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Websitecitigroup.com
Twitter@citi
Employees10,000
Founded10/1998
Descriptionfinancial services network

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Operating Partner, Board of Directors
Managing Director of Internet and Mobile
Managing Director, London
Managing Director, New York
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Citigroup

Citigroup Inc. or Citi is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Manhattan, New York City. Citigroup was formed from one of the world’s largest mergers in history by combining the banking giant Citicorp and financial conglomerate Travelers Group in October 1998. The year 2012 marked Citi’s 200th anniversary. It is currently the third largest bank holding company in the United States by assets. Its largest shareholders include funds from the Middle East and Singapore.

Citigroup has the world’s largest financial services network, spanning 140 countries with approximately 16,000 offices worldwide. The company currently employs approximately 260,000 staff around the world, which is down from 267,150 in 2010, according to Forbes. It also holds over 200 million customer accounts in more than 140 countries. It is one of the primary dealers in US Treasury securities. According to Forbes, at its height, Citigroup used to be the largest company and bank in the world by total assets with 357,000 employees until the global financial crisis of 2008. Today it is ranked 20th in size under the Fortune 500 list.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Revolution Money 4/2009Series C$42M7
Uplogix 4/2008Series C$10M3
obopay 4/2008Series D$20M10
Revolution Money 9/2007Series B$50M5
TheMarkets 7/2007Venture Round$30M5
obopay 7/2007Series C$29M6
BATS Global Markets 5/2007Series B$45M1
Elance 9/2000Series B$50M4

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Added: 2/10/09

Sources

  1. WSJ (blogs.wsj.com) [edit]
  2. Uplogix raises $10M (austin.bizjournals.com) [edit]
  3. Obopay takes $20M for mobile payment software (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  4. Revolution Money raises $50M to take on PayPal, upend credit card industry (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  5. Wall Street Research Platform TheMarkets Raises $30M (thealarmclock.com) [edit]
  6. venturebeat.com [edit]
  7. CITI ACQUIRES MINORITY STAKE IN BATS TRADING (batstrading.com) [edit]
  8. eLance Raises $50 Million in Second Round of Funding; Pequot Capital Leads Group of Investors; Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Invests Again. (thefreelibrary.com) [edit]
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