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ByteDance is a technology company operating a range of content platforms that inform, educate, entertain, and inspire people. Its main products are TikTok, Helo, Vigo Video, Douyin, and Huoshan.

HQBeijing, CN
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2019)30,000
Revenue (Y, 2019)$17.2 B(+133%)

Key People/Management at ByteDance

Yiming Zhang

Yiming Zhang

Founder, CEO, and Chairman of the Board
Jerome Le Feuvre

Jerome Le Feuvre

Head of Development and Operations for Europe
Kevin Mayer

Kevin Mayer

Wei-Ying Ma

Wei-Ying Ma

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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's latest valuation is reported to be $75 b.
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ByteDance Revenue

ByteDance's revenue was reported to be $17.2 b in Y, 2019 which is a 132.4% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Q1, 2020)


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ByteDance Operating Metrics

ByteDance's Monthly Active Users was reported to be 1.5 b in Jul, 2019. ByteDance's Daily Active Users was reported to be 700 m in Jul, 2019.
Jul, 2019Sep, 2020

Daily Active Users

700 m



Monthly Active Users

1.5 b


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ByteDance Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Wuhan Hezhong Yibao TechnologyAugust 28, 2020
BaikemyAugust 13, 2020$72 m
LevelupAIJanuary 10, 2020
Mokun TechnologyMarch 18, 2019
News RepublicNovember 08, 2017$86.6 m
ByteDance Inc (HK) Limited (HK)
ByteDance Inc (US)
ByteDance Pte Ltd (Singapore)
Lark Technologies Ltd (Cayman)
Lark Technologies Pte Ltd (Singapore)
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ByteDance Online and Social Media Presence

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ByteDance News and Updates

Report: ByteDance gaming chief says time to take on likes of Nintendo globally

Gaming chief Yan Shou said ByteDance's gaming arm, Nuverse, makes 80% of its total revenue outside of China, reported the South China Morning Post.

Will ByteDance Be Used Against Didi in Court?

Will ByteDance Be Used Against Didi in Court?

ByteDance reportedly scrapped a planned IPO after meeting with Chinese officials

ByteDance was considering an IPO of all or some of its businesses in the U.S. or Hong Kong, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

The Wall Street Journal: TikTok owner ByteDance shelved IPO plans after warning from China

ByteDance Ltd., the Chinese owner of popular short-video app TikTok, put on hold indefinitely its intentions to list offshore earlier this year after government officials told the company to focus on addressing data-security risks, people familiar with the matter said.

Report: ByteDance halts mammoth listing in Hong Kong amid Chinese clampdown

According to a WSJ report, ByteDance attributed other reasons such as the absence of a chief financial officer for the delay.

ByteDance Said to Have Met With Regulators Over Data Security

ByteDance Shelved IPO After Regulators Warn About Data, DJ Says
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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, Jerome Le Feuvre and Kevin Mayer.

  • How many employees does ByteDance have?

    ByteDance has 30,000 employees.

  • What is ByteDance revenue?

    Latest ByteDance annual revenue is $17.2 b.

  • What is ByteDance revenue per employee?

    Latest ByteDance revenue per employee is $573.3 k.

  • Who are ByteDance competitors?

    Competitors of ByteDance include Hyperconnect, Baidu and Kuaishou.

  • 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.