Discord was founded in 2012 by Jason Citron. The company has not officially endorsed a plan to participate in an IPO.
Discord offers an all-in-one voice and text chat geared towards gamers. As of 2020, the company claimed 56 million monthly players and nearly 1 billion messages sent daily. Discord has raised nearly $500 million in Venture Capital funding from investors including FirstMark Capital, Greenoaks Capital Partners, Index Ventures, IVP, Greylock Partners, Benchmark, Accel, General Catalyst, Ridge Ventures, Spark Capital, and Tencent Holdings. Per company press releases, Discord last raised $100 million in June 2020 at a post-money valuation of $3.5 billion.