Justin Kan

Justin Kan

An American entrepreneur, investor, and web developer. He well known for co-founding several technology companies such as Atrium, Socialcam, Justin.tv, and Twitch. He was a former parter for the startup incubator Y Combinator, and popularized the term 'lifecasting' by continuously live streaming his life on Justin.tv for several months.

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July 16, 1983

Justin Kan is an American entrepreneur, investor, and web developer that was born on July 16, 1983 in Seattle, WashingtoWashington

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Justin Kan

Entrepreneur, Investor, Web Developer

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Justin Kan

An American entrepreneur, investor, and web developer. He well known for co-founding several technology companies such as Atrium, Socialcam, Justin.tv, and Twitch. He was a former parter for the startup incubator Y Combinator, and popularized the term 'lifecasting' by continuously live streaming his life on Justin.tv for several months.

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Justin Kan co-founded a social video recording, editing, and sharing mobile application Socialcam with Kyle Vogt and Guillaume LuccisanoGuillaume Luccisano in 2011 called Socialcam. The company was purchased by Autodesk on December 4, 2018 for $60 million.

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In July 2016 Justin Kan, James Zhang, Ranidu LankageRanidu Lankage, and Vicc Alexander founded an online question and answer (Q&A) community headquartered in San Francisco, California called Whale. The platform allows its users to engage with influencers, experts, and celebrities through an online Q&A community.

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Atrium is a company focused on automating legal workflows that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded inby Justing Kan, Augie Rakow, Bebe Chueh, and Chris Smoak in SeptemberApril 2017. Justin Kan has been the CEO of Atrium since April 2017, and founded the company to solve many problems he faced as the founder of several technology companies. Kan told reporters:

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April 2017

Founded Atrium

Atrium is a company focused on automating legal workflows that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded by Justing Kan, Augie Rakow, Bebe Chueh, and Chris Smoak in April 2017.

2017

Founded Zero-F

In 2017 Justin Kan left Y Combinator as a partner to start his own startup incubator celled Zero-F

2016

Founded Whale

In July 2016 Justin Kan, James Zhang, Ranidu Lankage, and Vicc Alexander founded an online question and answer (Q&A) community headquartered in San Francisco, California called Whale.

2015

Founded The Drop

The Drop is an online community forum for helping people discover electronic dance music that was founded by Justin Kan in 2015.

March 2014

Y Combinator partner

From March 2014 to March 2017 (3 years and 1 month), Justin Kan was a Y Combinator partner.

2012

Founded Exec

Exec is an on-demand service for the completion of simple tasks for a $25/hr flat fee that was founded in 2012 by Justin Kan.

2011

Founded Socialcam

Justin Kan co-founded a social video recording, editing, and sharing mobile application Socialcam with Kyle Vogt and Guillaume Luccisano in 2011 called Socialcam.

2007

Founded Twitch

Justin Kan, Emmet Shear, Kyle Vogt, and Omar Javed founded Twitch in 2007.

2006

Founded Justin.tv

On October 1, 2006 Justin.tv was founded in San Francisco, California by Justin Kan and Kyle Vogt.

May 2005

Russel Investment Group intern

From May 2005 to August 2006 (1 year and 4 months), Justin Khan was an intern at Russel Investment Group.

2003

Founded Kiko

In 2003 Justin Kan and Emmet Shear founded an online calendar web application called Kiko.

2001

Attended Yale University

Justin Kan attended Yale University from 2001 to 2005. He graduated with a bachelor of arts double major in physics and philosophy.

July 16, 1983

Birth

Justin Kan is an American entrepreneur, investor, and web developer that was born on July 16, 1983 in Seattle, Washingto

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Justin Kan has served, or is currently serving, on the board or as an adviser for the following companies: AirHelp, Kickback, Bitaccess, Screenleap, Cleanly, Founders Den, FightCamp, ResumeGem, Submittable, MonogramMonogram, Phenomenon Ventures, DoseDr, Atrium, Twitch, Seekmi, ZeroCater, and Trip Alder.

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