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Alibaba Group

Alibaba Group logo
Company nameAlibaba Group
Company typee-commerce
FoundedHangzhou, China (1999)
Headquarters18-19/F, Xihu International Building, 391 Wen Er Road, Hangzhou 310013
Key peopleMa Yun (Jack Ma)

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Alibaba Group (simplified Chinese: 阿里巴巴集团; traditional Chinese: 阿里巴巴集團; pinyin:Ālǐbābā Jítuán) is a privately owned Hangzhou, China-based family of Internet-based businesses that includes online marketplaces that facilitate business-to-business international and domestic China trade, retail and payment platforms, a shopping search engine, and data-centric cloud computing services.

Alibaba Group and its affiliated entities now have more than 22,000 employees across some 70 cities and regions, including China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Alibaba Group and its affiliated entities:

* (HKSE: 1688) - publicly traded company in e-commerce for small businesses

*Taobao Marketplace - consumer-to-consumer (C2C) online shopping platform

*Taobao Mall - business-to-consumer (B2C) online retail marketplace

*eTao - search engine designed for online shoppers

*Alibaba Cloud Computing - advanced data-centric cloud computing services platform

*China Yahoo! - one of China’s leading internet portals

*Alipay - third-party online payment platform

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