Google's Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding and Acquisitions

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CEO

Sundar Pichai

CEO Approval Rating

95/100

OVERVIEW

Founded:

1998

Headquarters:

Mountain ViewCalifornia

Status:

PrivateSubsidiary of Alphabet Inc

Industry Sector:

IT Services

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Competitive Analysis

TOP COMPETITORS OR ALTERNATIVES

Baidu is seen as one of Google's biggest rivals. Baidu is headquartered in Beijing, Beijing Municipality, and was founded in 2000. Like Google, Baidu also works within the IT Services sector. Baidu generates 10% the revenue of Google.

Microsoft is seen as one of Google's top competitors. Microsoft was founded in 1975, and its headquarters is in Redmond, Washington. Microsoft competes in the Internet Software field. Microsoft has 45,229 more employees than Google.

Apple is one of Google's top rivals. Apple is a Public company that was founded in Cupertino, California in 1976. Apple operates in the Computer Hardware industry. Apple has 33,229 more employees vs. Google.

RANK

COMPANY

LEADERSHIP

CEO SCORE

EMPLOYEES

TOTAL FUNDING

REVENUE

Sundar Pichai

CEO

- -
98,771
$1.7B
$148.3B
1

Robin Li

Chairman & CEO

85/100
45,887
$2.3B
$15.4B
2

Satya Nadella

CEO

75/100
131,000
$61M
$125.8B
3

Timothy Cook

CEO

80/100
132,000
$1B
$259B
4

Jeffrey P. Bezos

Chairman & CEO

62/100
647,500
$56M
$252.1B
5

Mark Zuckerberg

Chairman & CEO

67/100
35,587
$31.3B
$62.6B
6

Thomas J. McInerney

CEO

77/100
8,500
$33.8M
$5.4B
7

Satya Nadella

CEO

66/100
1,065
- -
$50M
8

Arkady Volozh

Co-Founder & CEO

73/100
6,271
$1.3B
$2.3B
9

Mark Hurd

Co-CEO

75/100
137,000
$31.5M
$39.5B
10

Marc Benioff

Co-CEO

81/100
35,000
$2.7B
$14.7B

Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Socratic

Aug 2019

Source »
undisclosed
Socratic is a mobile application that allows students to find study materials, physics problems, math equations and educational guides.
Elastifile Ltd.

Jul 2019

Source »
$200M
Elastifile is a cloud-based platform that provides file storage and data management solutions for media, life sciences and financial sectors.
Looker Data Sciences, Inc.

Jun 2019

Source »
$2.6B
Looker is a data-driven business intelligence platform that offers embedded marketing analytics and data discovery solutions.
Alooma, Inc.

Feb 2019

Source »
undisclosed
Alooma is a data pipeline platform that enables businesses to extract, integrate and transfer their data sources to cloud data warehouses.
Superpod, Inc.

Jan 2019

Source »
$60M
Superpod designs and develops a mobile application that offers natural language processing solutions for individuals.

These are all the companies that Google has acquired. Google has acquired 145 companies and its latest acquisition was Socratic in Aug 2019. Socratic is a mobile application that allows students to find study materials, physics problems, math equations and educational guides.

Google Funding History

Since Google was founded in 1998, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total Google has raised $1.7B. Google's last funding round was on Aug 2004 for a total of $1.7B

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

IPO
Aug 2004
$1.7B

Series A
Jun 1999
$25M
Angel
Aug 1998
$100K
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Total Funding: $1.7B

Since Google was founded in 1998, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total Google has raised $1.7B. Google's last funding round was on Aug 2004 for a total of $1.7B

Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Dunzo is an AI-based hyperlocal application that provides delivery services for groceries, food, medicines and pet supplies.
$45M
Oct 03, 2019
Series D
-
Trifacta is a cloud-based data wrangling platform that allows businesses to discover, structure, validate and publish analysis-ready data.
$100M
Sep 11, 2019
Equity
-
StitchCrew is an accelerator program that connects tech entrepreneurs with capital, human resources and social networks.
$25K
Aug 20, 2019
Grant
-
KaiOS is a developer of Linux-based mobile operating system that allows users to access 4G LTE, GPS and Wi-Fi services.
$50M
May 21, 2019
Series B
-
Dunzo is an AI-based hyperlocal application that provides delivery services for groceries, food, medicines and pet supplies.
$9.8M
Apr 07, 2019
Series C
-

These are all the companies that Google has invested in. Google has invested 145 companies and its latest investment was Socratic in Aug 2019. Socratic is a mobile application that allows students to find study materials, physics problems, math equations and educational guides.

Google News

Today 11:15 PMPocket-lint

Google quietly removes camera from its store

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Today 11:11 PMAndroid Police

Google is fleecing previous Pixel owners on trade-ins

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Today 11:04 PMStartTribune

Google will award $1 million to Minnesota nonprofits in November

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What was the Most Exciting Product Google Announced This Week?

