eBay, Inc.

eBay, Inc.

eBay, Inc.

Date Founded



Whitman Campus,2065 Hamilton Avenue,San Jose, CA 95125-5905

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Employees (Worldwide)



Consumer Services
Retail: Other
Other Business & Consulting Services
IT Consulting & Services
Internet Software & Services

Company Description

eBay, Inc. operates as a commerce company, which engages in the provision of investments and acquisitions to help enable commerce on platforms for buyers and sellers online or on mobile devices. It operates throught the following platforms: Marketplace, Classifieds and StubHub. The Marketplace platform include online marketplace located at www.ebay.com, its localized counterparts and the eBay mobile apps. The Classified platform focuses in collection of brands such as mobile.de, Kijiji, Gumtree, Marktplaats, eBay Kleinanzeigen and others. The StubHub platform gives online ticket platform located at www.stubhub.com, its localized counterparts and the StubHub mobile apps. The company was founded by Pierre M. Omidyar in September 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

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Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs, General Counsel & Secretary

Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

Chief Compliance Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief Product Officer

Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer

Senior Vice President & Chief People Officer

Senior Vice President, General Manager, eBay Classifieds Group

Senior Vice President & General Manager, North America

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Baupost is an opportunistic, value-oriented, open mandate investment organization whose goal is to invest capital in such a manner as to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns over an extended period of time. They select investments according to many criteria, which may include book value, estimated underlying economic value, current and projected future earnings, cash flow, yield, skills of management, future prospects of the business and current market price of the investment. The firm uses different analytical techniques such as fundamental analysis, analysis of historical relationships, economic analysis, business cycle analysis, interest rate analysis and industry analysis to make its investment decisions.

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NIM-Denmark is an active manager which performs in-house research and follows a thematic investment process, employing top-down and bottom-up methods combined with defined themes based on major global structural changes. The firm's teams of portfolio managers perform top-down analysis to assess the aggregate economy, seeking to determine which industries will prosper and then conduct bottom-up analysis to identify potential companies.

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Renaissance Technologies LLC is an investment management company dedicated to producing superior returns for its clients and employees by adhering to mathematical and statistical methods.

Recent Transactions
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Adevinta ASA purchases Ebay Classifieds Group from eBay, Inc.

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Viagogo AG purchases StubHub, Inc. from eBay, Inc.

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Regent LP purchases Private Sale GmbH from eBay, Inc.

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Advised oneBay, Inc. purchases Skype Technologies SA


Advised oneBay, Inc. purchases PayPal, Inc.

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Advised oneBay, Inc. purchases First Global Associates LLC

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Advised oneBay, Inc. purchases Skype Technologies SA

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Advised onAndreessen Horowitz LLC, Skype Technologies SA /Private Group, Silver Lake Management Co. LLC purchase Skype Technologies SA from eBay, Inc.

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Advised onAndreessen Horowitz LLC, Skype Technologies SA /Private Group, Silver Lake Management Co. LLC purchase Skype Technologies SA from eBay, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
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Global Chair of Cyber, Data, Privacy & Internet Practice Group at Cooley LLP

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Partner In Charge-Palo Alto at Cooley LLP

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Partner at Cooley LLP


Synchrony Financial engages in the provision of consumer financial services. It operates through three sales platforms: Retail Card, Payment Solutions, and CareCredit. The Retail Card platform is a provider of private label credit cards, and also provides Dual Cards and small-and medium-sized business credit products. The Payment Solutions platform is a provider of promotional financing for major consumer purchases, offering private label credit cards and instalment loans. The CareCredit platform is a provider of promotional financing to consumers for elective healthcare procedures or services, such as dental, veterinary, cosmetic, vision and audiology. The company was founded on September 12, 2003 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.

Shopify, Inc. operates a cloud-based commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Its software is used by merchants to run business across all sales channels, including web, tablet and mobile storefronts, social media storefronts, and brick-and-mortar and pop-up shops. The firm's platform provides merchants with a single view of business and customers and enables them to manage products and inventory, process orders and payments, build customer relationships and leverage analytics and reporting. It focuses on merchant and subscription solutions. The company was founded by Tobias Albin Lütke, Daniel Weinand and Scott Lake on September 28, 2004 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.

ChannelAdvisor Corp. provides software as a service solution that enables the retailer and branded manufacturer customers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels. Its customers utilize platform to connect with new and existing sources of demand for their products through channels such as Amazon, eBay, Facebook, Google and Walmart. The firm also offers solutions that allow brands to send their web visitors or digital marketing audiences directly to authorize resellers and to gain insight into consumer behaviour. The company was founded by M. Scot Wingo and Aris Antanas Buinevicius in June 2001 and is headquartered in Morrisville, NC.

