Skillz Revenue and Competitors

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Gaming

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Estimated Revenue & Valuation

  • Skillz's estimated annual revenue is currently $343M per year.(i)
  • Skillz received $25.0M in venture funding in December 2017.
  • Skillz's estimated revenue per employee is $654,504
  • Skillz's total funding is $287.3M.
  • Skillz's current valuation is $2.5B. (January 2022)

Employee Data

  • Skillz has 524 Employees.(i)
  • Skillz grew their employee count by 17% last year.
Competitor NameRevenueNumber of EmployeesEmployee GrowthTotal FundingValuation
#1
$1660M481833%$856.7M$45.8B
#2
$2720M273410%$2.3B$10B
#3
$1140M336621%$719.4M$9.4B
#4
$27M11012%N/AN/A
#5
$2510M407212%N/A$7.8B
#6
$512.4M55021%$151.3M$2.1B

Today, people spend more time playing video games than they do playing all physical sports, and eSports are poised to become bigger than the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL combined. Skillz provides the technology that powers an eSports industry forecast to exceed $5 billion in annual revenue by 2020. Skillz has been named the fastest growing private company in America, ranking number one on the 2017 Inc. 500 list. This makes Skillz the first eSports company to top this prestigious ranking, and also comes on the heels of being the first eSports company ever named to the CNBC Disruptor 50 list of the most innovative companies changing the business landscape. As the leading mobile eSports platform, Skillz connects the world's 2.6 billion mobile gamers through competition. Skillz is the eSports provider for over 8,000 game studios, hosting over 500 million mobile eSports tournaments total with an average of 1 million tournaments a day. Skillz makes games better by powering the competitions that players love and giving developers the chance to turn their game into the next great electronic sport. Founded in 2012, Skillz is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by leading venture capitalists as well as the owners of the New England Patriots, Milwaukee Bucks and New York Mets. In our quest to make gaming better for players and developers, we're looking for savvy, passionate and hardworking teammates to help us build the future of sports. If you're excited about defining a multibillion dollar industry, building an awesome product, or working with bleeding edge technology, Skillz just might be for you! Interested in joining a fun and dynamic team dedicated to building eSports for Everyone Check out the current job openings here: http://corp.skillz.com/careers/

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$287.3M

Total Funding

524

Number of Employees

$343M

Revenue (est)

17%

Employee Growth %

$2.5B

Valuation

N/A

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Skillz News

2022-04-17 - Skillz Part II: Change The Vig, Change The World

(Skillz Q4 2021 earnings press release.) The company is now committed to cutting User Acquisition and Engagement Marketing costs. Which is great...

2022-04-17 - Why Skillz Continues Marching Lower Today

Shares of mobile gaming stock Skillz ( SKLZ 2.77% ) continue to get hammered for no reason, with shares tumbling another 5.7% lower at 11:26...

2022-04-17 - Skillz Announces Date for First Quarter 2022 Results | News ...

(NYSE: SKLZ) (“Skillz”), the leading mobile games platform bringing fair and fun competition to players worldwide, today announced that it will...

2021-09-20 - Skillz : Announces New Multi-Year Stock Grant for Founder and CEO Andrew Paradise–

Sep 20, 2021 DownloadPDF Format (opens in new window) September 20, 2021 - Skillz(NYSE: SKLZ) today announced a new multi-year performance stock unit grant (the "2021 Grant") for Skillz Founder and CEO Andrew Paradise, based on his achievement of milestones related to the future market capital ...

2021-08-02 - Skillz acquires minority stake in Hamburg’s Exit Games at $50 million

Mobile games platform and esports-for-everyone tournament host Skillz has acquired a minority stake in Hamburg-based Exit Games for $50 million. Exit Games is the powerhouse behind the Photon engine, an advanced synchronous multiplayer gaming technology used by over 60,000 games publishers and d ...

Company NameRevenueNumber of EmployeesEmployee GrowthTotal Funding
#1
$35M52446%N/A
#2
$228.6M52735%$233.2M
#3
$97M527115%$407M
#4
$93.9M52851%$169.1M
#5
$300M52823%N/A

Skillz Funding

DateAmountRoundLead InvestorsReference
2013-06-20$5.5MAArticle
2014-09-29$6.0MUndisclosedAtlas VentureArticle
2015-09-25$15.0MBKraft GroupArticle
2017-12-14$25.0MCTelstraArticle