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ByteDance

13 Disclosed Funding Rounds $7,405,000,000

25 Participating Investments $844,347,067


Internet, Content, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence

ByteDance is an Internet technology company that discovers a world of creative content platforms.

Shanghai, Shanghai, China, Asia (CN)

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Asia-Pacific (APAC) (0 Investors) (0 Startups)

Founded date 03, 2012

Founders Yiming Zhang

Operating Status Active

Funding Stage Late Stage Venture

Last Funding Type Secondary Market

Also known as 字节跳动, Zijie Tiaodong, 北京字节跳动科技有限公司

Company Type For Profit


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ByteDance is an Internet technology company that enables to discover a world of creative content platforms powered by leading technology. It owns a series of content platforms that enable people to connect with consuming and creating content through machine learning technology. With nearly 200 million daily active users each spends an hour every day on their products, the company is dedicated to building connections between people and information. Bytedance also operates a series of products popular with mobile users around the world, including Topbuzz, Flipagram, and a number of UGC short-form video apps. Bytedance was founded in March 2012 and is headquartered in Haidian, China, with offices in the USA and Japan.

Date Round Raised Lead
March, 30, 2020 Secondary Market Undisclosed Tiger Global Management
August, 26, 2019 Venture - Series Unknown Undisclosed -------
April, 10, 2019 Debt Financing $1,300,000,000 Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs
October, 26, 2018 Series E Undisclosed -------
October, 25, 2018 Private Equity $3,000,000,000 Primavera Capital Group, SoftBank, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, General Atlantic
October, 25, 2018 Series E Undisclosed -------
October, 25, 2018 Private Equity Undisclosed -------
October, 01, 2018 Series E Undisclosed -------
March, 12, 2018 Series D Undisclosed -------
March, 09, 2018 Series D Undisclosed -------
March, 09, 2018 Series D Undisclosed -------
January, 01, 2018 Venture - Series Unknown Undisclosed -------
January, 31, 2017 Series D Undisclosed -------

ByteDance Participated In the Following Investment Rounds (25)

Organization Name Lead? Round Partners Participating Raise Date
Moore Threads No Seed ------- Undisclosed February, 25, 2021
iReadyIT Yes Series B ------- Undisclosed November, 05, 2020
Zhangyue Technology Yes Post-IPO Equity ------- $165,000,000 November, 05, 2020
Lanxiong No Venture - Series Unknown ------- Undisclosed May, 28, 2020
Lingxi Yes Series A ------- $6,200,000 May, 20, 2020
VerSe Innovation No Series G ------- $23,529,104 April, 18, 2020
Narwal Robotics Yes Series B ------- $14,100,000 April, 03, 2020
Mountain Top Yes Series B ------- $25,800,000 March, 12, 2020
ORIGITECH Yes Series A ------- Undisclosed January, 22, 2020
ORIGITECH Yes Series A ------- Undisclosed January, 22, 2020
Tiantian Jian Bao Yes Series B ------- $2,871,748 January, 02, 2020
Wuliwenhua.com.cn No Undisclosed ------- $7,160,656 December, 16, 2019
VerSe Innovation Yes Corporate Round ------- Undisclosed November, 01, 2019
HexMeet Yes Series A ------- Undisclosed September, 04, 2019
Li Auto No Series C ------- $530,000,000 August, 19, 2019
Minerva Project Yes Series C ------- $7,500,000 July, 11, 2019
Hupu Yes Corporate Round ------- $182,347,067 June, 06, 2019
Mountain Top Yes Corporate Round ------- Undisclosed March, 25, 2019
Minerva Project Yes Series C ------- $49,500,000 August, 03, 2018
17zuoye Yes Series E ------- Undisclosed March, 12, 2018
LiveMe Yes Series B ------- $50,000,000 November, 08, 2017
biu No Series A ------- $3,639,094 April, 17, 2017
Dailyhunt Yes Series D ------- $25,000,000 October, 15, 2016
GeekPark No Series A ------- Undisclosed January, 01, 2016
Dudiangushi No Angel ------- $463,235 December, 21, 2015

ByteDance Investors (22)

Investor Lead? Round Participating Raise Date Partners
Tiger Global Management Yes Secondary Market Undisclosed March, 30, 2020 -------
GGV Capital No Venture - Series Unknown Undisclosed August, 26, 2019 -------
Morgan Stanley Yes Debt Financing $1,300,000,000 April, 10, 2019 -------
CMB Wing Lung Bank No Debt Financing $1,300,000,000 April, 10, 2019 -------
Goldman Sachs Yes Debt Financing $1,300,000,000 April, 10, 2019 -------
Bank of China No Debt Financing $1,300,000,000 April, 10, 2019 -------
Primavera Capital Group Yes Private Equity $3,000,000,000 October, 25, 2018 -------
SoftBank Yes Private Equity $3,000,000,000 October, 25, 2018 -------
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts Yes Private Equity $3,000,000,000 October, 25, 2018 -------
General Atlantic Yes Private Equity $3,000,000,000 October, 25, 2018 -------
K3 Ventures No Private Equity $3,000,000,000 October, 25, 2018 -------
Sean Ironstag No Private Equity $3,000,000,000 October, 25, 2018 -------
TCV No Private Equity $3,000,000,000 October, 25, 2018 -------
Korea Investment Corp No Private Equity $3,000,000,000 October, 25, 2018 -------
GC Capital No Private Equity $3,000,000,000 October, 25, 2018 -------
Wendi Murdoch No Private Equity $3,000,000,000 October, 25, 2018 -------
Base Partners No Series E Undisclosed October, 25, 2018 -------
K3 Ventures No Series D Undisclosed March, 12, 2018 -------
New Enterprise Associates No Venture - Series Unknown Undisclosed January, 01, 2018 -------
Altimeter Capital No Series D Undisclosed January, 31, 2017 -------
Sequoia Capital China Yes Series C $100,000,000 June, 03, 2014 -------
DST Global Yes Series B Undisclosed January, 01, 2013 -------