Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. operates as an online and mobile commerce company. It provides online and mobile marketplaces in retail and wholesale trade, as well as cloud computing and other services. Its major businesses include Taobao Marketplace, which is a China's online shopping destination; Tmall.com, a China's third-party platform for brands and retailers; Alibaba.com, a global wholesale platform for small businesses; Alibaba Cloud Computing, a developer of platforms for cloud computing and data management; and Alipay, which is a China's online and mobile payment solution. The company was founded by Chung Tsai and Yun Ma on June 28, 1999 and is headquartered in Hangzhou, China.
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