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Skype Technologies SA provides communications services via the Internet. The company’s Skype software serves individuals and businesses to make free video & voice calls, send instant messages, and share files with others. It also enables them to make calls to landlines and mobiles internationally. The company also provides headsets, webcams, and phones through its online shop. The company was founded by Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis in August 2003 and is headquartered in Luxembourg.

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PeaceSoft Solution Corp. provides information technology activities in the field of electronic commerce. It is a pioneer and leader in the eCommerce market in Vietnam with a portfolio of complementary sites and services in online commerce, payment and advertising. Among its products is the leading shopping and auction site in Vietnam. The company also operates AdNet, the largest network of advertisers and publishers in Vietnam, and NganLuon, an online payment and escrow system. PeaceSoft Solutions was founded by Nguyen Hoa Binh, Nguyen Huu Tuat and Dao Lan Huong on April 16, 2001 and is headquartered in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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Giosis Pte Ltd. operates an ecommerce platform for shopping. The firm offers women's fashion accessories, beauty and diet, men and sports, digital and mobile, home and living, baby accessories, and food. The company was founded by Youngbae Ku in 2010 and is headquartered in Singapore.

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MicroStrategy, Inc. Internet Software & Services | Vienna, VA

MicroStrategy, Inc. engages in the provision of enterprise analytics and mobility software. It designs, develops, markets, and sells software platform through licensing arrangements and cloud-based subscriptions and related services. Its flagship platform, MicroStrategy 10, consists of the MicroStrategy Analytics, MicroStrategy Mobile, and Usher brands. The company was founded by Michael J. Saylor and Sanjeev K. Bansal on November 17, 1989 and is headquartered in Vienna, VA.

Equinix, Inc. Trusts & Funds | Redwood City, CA

Equinix, Inc. engages in the provision of collocation space and develops data centre solutions. The firm offers secure key management, consulting, network virtualization, customer support, and managed services. It operates through the following geographical segments: Americas, Europe, Middle East & Africa and Asia-Pacific. The company was founded on June 22, 1998 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

Onstream Media Corp. Media Conglomerates | Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Onstream Media Corp. operates as an online service provider of live and on-demand Internet video, corporate audio & web communications and content management applications. It operates through the following divisions: Webcasting, Digital Media Services Platform, User Generated Content, Smart Encoding, Infinite Conferencing and EDNet. The Webcasting division provides an array of corporate-oriented, web-based media services to the corporate market including live audio and video webcasting and on-demand audio and video streaming for any business, government or educational entity. The Digital Media Services Platform division provides an online, subscription based service that includes access to enabling technologies and features for its clients to acquire, store, index, secure, manage, distribute and transform these digital assets into saleable commodities. The User Generated Content division provides a video ingestion and flash encoder. The Smart Encoding division provides both automated and manual encoding and editorial services for processing digital media, using a set of coordinated technologies and processes that allow the quick and efficient online search, retrieval and streaming of this media. The Infinite Conferencing division provides reservation less and operator-assisted audio and web conferencing services. The EDNet division provides connectivity within the entertainment and advertising industries through its managed network, which encompasses production and post-production companies, advertisers, producers, directors and talent. The company was founded by Alan M. Saperstein and Randy S. Selman on May 17, 1993 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Facebook, Inc. Internet Software & Services - Menlo Park, CA

Facebook, Inc. operates as a social networking company worldwide. The company engages in the development of social media applications for people to connect through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces. It enables users to share opinions, ideas, photos, videos, and other activities online. The firm's products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum, and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

Target Corp. Retail: Discount - Minneapolis, MINNESOTA

In 1969, the Detroit-based J.L. Hudson Company merged with the Dayton Corporation to form the Dayton-Hudson Corporation

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Retail: Other - Hangzhou, China

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. engages in providing online and mobile marketplaces in retail and wholesale trade. It operates through the following business segments: Core Commerce; Cloud Computing; Digital Media and Entertainment; and Innovation Initiatives and Others. The Core Commerce segment comprises of 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 relates to the Youko Tudou and UC Browser business. The Innovation Initiatives and Others segment includes businesses such as AutoNavi, DingTalk, Tmall Genie, and others. The company was founded by Chung Tsai and Yun Ma on June 28, 1999 and is headquartered in Hangzhou, China.

Awards & Honors
Rank #300
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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