BitTorrent, Inc. engineers transformative open technologies and products to accelerate the discovery, distribution and delivery of digital media over the Internet, bringing the world’s free movies, music, games and apps to over 80 million enthusiasts worldwide. The company’s two main products today include the original BitTorrent software and the tiny-but-mighty µTorrent. BitTorrent is based in San Francisco, Calif. and currently has 40 employees.

Financials

Date Type Amount Investors Valuation
09/01/05 Series A 8.75M Doll Capital Management Unknown
12/01/06 Series B 25M Accel Partners, Doll Capital Management Unknown
09/01/08 Series C 17M DAG Ventures, DCM, Sand Hill Road, Accel Partners 46.4M

People

John Cadeddu (Board member)

Simon Morris (Vice President of Products)

Ilan Shamir (Vice President of Engineering)

Claude Tolbert (Vice President of Business Development)

David Gómez-Rosado (Vice President of User Experience)

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