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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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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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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ExecExec 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. The company reportedly dropped the price of home cleaning services in each of the nine markets it was available in. Handy, a competitor of Exec, noticed the success Exec was having and purchased the company on January 14, 2014 in an equity deal worth less than $10 million.

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AtriumAtrium is a company focused on automating legal workflows that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in Justing Kan, Augie Rakow, Bebe Chueh, and Chris Smoak in September 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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Justin Kan previously served on the board and as an advisor for Phenomen Ventures. He now serves on the board and/or advises ResumeGem, Seekmi, ZeroCaterZeroCater, and Trip Alder.

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Justin Kan has made 38 personal investments and 4 exits (Yhat, SocialcamSocialcam, Parse, and Cruise).

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On October 1, 2006 Justin.tv was founded in San Francisco, California by Justin Kan and Kyle Vogt. Justin.tv was an online communityonline community for broadcasting its users livestreams. The platform originally only had one live streaming channel for several months following the launch of the company. The channel focused on a 24/7 live stream, or 'lifecast', of the companies co-founder Justin Kan, and is responsible for popularizing the term 'lifecasting'. Justin.tv's second live stream channel, called iJustine, launched on April 18, 2007 and was for a popular video blogger named Justin Ezarik. The company shutdown on August 5, 2013 for the founders Justin Kan and Kyle Vogt to focus on pivoting the companies focus towards growing Justin.tv's parent company Twitch; a social live streaming service dedicated to gaming.

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On October 1, 2006 Justin.tv was founded in San Francisco, California by Justin Kan and Kyle Vogt. Justin.tv was an online community for broadcasting its users livestreams. The platform originally only had one live streaming channel for several months following the launch of the company. The channel focused on a 24/7 live stream, or 'lifecast', of the companies co-founder Justin Kan, and is responsible for popularizing the term 'lifecasting'. Justin.tv's second live stream channel, called iJustine, launched on April 18, 2007 and was for a popular video blogger named Justin Ezarik. The company shutdown on August 5, 2013 for the founders Justin Kan and Kyle Vogt to focus on pivoting the companies focus towards growing Justin.tv's parent companyparent company Twitch; a social live streaming service dedicated to gaming.

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In July 2016 Justin Kan, James Zhang, Ranidu Lankage, and Vicc AlexanderVicc 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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On October 1, 2006 Justin.tv was founded in San Francisco, California by Justin Kan and Kyle Vogt. Justin.tv was an online community for broadcasting its users livestreams. The platform originally only had one live streaminglive streaming channel for several months following the launch of the company. The channel focused on a 24/7 live stream, or 'lifecast', of the companies co-founder Justin Kan, and is responsible for popularizing the term 'lifecasting'. Justin.tv's second live stream channel, called iJustine, launched on April 18, 2007 and was for a popular video blogger named Justin Ezarik. The company shutdown on August 5, 2013 for the founders Justin Kan and Kyle Vogt to focus on pivoting the companies focus towards growing Justin.tv's parent company Twitch; a social live streaming service dedicated to gaming.

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On October 1, 2006 Justin.Tv was founded in San Francisco, California by Justin Kan and Kyle Vogt. Justin.tv was an online community for broadcasting its users livestreams. The platform originally only had one live streaming channel for several months following the launch of the company. The channel focused on a 24/7 live stream, or 'lifecast', of the companies co-founder Justin Kan, and is responsible for popularizing the term 'lifecasting'. Justin.tv's second live stream channel, called iJustine, launched on April 18, 2007 and was for a popular video blogger named Justin Ezarik. The company shutdown on August 5, 2013 for the founders Justin Kan and Kyle Vogt to focus on building TwitchTwitch.

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