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Today 10:42 PMPhoneDog

Google Clips camera appears to have been discontinued

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Today 10:26 PMAndroid Authority

Without unlimited original quality photo backups, a 64GB Pixel 4 is ridiculous

Google got away with 64GB of internal storage because of the free backups. Without it, 64GB is insult... See more »
Today 10:25 PMAndroid Police

Evidence points to Pixel 4 supporting dual-SIM dual-standby

Back in February, preliminary data seemed to indicate the Pixel 4 would support dual-SIM dual-standby... See more »
Today 10:23 PMAndroid Police

New Nest Aware can use your smart speakers and displays to listen for smoke and CO alarms

When Google announced its revamped Nest Aware subscriptions yesterday during Made by Google 2019, it ... See more »
Today 10:02 PMNDTV

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Google is taking its Top Shot camera feature to short videos. The feature will work on Pixel 4, Pixel... See more »

Google Blogs

October 17, 2019Google Blog

Annie Leibovitz unveils photo series with Google Pixel

Legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz is unveiling a series of portraits of individuals who are chan... See more »
Today 1:30 PMGoogle Blog

Investing in the next generation of measurement on YouTube

Ad reporting and measurement is an important part of getting digital advertising right. We invest a l... See more »
Today 9:00 AMGoogle Blog

Jacquard and Google Arts and Culture weave tech into art

Words that appear out of white tapestries. Music that streams out of black fabric. A mysterious blue ... See more »
October 15, 2019Google Blog

Explore the Maya world with the British Museum

At first glance, the British Museum and Google may not seem like natural partners. One is a 266-year-... See more »
October 15, 2019Google Blog

Keep an eye (and ear) on your home with the new Nest Aware

To make your home more helpful, we want to make it easier for you to stay up to date about what’s hap... See more »
October 15, 2019Google Blog

Made by Google, manufactured with clean energy

It's not just about what products we build, but how we build them. When designing Google hardware, li... See more »
October 15, 2019Google Blog

Boost your home's signal and style with Nest Wifi

Homes weren’t built for Wi-Fi, so when we introduced Google Wifi in 2016, we built it to work for any... See more »
October 15, 2019Google Blog

Nest Mini brings twice the bass and an upgraded Assistant

It’s only been two years, but already, millions of you have received hands-free help from the Google ... See more »
October 11, 2019Google Blog

How Google made me proud to be out at work

Until I started working at Google in 2014, I had never been out at work. Now, less than five years l... See more »

Google Press Releases

October 15, 2019Business Wire

Xfinity Mobile Adds Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL to Device Line-Up

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Xfinity Mobile Adds Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL to Device Line-Up... See more »
October 4, 2019PRWIRE

Microba and Google Cloud use innovation and AI to level up gut microbiome testing

CEO of gut health testing specialists Microba, Blake Wills, presented at the Google Cloud Summit in S... See more »
October 2, 2019Accesswire

Sleep-startup Cloudy Joins Google Brand Accelerator

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / October 2, 2019 / Cloudy, a DTC health and wellness brand with a conce... See more »
September 26, 2019Presswire

EUROPE'S PUBLISHERS SLAM GOOGLE FOR ABUSIVE BEHAVIOUR AS FRANCE ADOPTS EU COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE

EUROPE'S PUBLISHERS SLAM GOOGLE FOR ABUSIVE BEHAVIOUR AS FRANCE ADOPTS EU COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE richard... See more »
September 26, 2019WebProNews

Google Chrome Revealed As Cause of Mass Mac Pro Failure

Earlier this week, studios and video shops in Hollywood and around the country went into collective p... See more »
September 18, 2019Business Wire

SNP Teams Up with Google Cloud to Expedite Enterprise Migration

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SNP (Schneider-Neureither & Partner SE) (XETRA: SHF), a global leader... See more »
September 17, 2019Business Wire

AppDirect Announces Move to Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Partners With Google to Deliver IaaS to Customers

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AppDirect, the commerce platform for selling subscription products th... See more »
September 17, 2019GlobeNewswire

Electriq Power Welcomes Google Energy Strategist Neha Palmer as Board Member and Jan Klube as Vice President of Engineering

SAN LEANDRO, Calif., Sept. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Electriq Power, developer of intelligent and ... See more »
September 16, 2019PRWeb

fifty-five obtains Google Cloud's Marketing Analytics Specialization at global scale

fifty-five is now a Google Cloud Platform certified partner with a Marketing Analytics specialization... See more »
September 16, 2019PR Newswire

Facebook and Google Offer Haven for Sale of Illegal Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drugs, Investigation Finds

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans who rely on illegal and potentially dangerous ap... See more »

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ABOUT

Overview

Google (NYSE: GOOG) is a multinational technology company that was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998. Since 2015, Google has been a subsidiary of Alphabet, a parent company started to organize its various businesses under a conglomerate. G...

CEO

Google's CEO, Sundar Pichai, currently has an approval rating of 95%. Google's primary competitors are Baidu, Microsoft & Apple.

Website

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Frequently Asked Questions about Google

  1. When was Google founded?

    Google was founded in 1998
  2. Who is Google's CEO?

    Google's CEO is Sundar Pichai
  3. How much revenue does Google generate?

    Google generates $148.3B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Google have?

    Google has historically raised $1.7B in funding
  5. Where is Google's headquarters?

    Google's headquarters is in Mountain View California, USA
  1. How many employees does Google have?

    Google has 98,771 employees
  2. What sector does Google operate in?

    Google is in IT Services
  3. Who are Google's competitors?

    Google's top competitors are Baidu, Microsoft, Apple
  4. Who has Google invested in?

    Google's has invested in companies such as Dunzo, Trifacta, StitchCrew