Company Overview

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Founded:
October 11, 1999
Founders:
Eric Xu, Robin Li
Headquarters:
Beijing
IPO:
Went Public on Aug 5, 2005
Stock:
NASDAQ:BIDU
Categories:
Search

Baidu is a Chinese web services company that offers a Chinese language search engine and marketing platform.

Description

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It is the largest Chinese website and Chinese search engine in the world.

From its very start, Baidu’s mission is to help people obtain information and find what they need in the easiest and quickest way. For 10 years, Baidu has stuck to the ideology of providing simple yet reliable services and keeps satisfying the needs of mass online audience and providing a full range of products based on search engine. This includes functional online search, Tieba community search, industry-based vertical search, Mp3 search, portal channels and IM etc, covering all the search needs in the Chinese Internet world. According to statistics, it has already captured a 80% market share for search requests.

Currently, Baidu has become one of the most valuable brands in China. Britains newspaper Financial Times included Baidu in its "Top ten Chinese global brands survey" and thus Baidu became the... See More

Current Team (15)

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Board Members and Advisors (6)

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Investments (6)

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Products (1)

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Acquisitions (6)

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Funding Rounds (4) - $161.20M

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Investors (11)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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    No. 58 North-West 4th Ring Road

    Ideal International Plaza, 12 Floor

    Beijing, 100080

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