YouTube Inc. was created by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim in February 2005 in San Bruno, California. They met while working at PayPal, Hurley and Karim as engineers, and Chad as diseñador.5 According to Hurley and Chen, the thought of Youtube found the difficulties experienced in attempting to share videos taken within a party in San Francisco. youtube subscribers This story has been considered a really simplified version, and Chen has acknowledged that this idea may be offered by the requirement to present an easy story to market.5 Karim said that the party never happened, and that the idea of expressing videos Internet was suya.5 his team-mates have stated that the party did happen, and Karim's original idea was to produce a dating site where people could qualify based on their videos. Karim acknowledges having been inspired by a dating site named HotorNot.com ('? Attractive or not? '), Where customers can add images of themselves. The website was activated on February 15, 2005.6 April 23 and was charged the first movie, Me at the Zoo (' Me at the Zoo ').7 In the spring YouTube went on line. However, the creators quickly realized that consumers were carrying a myriad of videos, leaving behind the first idea. Traffic jumped when people started setting links on their sites YouTube MySpace.5 The rapid growth of the site attracted Time Warner and Sequoia Capital, which invested in it. After that, in October 2005, Nike put a commercial featuring Ronaldinho, large organizations began to be drawn YouTube.5 In 2005, Sequoia had to spend U.S. $ 8.5 million on the webpage.