Our company has packed a lot into a relatively young life. Since Google was founded in 1998, we’ve grown to serve millions of people around the world.

What we do for businesses

We provide a variety of tools to help businesses of all kinds succeed on and off the web. These programs form the backbone of our own business; they’ve also enabled entrepreneurs and publishers around the world to grow theirs. Our advertising programs, which range from simple text ads to rich media ads, help businesses find customers, and help publishers make money off of their content. We also provide cloud computing tools for businesses that save money and help organizations be more productive.

What we do for the web

We build products that we hope will make the web better—and therefore your experience on the web better. With products like Chrome and Android, we want to make it simpler and faster for people to do what they want to online. We’re also committed to the open web, so we’re involved in various projects to make it easier for developers to contribute to the online ecosystem and move the web forward. And we work hard to create a web that’s better for the environment, by using resources efficiently and supporting renewable power. The web has evolved enormously since Google first appeared on the scene, but one thing that hasn't changed is our belief in the endless possibilities of the Internet itself.

Company Growth (employees)
Parent Company
Mountain View, US
Google was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Mountain View, US

Key People at Google

Sundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai

Ruth Porat

Ruth Porat

David Drummond

David Drummond

Senior VP & CLO
Sridhar Ramaswamy

Sridhar Ramaswamy

Senior VP

Google Office Locations

Google has offices in Mountain View, Mexico City, Haifa, Tel Aviv and in 102 other locations
Mountain View, US
Budapest, HU
Nairobi, KE
Madison, US
Auckland, NZ
Victoria, US
Chapel Hill, US
Melbourne, AU
South San Francisco, US
Denver, US
Portland, US
Vienna, AT
Chennai, IN
Oklahoma City, US
Kitchener, CA
Farmington Hills, US
Farmington, US
Bogotá, CO
Jacksonville, US
Athens, US

Google Metrics

Google Summary

Founding Date

Google is a subsidiary of Alphabet

Google Financials

We estimate that Google's revenue is $55.5 b in FY, 2013 which is a 15.9% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$55.5 b$66 b$75 b$90.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Gross profit

$46.8 b

Operating expense total

$27.5 b


$19.4 b

Income tax expense

$2.7 b$3.6 b$3.3 b

Net Income

$16.3 b$19.5 b

Operating cash flow

($1.8 b)

Google Operating Metrics

Y, 2016

Average Searches per Second

2.3 m

    Google Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
    KaggleMarch 07, 2017
    ApigeeJanuary 10, 2017$625 m
    Limes AudioJanuary 06, 2017
    EyeFluenceOctober 24, 2016
    FameBitOctober 11, 2016
    Api.aiSeptember 19, 2016
    Urban EnginesSeptember 15, 2016
    OrbiteraAugust 08, 2016
    We estimate that Google's current employees are approximately 31% female and 69% male.

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