IGNITION 2016: Live-streaming platform Twitch is setting its sights beyond gaming

Kevin Lin, Twitch, sv100 2015Steve Jennings/Getty ImagesKevin Lin, COO of Amazon subsidiary Twitch

The future belongs to live-streaming — and it’s already changing how we consume online content.

If you want to hear more about what’s next for this medium, don’t miss Business Insider’s flagship conference, IGNITION: Future of Digital.

Joining us on stage is Kevin Lin, COO of one of Amazon’s top subsidiaries, Twitch, which is aiming to contend with Periscope and Facebook Live.

This live-streaming video platform is well established in the gaming community, having amassed more than 100 million monthly unique visitors and streamed more than 241 billion minutes of video.

However, that’s only phase one for Twitch.

Twitch, which Amazon purchased for $1 billion two years ago, has started to explore content outside of gaming.

Come hear the latest news about what’s next for Twitch at IGNITION 2016. It’s all happening December 5-7 at the Time Warner Center in New York City.

This year’s speakers also include Barry Diller, chairman and senior executive of IAC and Expedia; Chuck Robbins, CEO of Cisco; Miguel McKelvey, cofounder and CCO of WeWork; and Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global.

Sign up today before tickets sell out!


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