Tencent is one of the most prominent companies in the world, let alone its dominance in the gaming industry. At present, Tencent is the de facto biggest video game company on the planet. Founded in 1998 by Pony Ma, Zhang Zhidong, Xu Chenye, Charles Chen, and Zeng Liqing, Tencent has been subject to gradual growth, and it has now claimed an indomitable spot in the day and age we live in today. The multi-national company’s prominence knows no bounds, considering how it’s the world’s largest game vendor right now.

  • Year Founded: November 11, 1998
  • Founders: Ma Huateng, Daniel, Zhang Zhidong, Zeng Liqing, Chen Yidan
  • Subsidiaries: Fatshark, Grinding Gear Games, Klei Entertainment, Miniclip, Riot Games, Supercell, Turtle Rock Studios
  • CEO: Ma Huateng