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About YouTube

YouTube provides an online platform that enables users to watch and share original videos worldwide. It allows users, creators, and artists to build their own communities. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in San Bruno, California. In October 2006, YouTube was acquired by Google At a valuation of $1.7B.

Headquarters Location

901 Cherry Ave.

San Bruno, California, 94066,

United States


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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned YouTube in 4 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Mar 22, 2022.

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Latest YouTube News

Internet suspension extended in Meghalaya after Shillong violence-Business Journal

Nov 26, 2022

In the wake of untoward incidents that occurred on the border areas of two states, the Meghalaya authorities has extended the web suspension for one more 48 hours in the seven districts of the state, stated police as quoted by information company ANI.  Police said that social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, YouTube, and […]

YouTube Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was YouTube founded?

    YouTube was founded in 2005.

  • Where is YouTube's headquarters?

    YouTube's headquarters is located at 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno.

  • What is YouTube's latest funding round?

    YouTube's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did YouTube raise?

    YouTube raised a total of $11.5M.

  • Who are the investors of YouTube?

    Investors of YouTube include Google, Sequoia Capital and Artis Capital Management.

  • Who are YouTube's competitors?

    Competitors of YouTube include TBTM Studios, Sutradhar, Udemy, LifeSpeak, Vimeo and 13 more.

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