Justin Kan is an American Internet entrepreneur and investor who is currently the CEO and co-founder of the law-tech company Atrium. He is the co-founder of live video platforms Justin.tv and Twitch, as well as the mobile social video application Socialcam. He was formerly a partner at Silicon Valley incubator Y Combinator. His attempt to broadcast his entire life at Justin.tv popularized the term "lifecasting". Kan also started a Reddit-style electronic music discovery platform, The Drop. He also contributes to the technology news site TechCrunch and co-founded Kiko Software, an Ajax based online calendar, with Emmett Shear. Kan graduated from Yale University in 2005 with degrees in physics and philosophy.
|Born:||July 16, 1983|
|Alma mater:||Yale University|
|Occupation:||Founder / CEO at Atrium|
|Known for:||Co-founding Twitch|
|Twitter:||Justin Kan's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Justin Kan's Facebook profile|
About Justin Kan
Co-founder of the live video platforms Justin.TV and Twitch.TV who also became a partner at the renowned venture capital firm Y Combinator. He left Y Combinator to start his own incubator, Zero-F. Additionally, he founded the mobile social video application Socialcam.
He graduated from Yale University in 2005 as a physics and philosophy double major.
He has contributed to the tech news website TechCrunch.
He is from Seattle, Washington and is of Asian descent.
He was interviewed by Ann Curry on The Today Show.
Information related to Justin Kan
- http://areallybadidea.com/ Blog 'A really bad idea'