Founded on Fedruary 14, 2005, by Chad Hurley, Jawed Karim, and Steven Chen. They are all firends from and woorked for Paypal.
The first vedio published was in April. It was one of the founders at a zoo. They had a funding come in from Sequoia Captial and in December 2005 there was the offical launch. Mobile video upploading wast released in May of 2006. In October Google acquired YouTube for $1.65bnYouTube