Headquartered in Shenzhen, China, and founded in 1998, Tencent is an internet-based technology and cultural enterprise. Its mission is to “improve the quality of life through internet value-added services”. Tencent delivers integrated internet solutions to over 1 billion netizens. An industry leader and global pioneer in innovative, digital-based technology solutions, it aims to provide platforms and services that connect everything. Through the company’s two principal business operations, social platforms and digital content, Tencent develops and delivers game-changing products, such as social communication platforms Weixin/WeChat and QQ, that connect people with services, foster closer relationships and create new business opportunities.