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Description Ltd is one of the earliest Internet companies in China. The company has three operating segments namely Sohu, Sogou, and Changyou segment. It generates maximum revenue from the Sogou segment. Online brand advertising includes banner ads, text-chain ads, button ads, video ads, multi-type rich media ads, and specific sponsored ads on the site. Sogou search promotion is divided into PC search promotion and wireless search promotion. It can also provide daily fee-based services for all types of advertising, as well as fixed-fee services during the contract period.

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Social/Platform Software
Other Industries
Systems and Information Management
Internet Software
Primary Office
  • No. 2 Kexueyuan South Road
  • Block 3, Level 18, Media Plaza, Haidian District
  • Beijing, 100190
  • China

+86 010 0000 0000
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Sohu.Com Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. PIPE 16-Jun-2016 $600M Cancelled Profitable
5. IPO 12-Jul-2000 000.00 000.00 Completed Profitable
4. Later Stage VC (Series D) 29-Jan-2000 0000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC (Series C) 18-Oct-1999 00.000 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC (Series B1) 18-Aug-1998 $350K $2.16M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC (Series B) 10-Mar-1998 $1.81M $1.81M Completed Generating Revenue
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Sohu.Com Competitors (1)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
00000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Beijing, China 0000 00000 00000000 00000
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Sohu.Com Investments & Acquisitions (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00.000 01-Jan-2016 000000000000000000 000.00 Social/Platform Software 0000000 00000 00.0
Sogou 29-Jun-2012 Secondary Transaction - Private Internet Software 000000000 0000
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Sohu.Com Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000 29-Jun-2012 000000000 00000000 Completed
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Sohu.Com Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
56.Com Social/Platform Software Guangzhou, China 2005
00000 Internet Software Beijing, China 0000
00000000 Entertainment Software Beijing, China 0000
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Sohu.Com Executive Team (6)

Name Title Board
Charles Zhang Ph.D Founder, Owner, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Belinda Wang Co-President & Chief Operating Officer
Joanna Lv Chief Financial Officer
Gang Fang Senior Vice President, Products
Xiaochuan Wang Chief Technology Officer

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Sohu.Com Board Members (5)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Charles Zhang Ph.D Sohu.Com Founder, Owner, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 000 0000
Edward Roberts Ph.D Self Board Member 000 0000
James McGregor Self Board Member 000 0000
Ka Chang Self Board Member 000 0000
Xue Zheng Ma Xuezheng Self Board Member 000 0000