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

Revenue (Y, 2015)

12.3 b

Market capitalization (19-Jul-2017)

387.5 b

Closing share price (19-Jul-2017)

Alibaba's current market capitalization is $387.5 b.
USDY, 2015


12.3 b
USDY, 2015


2.8 m

Alibaba Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015FY, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016FY, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017FY, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Mobile Monthly Active Users

163 m188 m289 m217 m265 m307 m410 m346 m393 m427 m507 m450 m493 m

Active Buyers

255 m279 m350 m307 m334 m367 m423 m386 m407 m434 m454 m439 m443 m

Revenue per Active Buyer


Revenue per Mobile MAU


Paying Customers (Alibaba Cloud)

254 k263 k513 k313 k383 k577 k874 k651 k765 k

Alibaba Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Intime RetailJanuary 12, 2017$2.6 b

Alibaba Market Value History

Alibaba Online and Social Media Presence

Alibaba News and Updates

Alibaba Company Life and Culture

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