The Largest Internet Companies Around the World

The Largest Internet Companies Around the World

Today we have prepared for you an article the headline of largest internet companies. The list is classified to dot-com companies, defined as a company that does the majority of its business on the Internet, with annual revenues exceeding 1 billion USD.

According to Wikipedia it excludes Internet service providers or other information technology companies.

  1. Amazon – E-Commerce, Cloud

The first place is certainly Amazon. Amazon.com is the largest internet company by revenue in the world that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994. The tech giant is the largest Internet retailer in the world as measured by revenue and market capitalization, and second largest after Alibaba Group in terms of total sales. On September 4, 2018, Amazon reached US$1 trillion in value, becoming the second publicly traded US company to do so after Apple.

  1. Facebook –Social

Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. Facebook has more than 2.2 billion monthly active users as of January 2018. Facebook held its initial public offering (IPO) in February 2012, valuing the company at $104 billion, the largest valuation to date for a newly listed public company.

  1. Alibaba – E-commerce

The next one of the largest internet companies is Alibaba. Group Holding Limited is a Chinese e-commerce, retail, Internet, AI and technology company. Founded in 1999, the company provides consumer-to-consumer, business-to-consumer and business-to-business sales services via web portals, as well as electronic payment services, shopping search engines and cloud computing services. In January 2018, Alibaba became the second Asian company to break the US$500 billion valuation mark. As of 2018, Alibaba has the 9th highest global brand value.

  1. Uber – Transportation Network

Uber transportation Network Company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with operations in 785 metropolitan areas worldwide. Its platforms can be accessed via its websites and mobile apps. The name “Uber” is a reference to the common (and somewhat colloquial) word uber, meaning “topmost” or “super”, and having its origins in the German word über, cognate with over, meaning “above. Uber has more than 12,000 employees. In January 2018, New York City taxi medallions sold at prices below $200,000, one-fifth of what they sold for in 2013.

  1. Booking Holdings – Travel

One of the largest internet companies is Booking Holdings Inc.. It is a company organized in Delaware and based in Norwalk. It operates websites in about 40 languages and 200 countries. In 2017, 89% of its gross profit was made outside the United States – most of which used Booking.com. In 2017, consumers booked 673.1 million room nights of accommodation, 73.0 million rental car days, and 6.9 million airplane tickets using websites owned by Booking Holdings.

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Source: Wikipedia