NetEase, Inc.

NetEase, Inc.

NetEase, Inc.

Date Founded



Zhongguancun Software Park Phase II,Building No. 7, West Zone,No. 10 Xibeiwang East Road, Haidian,Beijing 100193

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Computer Software
Internet Software & Services

Company Description

NetEase, Inc. is a leading China-based Internet technology company that pioneered the development of applications, services and other technologies for the Internet in China. NetEase’s online communities and personalized premium services have established a large and stable user base for the NetEase websites, which are operated by its affiliates. In particular, NetEase provides online game services to Internet users, offering in-house developed games such as Fantasy Westward Journey, Westward Journey Online II, Westward Journey Online III, Tianxia III, Heroes of Tang Dynasty, Datang, Ghost, Soul of the Fighter and Kung Fu Master, as well as the licensed Blizzard Entertainment games World of Warcraft® and StarCraft® II.

Executives & Employees

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Vice President & Head of Game Publishing

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President-Agriculture Business

Board of Directors

Former Chief Financial Officer at NetEase, Inc.

Former Chief Financial Officer at BBK Electronics Corp., Inc.

Founder at Vantone Holdings Co., Ltd.

Independent Director at NetEase, Inc.

Associate Member at Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

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Invesco Advisers provides a variety of services across a broad spectrum of investment strategies, sectors and asset classes, including domestic and foreign equities, fixed income, alternative, real estate and money market securities. The firm employs fundamental and quantitative investment techniques in implementing these strategies. Their traditional equity management extends across a variety of market-cap ranges and investment styles. Invesco Advisers’ Flex Asset Allocation method combines bottom-up and quantitative research and is applied to portfolios in which client guidelines prescribe a specific allocation range or allow Invesco full discretion on asset mix.

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UBS Asset Management Switzerland offers investment capabilities across all major traditional and alternative asset classes.

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NetEase, Inc., NetEase Interactive Entertainment Ltd. purchase Grasshopper Manufacture, Inc. from GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc.

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NetEase, Inc. issued HKD Ordinary Shares

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NetEase, Inc., NetEase Games purchase Behaviour Interactive, Inc. from Fondaction Le Fonds De Développement De La Csn Pour La Co., Desjardins Capital de risque, Inc.

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Chairman of the Audit Committee & Independent Non-Executive Director at Beijing Jingkelong Co. Ltd.


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Activision Blizzard, Inc. Entertainment | Santa Monica, CA

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China Telecom Corp. Ltd. Internet Software & Services | Beijing, China

China Telecom Corp. Ltd. engages in the provision of wire line and mobile telecommunications services. Its products and services include voice, Internet, telecommunications network resource services and lease of network equipment, information and application services, and other related services. The company was founded on September 10, 2002 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Apple, Inc. Other Manufacturing | Cupertino, CA

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Tencent Holdings Ltd. Internet Software & Services - Shenzhen, China

Founded in November, 1998, Tencent has grown into one of China's largest and most used Internet service portal. Since its establishment over the last decade, Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. On June 16, 2004, Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700) went public on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is Tencent's mission to enhance the quality of human life through Internet services. Presently, Tencent is providing value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services". Tencent’s leading Internet platforms in China – QQ (QQ Instant Messenger),, QQ Games, Qzone,, SoSo, PaiPai and Tenpay – have brought together China's largest Internet community, to meet the various needs of Internet users including communication, information, entertainment, e-commerce and others. As of Sep 30, 2011, the active QQ users accounts for QQ IM amounted to 711.7 million while its peak concurrent users reached 145.4 million. The development of Tencent has profoundly influenced the ways hundreds of millions of Internet users communicate with one another as well as their lifestyles. It also brings possibilities of a wider range of applications to the China’s Internet industry. Looking forward, Tencent remains committed to enhancing its development and innovation capabilities while strengthening its nationwide branding for its long term development. More than 50% of Tencent employees are R&D staff. Tencent has obtained patents relating to the technologies in various areas: instant messaging, e-commerce, online payment services, search engine, information security, gaming, and many more. In 2007, Tencent invested more than RMB100 million in setting up the Tencent Research Institute, China's first Internet research institute, with campuses in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. The institute focuses on the self-development of core Internet technologies, in pursuing its development and innovation for the industry. Tencent's long term vision is to become the most respected Internet enterprise. In order to fulfill corporate social responsibilities and to promote civil Internet communities, Tencent has been actively participating in public charity programs. In 2006, Tencent inaugurated the Tencent Charity Fund, the first charity foundation set up by a Chinese Internet enterprise, and the public charity website The website focuses on youth education, assisting impoverished communities, care for the disadvantaged, and disaster relief. Tencent has currently begun a number of public charity projects across China. It strives to help build a harmonious society and to become a good corporate citizen

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