Hathora is bringing infrastructure expertise to the gaming world

Our team’s mission is to apply our years of experience scaling multi-region, multi-tenant infrastructure to create a platform that suits game developer needs

Our Story

Becoming infrastructure experts

Our founders, Harsh and Sid, both studied Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon and went on to become industry experts in the infrastructure space, leading teams at top SaaS companies like Palantir & Databricks.

Siddharth Dhulipalla

Co-Founder & CEO

Harsh Pandey

Co-Founder & CTO

Taruni Paleru

Product Manager

Justin Chu

Software Engineer

George Price

Software Engineer

Journeying into the gaming industry

After multiple conversations with top gaming studios, they were surprised to find that the gaming industry is far behind when it comes to server infrastructure. Their new venture, Hathora, looks to bring modern cloud techniques to the gaming industry.

The journey so far

March 2020

Our co-founders began work on a multiplayer game, which they expected to take a weekend’s worth of effort. However, it took over 2 months to ship a game. They felt this process could have been significantly easier for developers.

February 2022

Hathora Builder, an opinionated framework for real-time games, was launched and rapidly achieved traction amongst the indie community

April 2022

Hathora was incorporated

July 2022

Hathora Cloud, a modern hosting platform for game servers, was launched in private beta

August 2022

The first ever customer-built game was deployed on our platform

October 2022

Hathora signed its first AAA game

March 2023

Raised a $7.6M seed round led by Upfront Ventures and Founders Fund

We're committed to building a platform that works for you


Invent & Simplify

Constantly look for new ideas to drive innovation while ensuring the simplest experience possible


Listen & Resolve

Pay attention to our customers when they have an issue and deliver fast, practical solutions


Earn Trust

Celebrate our strengths, be honest about where we can improve, and benchmark against the best

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