Alibaba Group's Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding and Acquisitions

Alibaba Group is a Chinese e-commerce firm that provides consumer-to-consumer and business-to-business sales services vi... Read more

Annual Revenue

Employees

Daniel Yong Zhang's photo - CEO of Alibaba Group

CEO

Daniel Yong Zhang

CEO Approval Rating

68/100

OVERVIEW

Founded:

1999

Headquarters:

HangzhouZhejiang Province

Status:

PublicIndependent Company of NYSEBABA

Industry Sector:

Retail Distributors

SIC Code:

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Competitive Analysis

TOP COMPETITORS OR ALTERNATIVES

Jingdong is Alibaba Group's #1 competitor. Jingdong's headquarters is in Central, Other, and was founded in 1998. Jingdong competes in the Specialty Stores industry. Jingdong generates 115% of Alibaba Group's revenue.

Amazon is one of Alibaba Group's top rivals. Amazon was founded in Seattle, Washington} in 1994. Like Alibaba Group, Amazon also works within the Retail Distributors sector. Compared to Alibaba Group, Amazon generates $191.4B more revenue.

eBay is one of Alibaba Group's top competitors. eBay is a Public company that was founded in 1995 in San Jose, California. eBay is in the E-commerce field. Compared to Alibaba Group, eBay has 22,446 fewer employees.

RANK

COMPANY

LEADERSHIP

CEO SCORE

EMPLOYEES

TOTAL FUNDING

REVENUE

Daniel Yong Zhang

CEO

- -
36,446
$24.8B
$60.7B
1

Richard Liu Qiangdong

Founder & CEO

73/100
115,811
$3.5B
$6.2B
2

Jeffrey P. Bezos

Chairman & CEO

62/100
647,500
$56M
$252.1B
3

Scott Schenkel

Interim-CEO

84/100
14,100
$63M
$10.9B
4

Huateng Ma

Chairman & CEO

78/100
44,796
- -
$47.3B
5

Robin Li

Chairman & CEO

85/100
45,887
$2.3B
$15.4B
6

Doug McMillon

President & CEO

72/100
2,200,000
$6.9M
$518B
7

Brian Cornell

Chairman & CEO

81/100
360,000
- -
$76.8B
8

Craig Jelinek

President & CEO

71/100
143,000
- -
$152.7B
9

Robert Gerald Miller

Chairman & CEO

58/100
138,000
- -
$36.3B
10

Corie Barry

CEO

77/100
125,000
$8M
$43.1B

Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$60.7B

Alibaba Group's revenue is the ranked 5th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 110.8B. Over the last three quarters, Alibaba Group's revenue has decreased by 1.9%. Specifically, in Q2 2019's revenue was $16.7B; in Q1 2019, it was $14.5B; in Q4 2018, it was $17.1B.

Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Kaola

Aug 2019

Source »
$2B
Kaola is a cross-border e-commerce platform that allows users to search and buy mobile phones, watches, home appliances, footwear and beauty products.
Teambition Ltd.

Mar 2019

Source »
undisclosed
Teambition is a cloud-based platform that allows co-workers to plan and collaborate on their projects.
Infinity Augmented Reality, Inc.

Mar 2019

Source »
$10M
InfinityAR designer, developer and distributor of Augmented Reality display devices.

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-

Jan 2019

Source »
$102.5M
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DSM Group Consulting Contact and Sales Tic. Inc

Aug 2018

Source »
$750M
Trendyol is an online platform that allows users to shop for clothing, footwear, bags, sporting goods, cosmetics and accessories.

These are all the companies that Alibaba Group has acquired. Alibaba Group has acquired 26 companies and its latest acquisition was Kaola in Aug 2019. Kaola is a cross-border e-commerce platform that allows users to search and buy mobile phones, watches, home appliances, footwear and beauty products.

Alibaba Group Funding History

Since Alibaba Group was founded in 1999, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total Alibaba Group has raised $24.8B. Alibaba Group's last funding round was on Mar 2016 for a total of $3.0B

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Debt
Mar 2016
$3B
-
IPO
Sep 2014
$21.8B

Total Funding: $24.8B

Since Alibaba Group was founded in 1999, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total Alibaba Group has raised $24.8B. Alibaba Group's last funding round was on Mar 2016 for a total of $3.0B

Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Ant Financial is an online platform that offers micro-lending, digital banking, and payment solutions for businesses and individuals.
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Sep 23, 2019
Equity
-
Perfect develops an AI-based mobile application that allows users to simulate live 3D makeup, search and buy beauty products.
-
Sep 19, 2019
Equity
-
$700M
Sep 05, 2019
Equity
-
Bitmark is a blockchain-based copyright ownership management platform that allows users to record and track property rights for their digital assets.
$3M
Sep 02, 2019
Series A
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VMate is a social network application that helps users to share and watch short videos.
$100M
May 30, 2019
Equity
-

These are all the companies that Alibaba Group has invested in. Alibaba Group has invested 26 companies and its latest investment was Kaola in Aug 2019. Kaola is a cross-border e-commerce platform that allows users to search and buy mobile phones, watches, home appliances, footwear and beauty products.

