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Justin Kan (2015)

Justin Kan is an American Internet entrepreneur and investor. He is the co-founder of live video platforms Justin.tv and TwitchTV, as well as the mobile social video application Socialcam. He is a partner at venture capital firm Y Combinator. His attempt to broadcast his entire life at Justin.tv popularized the term "lifecasting". He also contributes to the technology news site TechCrunch and co-founded Kiko Software, the first ajax based online calendar, with Emmett Shear. Kan graduated from Yale University in 2005 with degrees in physics and philosophy.

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About the Justin Kan Interview

I am Justin Kan, cofounder of Justin.tv and Twitch. I am now a partner at the seed stage venture fund Y Combinator. Recently, I launched a discovery site for electronic music called The Drop (http://thedrop.club). AMA!

I have started multiple startups including Kiko, Justin.tv, Socialcam, Twitch, Exec. I’ve also been a redditor since my friends Steve and Alexis launched the site in 2005 (10 years?!).

My newest project, The Drop, is a reddit-style electronic music discovery platform. Users can post tracks, community sourced moderators approve the songs, and then the community votes the music they like to the top. Come check us out and let us know what you think!

You can also find me on twitter: http://twitter.com/justinkan

Proof: http://imgur.com/koWN3NF

Update: Thanks for the questions, Reddit! I had a lot of fun. Have to head out to do a talk at UC Berkeley now. Until next time..

Justin Kan Mar 13, 2015