YouTube Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2005

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 7,173


  • Latest Deal Type
  • PE Growth

  • Financing Rounds
  • 5

  • Investments
  • 16

YouTube General Information


Operator of a video-sharing platform designed to give everyone a voice. The company's platform allows to upload and share user-generated video content on various topics with freedom of expression, information, opportunity and to belong, thereby enabling users to speak freely, share opinions, foster open dialogue, have easy, open access to information, to be discovered and find communities of support and come together around shared interests and passions.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Entertainment Software
Other Industries
Movies, Music and Entertainment
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 901 Cherry Avenue
  • San Bruno, CA 94066
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

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YouTube Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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YouTube Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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YouTube Competitors (26)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Hulu Formerly PE-Backed Santa Monica, CA 0000 00.000 00000000000 00.000 Formerly PE-Backed New York, NY 00 000000&0
HOOQ Corporate Backed or Acquired Singapore, Singapore 0000 000000&0
Napster Venture Capital-Backed Seattle, WA 000 000.00 0000000000 0
HBO Formerly VC-backed New York, NY 0000 00000000000
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YouTube Executive Team (36)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Neal Mohan Chief Executive Officer
Jo Zhang Chief Financial Officer
Garth Graham MD Managing Director and Global Head of Healthcare and Public Health
Mary Hernandez Strategic Partner & Manager
Danielle Tiedt Chief Marketing Officer
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YouTube Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers


Similarweb Unique Visitors


Majestic Referring Domains


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YouTube Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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YouTube Investments & Acquisitions (16)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner 09-Jan-2023 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software
Nest Wallet 09-May-2022 00000 0000 Other Financial Services
Pair Eyewear 14-Dec-2021 00000 0000 0000 Accessories
Session 18-Nov-2021 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software
SimSim (Application Software) 19-Jul-2021 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Application Software 000000 00
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YouTube Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Session 18-Nov-2021 00000 00.000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Don't Memorise 02-Sep-2019 00000 00000 Completed
  • 0000000
All Def 06-Aug-2014 00000 00000 00 000 Completed
  • 5 buyers
SoulPancake 01-Jan-2012 000000000 Completed
  • 0000000
DanceOn Early Stage VC Completed
  • 3 buyers
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YouTube FAQs

  • When was YouTube founded?

    YouTube was founded in 2005.

  • Who is the founder of YouTube?

    Susan Wojcicki, Steve Chen, Jawed Karim, and Chad Hurley are the founders of YouTube.

  • Who is the CEO of YouTube?

    Neal Mohan is the CEO of YouTube.

  • Where is YouTube headquartered?

    YouTube is headquartered in San Bruno, CA.

  • What is the size of YouTube?

    YouTube has 7,173 total employees.

  • What industry is YouTube in?

    YouTube’s primary industry is Entertainment Software.

  • Is YouTube a private or public company?

    YouTube is a Private company.

  • What is YouTube’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for YouTube is 00000.

  • How much funding has YouTube raised over time?

    YouTube has raised $12M.

  • Who are YouTube’s investors?

    ARTIS Ventures, David Lamond, Keith Rabois, Sequoia Capital, and TriplePoint Capital have invested in YouTube.

  • Who are YouTube’s competitors?

    Hulu,, HOOQ, Napster, and HBO are some of the 26 competitors of YouTube.

  • When was YouTube acquired?

    YouTube was acquired on 01-May-2023.

  • Who acquired YouTube?

    YouTube was acquired by Alphabet.

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