Alibaba is a Chinese e-commerce company operating online marketplaces for both international and domestic China trade. It also operates an online payment system called AliPay. Alibaba is a family of internet-based businesses, which enables its users to buy or sell anywhere in the world. It has developed businesses in consumer e-commerce, online payment, business-to-business marketplaces, and cloud computing, and has now expanded into new areas such as mobile apps, mobile operating systems, and internet TV. It is focused on fostering the development of an open and collaborative e-commerce ecosystem that benefits consumers, merchants, and the economy as a whole. Alibaba assists millions of buyers and suppliers all over the world to do business online through its own trading markets that includes an International Trading Market, which serves global import and export business; a Chinese Trading Market, which caters to domestic business; and a Japanese Trading Market...
Hangzhou Shi, CN
Size (employees)
36,446 (est)
Alibaba is headquartered in Hangzhou Shi, CN

Key People at Alibaba

Jonathan Lu

Jonathan Lu

Lucy Peng

Lucy Peng

CEO, Alibaba Small & Micro Financial Services Group (under formation)
Maggie Wu

Maggie Wu

Jack Ma

Jack Ma

Founder & Executive Chairman
Joe Tsai

Joe Tsai

Executive Vice Chairman

Alibaba Office Locations

Alibaba has an office in Hangzhou Shi
Hangzhou Shi, CN (HQ)
699 Wang Shang Lu

Alibaba Data and Metrics

Alibaba Financial Metrics

Alibaba's revenue was reported to be $12.3 b in 2015
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (Y, 2015)

12.3 b
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2015


12.3 b
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2015


2.8 m

Alibaba Operating Metrics

Alibaba's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 493 m in Dec, 2016
Y, 2015Dec, 2016Y, 2016

Paying Customers

350 m443 m

Monthly Active Users

493 m

Alibaba Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Intime RetailJanuary 12, 2017$2.6 b

Alibaba Online and Social Media Presence

Alibaba News and Updates

Alibaba Company Life and Culture

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