Tencent Holdings

Tencent Holdings

Founded in November, 1998, Tencent has grown into one of China's largest and most used Internet service portal.

About Tencent Holdings

Founded in November, 1998, Tencent has grown into one of China's largest and most used Internet service portal. Since its establishment over the last decade, Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. On June 16, 2004, Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700) went public on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

It is Tencent's mission to enhance the quality of human life through Internet services. Presently, Tencent is providing value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services". Tencent’s leading Internet platforms in China – QQ (QQ Instant Messenger), WeChat, QQ.com, QQ Games, Qzone, 3g.QQ.com, SoSo, PaiPai and Tenpay – have brought together China's largest Internet community, to meet the various needs of Internet users including communication, information, entertainment, e-commerce and others. As of Dec 31, 2012, the active QQ users accounts for QQ IM amounted to 798.2 million while its peak concurrent users reached 176.4 million. The development of Tencent has profoundly influenced the ways hundreds of millions of Internet users communicate with one another as well as their lifestyles. It also brings possibilities of a wider range of applications to the China’s Internet industry.

Looking forward, Tencent remains committed to enhancing its development and innovation capabilities while strengthening its nationwide branding for its long term development. More than 50% of Tencent employees are R&D staff. Tencent has obtained patents relating to the technologies in various areas: instant messaging, e-commerce, online payment services, search engine, information security, gaming, and many more. In 2007, Tencent invested more than RMB100 million in setting up the Tencent Research Institute, China's first Internet research institute, with campuses in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen.

Previous Investments

COMPANY
ROUND
ROUND SIZE
DATE
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: $150.73M
Date: Nov, 2017
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: $4,000M
Date: Oct, 2017
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: $1,100M
Date: Oct, 2017
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: $2,000M
Date: Sep, 2017
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: $300M
Date: Aug, 2017
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: $5M
Date: Jul, 2017
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: -
Date: Jul, 2017
Round: Series E
Round Size: $600M
Date: Jun, 2017
Round: Series A
Round Size: $102M
Date: Jun, 2017
Round: Series H
Round Size: $54M
Date: May, 2017
Round: Series A
Round Size: $13M
Date: May, 2017
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: $90M
Date: May, 2017
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: $1,200M
Date: May, 2017
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: $1,400M
Date: Apr, 2017
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: $200M
Date: Apr, 2017
Round: Series D
Round Size: $350M
Date: Mar, 2017
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: $1,000M
Date: Mar, 2017
Round: Series D
Round Size: $55M
Date: Jan, 2017
Round: Series D
Round Size: $215M
Date: Jan, 2017
Round: Series D
Round Size: $100M
Date: Jan, 2017
Round: Series D
Round Size: $175M
Date: Aug, 2016
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: $550M
Date: Jul, 2016
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: $4,500M
Date: Jun, 2016
Round: Series A
Round Size: $10M
Date: Feb, 2016
Round: Series F
Round Size: $3,300M
Date: Jan, 2016
Round: Series B
Round Size: $900M
Date: Dec, 2015
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: $3.6M
Date: Sep, 2015
Round: Series B
Round Size: $60M
Date: Aug, 2015
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: $2,000M
Date: Jul, 2015
Round: Series D
Round Size: $700M
Date: Dec, 2014
Round: Series A
Round Size: $20M
Date: Oct, 2014
Round: Series C
Round Size: $100M
Date: Jan, 2014
Round: Series A
Round Size: $10M
Date: Jan, 2014
Round: Venture Round
Round Size: $516M
Date: Sep, 2013