -- users of Sony's latest gaming consoles have been clamoring for Discord support for years, and soon, their prayers will...
Devin Coldewey
May 3, 2021
TechCrunch
Sony and Discord have announced a partnership that will integrate the latter's popular gaming-focused chat app with PlayStation's own built-in social tools. It's a big move and a fairly surprising one given how recently acquisition talks were in the air -- Sony appears to have offered a better deal than Microsoft, taking an undisclosed minority [...]
Alison DeNisco Rayome
May 3, 2021
CNET
Starting next year, Discord will integrate with PlayStation games for a more social experience.
Chaim Gartenberg
May 3, 2021
The Verge
Sony has announced a new partnership with Discord that will see some integration of the popular communication service on Sony's consoles early next year. Details are still slim.
Giovanni Colantonio
May 3, 2021
Digital Trends
Discord has struck a deal with Sony to bring the popular chat app to PlayStation.
Kelly McLaughlin
May 3, 2021
Business Insider
Sony Interactive Entertainment boss Jim Ryan announced the PlayStation partnership with Discord on Monday.
Sarah Perez
April 24, 2021
TechCrunch
Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android [...]
Jay Peters
April 22, 2021
The Verge
Epic Games is expanding its store to include more PC apps. Brave, Discord, and others will appear in the Epic Games Store, just as rumors appear of Microsoft's plans to overhaul its own Windows store.
April Joyner
April 21, 2021
Business Insider
S. "Soma" Somasegar was a hobby angel investor that wound up with an accidental stake in Discord and a career as a VC. He's backed UiPath, Snowflake.
Taylor Hatmaker
April 20, 2021
TechCrunch
A month after reports that Microsoft sought to buy the hot voice chat app Discord surfaced, those talks are off, a source familiar with the deal confirmed to TechCrunch. Discord is considering plans to stay independent, possibly charting a path to its own IPO in the not-too-distant future. The Wall Street Journal first reported news [...]
Anthony Ha
April 21, 2021
TechCrunch
Apple announces new devices, Amazon opens a hair salon and Venmo adds cryptocurrency support. This is your Daily Crunch for April 20, 2021. The big story: Apple announces a new iPad Pro and much more Apple revealed a bunch of new products at its press event today. As expected, there's going to be a new [...]
Sean Buckley
April 20, 2021
CNET
Microsoft won't be replacing Skype anytime soon.
Cohen Coberly
April 20, 2021
TechSpot
However, those individuals can breathe a sigh of relief now. According to a new Wall Street Journal report, Discord's talks with Microsoft have fallen through: the former...
Taylor Hatmaker
April 20, 2021
TechCrunch
A month after reports that Microsoft sought to buy the hot voice chat app Discord surfaced, those talks are off, a source familiar with the deal confirmed to TechCrunch. The Wall Street Journal first reported that Discord is exploring plans to stay independent, possibly charting a path to its own IPO in the not-too-distant future [...]
Ian Carlos Campbell
April 20, 2021
The Verge
Discord is no longer planning on selling itself, the Wall Street Journal reports. The chat app was reportedly considering selling itself to Microsoft for $10 billion.
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