Valve Corporation

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Valve Corporation
Valve logo.png
Type: private
Industry: Video game industry
Digital distribution
Product(s): Video games:
Counter-Strike series
Day of Defeat series
Dota 2
Half-Life series
Left 4 Dead series
Portal series
Team Fortress series
Source Filmmaker
Valve Anti-Cheat
Headquarters: Bellevue, Washington, U.S.
Founded: 1996-08-24
Founder(s): Gabe Newell
Mike Harrington
Owner(s): Gabe Newell
Number of employees: ~360 (2016)[1]

Valve Corporation is an american game and software developer known for their game distribution platform Steam and games like Artifact, Dota 2, the Half Life series, Team Fortress 2 and the Portal Series.



Valve, the Valve logo, Half-Life, the Half-Life logo, the Lambda logo, Steam, the Steam logo, Team Fortress, the Team Fortress logo, Opposing Force, Day of Defeat, the Day of Defeat logo, Counter-Strike, the Counter-Strike logo, Source, the Source logo, Counter-Strike: Condition Zero, Portal, the Portal logo, Dota, the Dota 2 logo, and Defense of the Ancients are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Valve Corporation.


  1. "On an unrelated but interesting note, the letter also confirms that Valve's employee headcount is "approximately 360." This is the first updated measure of Valve's size that we've seen in years: Wikipedia lists it as having about 330 employees, but that's based on data from 2013."

    - PCGAMER - "Valve denies wrongdoing in skin gambling legal rumblings: 'no factual or legal support for these accusations'", 2016-10-18