Bytedance

Bytedance Overview

Founded 2012
Founded
Status Private
Employees 60,000
Employees
Latest Deal Type 2ndary - Private
Latest Deal Amount $113M
Latest Deal Amount
Investors 28

Bytedance General Information

Description

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

Bytedance Timeline

2017201820192020
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth
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Bytedance Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
10. Secondary Transaction - Private 01-Nov-2019 $113M 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Later Stage VC (Series E) 08-Jul-2019 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Debt - General 10-Apr-2019 00.000 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
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 00000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series B) 01-Sep-2013 0000 0000 Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC (Series A) 01-Jul-2012 $5M $5M Completed Startup
1. Seed Round 09-Mar-2012 Completed Startup

Bytedance Competitors (31)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing
Amount
Ocho Venture Capital-Backed Brooklyn, NY 00 00.000 000000000 00.000
000000 Venture Capital-Backed Palo Alto, CA 00 0000000000 0
000000000 Formerly VC-backed Shanghai, China 0000 00000 00000000 00000
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed Beijing, China 00000 00.000 0000000000 0 00.000
0000.00 Venture Capital-Backed China 00000 00000000000 00000

Bytedance Executive Team (15)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Yiming Zhang Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
Zhang Nan Director, Lark team
Tony Yu Director of Strategy & Operation
Hengbao Yang Marketing Director
Shah Xia Executive

2 Former Executives

Bytedance Investors (28)

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Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Aglaé Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
All Blue Capital PE/Buyout Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Tiger Global Management Hedge Fund Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Alpha Square Group Family Office Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Base Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0

Bytedance Investments & Acquisitions (48)

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Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 0000000000 19-May-2020 00000 00000 00 00.00 Business/Productivity Software
0000000.000 15-May-2020 000000000000000000 Publishing
000000000 01-May-2020 00000 00000 00 000.00 Publishing
000000 02-Apr-2020 00000 00000 00 000.00 Electronics (B2C)
iReadyIT 23-Mar-2020 Later Stage VC Business/Productivity Software

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Bytedance Subsidiaries (7)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
TikTok Multimedia and Design Software Beijing, China 2016
00000 Application Software Shenzhen, China 0000
00000 Other Financial Services Beijing, China 0000
0000 00000 Social/Platform Software Singapore, Singapore 0000
0000000 Information Services (B2C) Beijing, China 0000

Bytedance Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000 0000 00000 01-Sep-2019 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 2 buyers