Alibaba Group News

October 16, 2019Alizila

Jack Ma Receives Forbes Lifetime Achievement Award

Forbes Media on Wednesday presented the Malcolm S. Forbes Lifetime Achievement Award to Alibaba Group... See more »
October 16, 2019E China News

China's Jack Ma to eye education, entrepreneurs and Africa after stepping down from Alibaba

Alibaba founder Jack Ma said that his biggest mission in the coming future will be to look at ways at... See more »
October 16, 2019MarketScreener

VOLUNTARY ANNOUNCEMENT ON ENTERING INTO ALIBABA CLOUD MSP COOPERATION AGREEMENT

(marketscreener.com) Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Lim... See more »
October 16, 2019Yicai Global

Alibaba's Youku Teams with BBC, Viacom, Genius Brands on Kids Shows

(Yicai Global) Oct. 16 -- Chinese tech giant Alibaba Group Holding's online video platform Youku Tudo... See more »
October 15, 2019Techstory

Paytm eyeing to raise fresh funding round of $2 billion

Paytm, which is a digital transaction platform, is now working to raise fresh funding worth $2 billio... See more »
October 15, 2019Seeking Alpha

New Growth Drivers In A New Era

October 15, 2019Livemint

Alibaba subsidiary Whale Cloud unveils 5G operation map for India

Whale Cloud's 5G operation map will guide communication service providers to better operate the netwo... See more »

Alibaba Group Press Releases

August 19, 2019Thailand Press Release News

BABA) today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2019.

Alibaba had a great quarter, expanding our user base to 674 million annual active consumers, demonstr... See more »
July 24, 20191888 Press Release

IFC International Limited in Hong Kong anxiously awaits the public debut of Alibaba in Hong Kong

Alibaba Group IPO: Is Coming to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.... See more »
May 29, 2019MarketersMedia

Alibaba and Bottos Are Trying Out Blockchain Bots

On May 28, 2019, Bottos was invited to participate in the Global Smart Logistics Summit, which was or... See more »
May 21, 2019PR Newswire Asia

Novozymes opens online store on Alibaba

For the first time ever, buyers in China can get hold of Novozymes' enzyme products online through Al... See more »
May 14, 2019Thailand Press Release News

Alibaba#s Jack Ma Reappointed as UN SDG Advocate

We#re pleased to announce that United Nations Secretary-General Antnio Guterres has reappointed Aliba... See more »
May 7, 2019GlobeNewswire

Nuance Automotive and Banma Partner to Bring Hybrid AI Solutions to Banma MARS V3.0, the Company's Latest Connected Car Platform

Nuance Provides Humanized, Voice-Powered Interaction to Banma's Infotainment Platform, Enhancing Driv... See more »
April 2, 2019Thailand Press Release News

ALIBABA CEO DANIEL ZHANGS 6 PRINCIPLES OF LEADERSHIP

Alibaba Group CEO Daniel Zhang recently spoke to senior managers at Freshippo (also known as Hema), A... See more »

Alibaba Group Videos

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Headquarters

969 West Wen Yi Road

Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province311121

86-571-8502-2088

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Summary

ABOUT

Overview

Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA) is a Chinese e-commerce mobile and online program created to connect buyers and suppliers, including consumer-to-consumer (Taobao), business-to-consumer, and business-to-business internet sales services. Alibaba also provide...

CEO

Alibaba Group's CEO, Daniel Yong Zhang, currently has an approval rating of 68%. Alibaba Group's primary competitors are Jingdong, Amazon & eBay.

Website

alibabagroup.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Alibaba Group

  1. When was Alibaba Group founded?

    Alibaba Group was founded in 1999
  2. Who is Alibaba Group's CEO?

    Alibaba Group's CEO is Daniel Yong Zhang
  3. How much revenue does Alibaba Group generate?

    Alibaba Group generates $60.7B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Alibaba Group have?

    Alibaba Group has historically raised $24.8B in funding
  5. Where is Alibaba Group's headquarters?

    Alibaba Group's headquarters is in Hangzhou Zhejiang Province, CN
  1. How many employees does Alibaba Group have?

    Alibaba Group has 36,446 employees
  2. What sector does Alibaba Group operate in?

    Alibaba Group is in Retail Distributors
  3. Who are Alibaba Group's competitors?

    Alibaba Group's top competitors are Jingdong, Amazon, eBay
  4. Who has Alibaba Group invested in?

    Alibaba Group's has invested in companies such as Ant Financial, Perfect, NetEase Cloud Music