Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. engages in providing online and mobile marketplaces in retail and wholesale trade.
It operates through the following segments: Core Commerce, Cloud Computing, Digital Media and Entertainment, and Innovation Initiatives and Others.
The Core Commerce segment comprises platforms operating in retail and wholesale.
The Cloud Computing segment consists of Alibaba Cloud, which offers elastic computing, database, storage and content delivery network, large scale computing, security, management and application, big data analytics, a machine learning platform, and other services provide for enterprises of different sizes across various industries.
The Digital Media and Entertainment segment includes the Youko Tudou and UCWeb media properties.
The Innovation Initiatives and Others segment involves in the YunOS, AutoNavi, DingTalk, and other businesses.
The company was founded by Chung Tsai and Yun Ma on June 28, 1999 and is headquartered in Hangzhou, China.