Glitch is three things. It’s a simple tool for creating apps and websites that’s enabling everyone to create on the web — whether you’re a professional developer or just starting out, and even as part of a team. It’s also a friendly, creative community comprised of millions of folks, from coders and designers to artists, activists, students, and educators. And it’s a different kind of company — one that’s setting the bar for thoughtful and ethical practices in tech, showing the industry that we can do better.

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It’s a big vision, and to do all those things right we need the resources to deliver. So we’re announcing today that we’ve raised $30M in venture capital funding from Tiger Global Management.

Imagine an internet where the apps we use, and the sites we visit, are made by regular people, not just giant companies. Imagine a place where people are able to express themselves with code and build a community, just like video creators do on YouTube. That’s what we’re building at Glitch.

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We’re evolving “developer tools” into a creative, expressive platform that everyone can use to create the web. On Glitch, coding with friends is like working together in Google Docs–multiple people can work on the same project at the same time. There’s no setup, and you can see changes live on the web as you type.

This shouldn’t be a radical idea, but somehow here we are.

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At Glitch, we’re building that company. One that’s here to push the tech world to do better and do nothing less than set the standard for thoughtful and ethical practices in tech.

A startup 20 years in the making

We started out as Fog Creek Software, an independent tech company that always put people first. We pioneered remote-working and private offices for creative workers more than a decade ago. Now we’re building the friendliest, most inclusive, and welcoming social platform on the internet.



The friendly community where everyone can discover & create the best stuff on the web.

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