Niantic

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Niantic, Inc.
ナイアンティック
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Niantic logo
Founded 2010
Headquarters San Francisco, California
Type Private
Owner(s) Google (2010–2015)
Industry Video games
Website

Worldwide: nianticlabs.com

Niantic, Inc. (Japanese: ナイアンティック Niantic) is an American game development company best known for developing the augmented reality games Pokémon GO and Ingress. It was founded as Niantic Labs in 2010 as a startup within Google by John Hanke, who has remained the company's CEO since.[1] In August 2015, the company announced plans to become independent, which it did in October 2015, as Niantic, Inc.[2][3]

Following the announcement of Pokémon GO in September 2015, the company announced it had received an investment of up to $30 million from The Pokémon Company, Nintendo, and Google.

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