In this episode, Dan and Albert break down Tencent. Tencent is arguably the most influential Internet firm in China as one can hardly go a day without using its products. Tencent is the world's largest video game vendor and owns the world's top-grossing mobile game - Honor of Kings. Tencent also runs China's largest social media super app - WeChat. The app is now part of the fabric of life for Chinese people who use it to chat, shop, watch videos, play games, order food and taxis, and more. Tencent is also among the world's largest venture capital and investment corporations. The firm is now one of the largest shareholders in leading tech companies like Meituan, JD, DiDi, Snap, PDD, Kuaishou, Epic Games, and more.
In this episode we cover:
- What is Tencent? (2:41)
- How Tencent uses its revenue to invest in other companies? (7:58)
- What benefits Tencent receives from investing in other companies? (14:04)
- What is Tencent investing in and what is its strategy? (19:48)
- How important is the Metaverse for Tencent? (24:21)
- What are Tencent's key business risks? (28:30)
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