Corsair Further Invests into the Live Streaming Market, Acquires Visuals by Impulse

Computer hardware and peripherals company Corsair Gaming announced that it has acquired content creator design platform Visuals by Impulse, which will join Corsair’s portfolio under its streaming equipment and software brand Elgato. Corsair did not disclose the financial details of the transaction.

Founded in 2015, Visuals by Impulse provides design assets such as overlays, alerts, and widgets for creators on Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook Gaming to customize their broadcasts. The company reported an accelerated growth caused by the COVID-19 pandemic since March 2020 and currently serves more than 200K content creators.

The acquisition of Visuals by Impulse marks Corsair’s third major move into the live streaming market, following its acquisitions of Elgato in 2018 and EpocCam in 2020. As part of the acquisition, Corsair obtained Visuals by Impulse’s intellectual property, technology, and full staff.

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