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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.

TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQBeijing, CN
Websitebytedance.com

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

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

COO
Wei-Ying Ma

Wei-Ying Ma

VP
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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
Kemperplatz
Tokyo, JP
Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku
Seoul, KR
Jung-gu
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ByteDance Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2012
ByteDance's latest valuation is reported to be $75 b.
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ByteDance Revenue

ByteDance's revenue was reported to be $17.20 b in Y, 2019 which is a 132.4% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

5.6b

Market valuation

75.0b
Annual
USDY, 2017EY, 2018Y, 2019E

Revenue

2.5b7.4b17.2b

Revenue growth, %

196%132%

Net Income

3.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2020

Revenue

5.6b
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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

Markets

150

Monthly Active Users

1.50 b

Products

7
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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$86.60 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

75/100

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ByteDance Online and Social Media Presence

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ByteDance News and Updates

Hong Kong Hits 30K Resistance Level, ByteDance Rival Kuaishou Prepares For IPO, Week In Review

Hong Kong stocks outperformed Mainland China this week, hitting the 30,000 resistance level, following a year of lackluster returns compared to the Mainland. ByteDance rival Kuaishou has locked in several big institutional investors for its IPO, which could happen Monday in Hong Kong...

TikTok owner ByteDance launches payments in China as it pushes into fintech and e-commerce

ByteDance has launched a new payment services within Douyin, the Chinese sister app of TikTok.

ByteDance launches mobile payments on China's version of TikTok

ByteDance has launched its own payments service for Douyin, the Chinese version of its video app TikTok.

TikTok parent ByteDance hiring for AI drug discovery team

ByteDance, TikTok’s Chinese parent company, is entering the health industry as it seeks to diversify a business dependent on advertising and livestreaming sales. The company, which prides itself on content algorithms, has started seeking talent in AI drug discovery across Mountain View, Shanghai and…

FTC orders ByteDance, Facebook, Snap and others to explain what they do with user data

The FTC is ordering the companies behind many of the largest social and video platforms to explain how they use the treasure troves of data they harvest from users. Amazon, TikTok owner ByteDance, Facebook, WhatsApp, Discord, Reddit, Snap, Twitter and YouTube were all sent the order, with a deadline…

ByteDance Gets One More Week To Finalize TikTok U.S. Sale

The company has until December 4 to finalize a deal with a U.S. company or TikTok may face a ban in the country.
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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 Baidu, Kuaishou and YouTube.

  • 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.