9GAG

Lonely No More

LOCATION Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong

COMPANY SIZE Between 10 and 25

# OF ENGINEERS Between 10 and 25

FUNDING $2M - $5M

REMOTE WORK OK? No

EXTENDED EXERCISE WINDOW? No

TAGS Social Media, Content, Creative Industries, Communities, Media, Games, YC Summer 2012

What do we do?

9GAG’s initial goal was to create a platform where anyone can create bite-size stories and share them everywhere.


As mobile became an essential part of life, 9GAG aims to become the mobile company for consumer’s everyday entertainment.

9GAG aims to be the world’s ‘No.1 Mobile Entertainment Platform’.

Why join us?

We make people happy.

Technical challenges

Is making hundreds of millions of people happy every day challenging enough?

Our press coverage

https://pando.com/2012/08/21/9gag-the-biggest-little-startup-at-y-combinators-demo-day/

Our tech stack

  • Amazon EC2
  • Amazon RDS
  • Amazon S3
  • PHP

Our investors

  • True Ventures
  • Greycroft Partners
  • Freestyle Capital
  • First Round Capital