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Bytedance (字节跳动) is an internet technology company which provides a range of machine learning-enabled content platforms designed to share news based on big data analytics. It helps to aggregate and organize personalized content, including news, pictures, and essays. The Company's main products are Toutiao, a mobile content discovery platform, and TikTok, Vigo, and TopBuzz.

HQBeijing, CN

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2019)30,000
Revenue (Y, 2017)$2.5 B

Key People/Management at Bytedance

Yiming Zhang

Yiming Zhang

Founder, CEO
Hogan Lee

Hogan Lee

Head of Operations, Program and Project Management
Jerome Le Feuvre

Jerome Le Feuvre

Head of Development and Operations for Europe
Madeline Moncrieff

Madeline Moncrieff

Head of Legal, EMEA
Wei-Ying Ma

Wei-Ying Ma

Mayan Scharf Chaumard

Mayan Scharf Chaumard

Chief of Staff
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Bytedance Office Locations

Bytedance has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Culver City, San Francisco and in 31 other locations
Beijing, CN (HQ)
43 N 3rd Ring Rd W, ShuangYuShu, Haidian Qu
Shanghai, CN
No.331 North Caoxi Road, Xuhui District, CCIG International Plaza
Sao Paulo, BR
Av. Pres. Juscelino Kubitschek
Berlin, DE
Tokyo, JP
Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku
Seoul, KR
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Bytedance Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Bytedance total Funding

$4.3 b

Bytedance latest funding size

$1.30 b

Time since last funding

7 months ago

Bytedance investors

Bytedance's latest funding round in April 2019 was reported to be $1.3 b. In total, Bytedance has raised $4.3 b. Bytedance's latest valuation is reported to be $75 b.
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Bytedance Revenue

Bytedance's revenue was reported to be $2.50 b in Y, 2017

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Bytedance Operating Metrics

Bytedance's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 13 b in Mar, 2019.
Mar, 2019

Monthly Active Users

13 b
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Bytedance Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
News RepublicNovember 08, 2017$86.60 m

Bytedance Online and Social Media Presence

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Bytedance News and Updates

TikTok maker Bytedance just launched its own smartphone for superfans

Chinese tech giant Bytedance, the maker of the popular social video app TikTok, launched its first phone this week. It’s called the Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3, and its claim to fame is a quick shortcut to the beloved app right from the lock screen. In January, the Tik-Tok owner acquired numerous tech-r…

TikTok-maker ByteDance becomes profitable in India, to expand local workforce

SoftBank-backed ByteDance has posted its first profit in India. The company has about 500 employees in the country and plans to double that by 2020.

Why it is ‘Always Day 1’ at ByteDance India

Last year was a landmark one for the global startup ecosystem on many fronts, with tech companies winning an unprecedented number of investments to some of the largest venture capital deals. One young startup in particular – ByteDance – is a global front runner to becoming one of the top technology

How a China-made app is beating Bytedance in US news market

It's a David and Goliath case.

Tiktok owner Bytedance eyes Hong Kong listing

Bytedance, the $75bn Chinese firm behind short-form video app Tiktok, is reportedly considering an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong [...] The post Tiktok owner Bytedance eyes Hong Kong listing appeared first on CityAM.

TikTok Owner ByteDance Aims to Build Global Reach Before IPO

TikTok owner ByteDance is focused on hiring staff to beef up global operations before considering an IPO in the U.S. or Hong Kong.
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Bytedance Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bytedance founded?

    Bytedance was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Bytedance key executives?

    Bytedance's key executives are Yiming Zhang, Hogan Lee and Jerome Le Feuvre.

  • How many employees does Bytedance have?

    Bytedance has 30,000 employees.

  • Who are Bytedance competitors?

    Competitors of Bytedance include Sina Corporation, SafeGraph and Aureus Analytics.

  • Where is Bytedance headquarters?

    Bytedance headquarters is located at 43 N 3rd Ring Rd W, ShuangYuShu, Haidian Qu, Beijing.

  • Where are Bytedance offices?

    Bytedance has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Culver City, San Francisco and in 31 other locations.

  • How many offices does Bytedance have?

    Bytedance has 36 offices.