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Twitch Taps $15M For Gamer Video Platform

Twitch -- once known to the world as Justin.TV -- just raised $15 million to continue scaling its online video platform. The company specializes in live footage of videogames being played, which, as AllThingsD explains, “can be analogous to watching a professional basketball or football game on TV, especially as videogames increasingly become a rival to other major forms of entertainment.”  Twitch’s platform now attracts over 20 million monthly viewers. This latest round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, along with participation from Alsop Louie Partners and Draper Associates.

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