Technology is bringing abundance to the world. But, only a handful of people start the iconic companies with the biggest impact. Floodgate backs these Prime Movers before the rest of the world believes.
Taking risk with these legendary founders at the very beginning of their journeys is core to our DNA and how we add unique value as an investment partner.
Few people know that Twitch.tv could have never happened with most startup teams. That’s because most startup teams would not have lasted long enough to bring Twitch.tv to life. These founders pressed on through multiple pivots, starting with Justin.tv in 2007. It wasn’t until four years later that “Justin.tv.games” became an obvious breakout company on its own that led to a legendary outcome three years later. Although Twitch.tv’s $970 Million acquisition was inspiring in its own right, perhaps more inspiring was the team’s proof of a key Prime Mover belief — ”It’s only over when you decide to quit.”