Changelogs: March 2019

March 20th Changelog   New Features: Two new integrations are now available! Botisimo provides a suite of tools for streamers to manage their chat. In addition to moderation, there are some really fun features that let your viewers earn currency, complete polls, enter giveaways, and request songs – all things that are great at driving […]

Lightstream Acquires Arsenal.gg

Lightstream Acquires Arsenal.gg, a Live Streaming Analytics Platform That Delivers Free Tools for Video Game Streamers  The platform also offers robust analytics tools for game publishers, developers, and brands to properly evaluate and intelligently build their influencer marketing strategy. CHICAGO, March 14, 2019 – Lightstream, an innovator in live streaming technology, today announced that it […]

The growth and role of streaming in esports

In a way, Lightstream’s roots are in esports. While we created our software to help stream all types of gameplay, from competitive to casual, there’s no denying the effect esports has had on our company. My co-founders, Stu and Aaron, both spent time at GotFrag/Major League Gaming (MLG) and World Cyber Games in the early […]

Changelogs: February 2019

February 28th Changelog Lots of bug fixes in this round of updates. Shoring up edge cases that were affecting some users. Fixes: Webcams Corrected a situation that would sometimes cause cropped webcams to not appear on stream with the correct cropping applied. Webcams will display more consistently between scene changes. Microphones selected when adding your […]

Lightstream Raises $8M Series A Round

Lightstream Raises $8M Series A Round to Enhance its Unique Live Streaming Creative Suite and Technologies The new funding will accelerate the company’s already rapid growth – expanding its team and global presence to introduce powerful new opportunities for content creators. CHICAGO, February 26, 2019 – Lightstream, an innovator in live streaming technology, today announced […]

Running a Charity Stream with Lightstream

Over the years, through Extra Life, Gamers for Giving, and similar events, streamers have demonstrated the ability to raise millions of dollars for charities through marathons and viewer donations. We’re continually impressed by how generous gamers and streamers can be, including their helping us raise $2,880 for AbleGamers at TwitchCon! Anyone who’s done a charity stream […]

Lightstream Introduces New CTO Jenny Farver

LIVE STREAMING TECHNOLOGY STARTUP, LIGHTSTREAM, INTRODUCES NEW CTO, JENNY FARVER CHICAGO, January 30, 2019 – Today, the Lightstream team is proud to introduce its newest executive leader and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Jenny Farver. Bringing an incredible wealth of knowledge and experience to the role, Farver is a respected leader in the Chicago tech community […]