ByteDance Overview

  • Founded
  • 2012
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 100,000
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC
  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $2B
Latest Deal Amount
  • Investors
  • 37

ByteDance General Information

Description

Developer of technologies intended to be applied to mobile internet scenarios. The company focuses on applying artificial intelligence technology to mobile internet applications. The company owns multiple brands that they have developed in-house such as Toutiao and TikTok.

Contact Information

Website
bytedance.com
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Information Services (B2C)
Other Industries
Publishing
Application Software
Social/Platform Software
Primary Office
  • Room 10A, Building 2, No. 48, Zhichun Road
  • Haidian District
  • Beijing
  • China
+86 010 0000 0000

ByteDance Timeline

2018201920202021
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ByteDance Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
12. Later Stage VC 18-Dec-2020 $2B 00.00 00000 Completed Profitable
11. Secondary Transaction - Private 30-Mar-2020 00.000 00000 Completed Profitable
10. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-Nov-2019 00000 00.000 0000 Completed Profitable
9. Later Stage VC (Series E) 08-Jul-2019 00.000 Completed Profitable
8. Debt - General 10-Apr-2019 00.000 00.000 Completed Profitable
7. Later Stage VC (Series D) 26-Oct-2018 000 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC 01-Dec-2017 000 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC (Series D) 07-Apr-2017 000 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC (Series C) 03-Jun-2014 $100M $115M 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series B) 01-Sep-2013 $10M $15M Completed Startup
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ByteDance Comparisons

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Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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ByteDance Competitors (28)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Live.me Venture Capital-Backed China 00000 00000000000 00000
000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Redwood City, CA 000 00000 000000000 - 00000
000000000 Formerly VC-backed Shanghai, China 0000 00000 00000000 00000
00000000 Accelerator/Incubator Backed Walnut, CA 0 0000 000000000000 0000
000000 (0000000000 Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 0000 00000 000000 - 000 00000
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ByteDance Executive Team (19)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Yiming Zhang Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
Nan Zhang Director, Lark team
Tony Yu Director of Strategy & Operation
Hengbao Yang Marketing Director
Pengyuan Zhao Investment Professional
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ByteDance Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since
Lidong Zhang ByteDance Chairman, China Business 000 0000
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ByteDance Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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ByteDance Investors (37)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Rencent Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Rhea Fund Family Office Minority 000 0000 000000 0
The Carlyle Group PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Xiang He Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Aglaé Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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ByteDance Investments & Acquisitions (85)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000 00000000 28-Apr-2021 00000 00000 00 Computers, Parts and Peripherals
0000 0000 21-Apr-2021 000000000 000.00 Software Development Applications
00 00000000000 000 16-Apr-2021 00000 00000 00 Business/Productivity Software
00 00000 13-Apr-2021 000000000000000000 Entertainment Software
Huanjun Technology 07-Apr-2021 Early Stage VC IT Consulting and Outsourcing
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ByteDance Subsidiaries (8)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
TikTok Entertainment Software Beijing, China 2016
0000000 Entertainment Software Shanghai, China 0000
00000 Application Software Shenzhen, China 0000
00000 Other Financial Services Beijing, China 0000
0000 00000 Social/Platform Software Singapore, Singapore 0000
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ByteDance Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00 0000 30-Jul-2020 0000 00000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
0000000 0000 00000 01-Sep-2019 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
00 0000 16-Aug-2019 00000 00000 00 00000 Completed
  • 7 buyers
17zuoye 07-Mar-2018 Later Stage VC 00000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
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