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Alibaba Group’s mission is to make it easy to do business anywhere. We enable businesses to transform the way they market, sell and operate. We provide the fundamental technology infrastructure and marketing reach to help merchants, brands and other businesses to leverage the power of the Internet to engage with their users and customers. Our businesses are comprised of core commerce, cloud computing, digital media and entertainment, innovation initiatives and others. Through our subsidiary Cainiao Network and investee affiliate Koubei, respectively, we participate in the logistics and local services sectors. In addition, we have a strategic relationship with Ant Financial Services, the financial services group that operates mainly through Alipay, the leading third-party online payment platform in China.
Ant Financial is a technology company that brings inclusive financial services to the world. Ant Financial, officially founded in October 2014, originated from Alipay founded in 2004. With the mission of “bring the world equal opportunities,” Ant Financial is dedicated to creating an open, shared credit system and financial services platform through technology innovations, and to provide consumers and small businesses with safe and convenient inclusive financial services globally.
Alipay is a third-party mobile and online payment platform, established in Hangzhou, China in February 2004 by Alibaba Group and its founder Jack Ma. In 2015, Alipay moved its headquarters to Pudong, Shanghai, although its parent company Ant Financial remains Hangzhou-based. Alipay overtook PayPal as the world's largest mobile payment platform in 2013.In the fourth quarter of 2016, Alipay had a 54% share of China's US$5.5 trillion mobile payment market, by far the largest in the world, although its share fell from 71% in 2015 as its rival Tencent's WeChat Pay was rapidly catching up.As of September 2017, Alipay unveiled a facial recognition payment service.
CAOTAI Music focuses on high-quality music, extends out of "music life & more", and targets young people with music, art, lifestyle etc. As its core content, CAOTAI through developing high-quality indie music, pan art projects (music festival, art exhibitions, cultural and creative life festival, etc.), digging indie artists, and focusing on management, creates an online and offline transmission of the industrial chain. The vision of CAOTAI is focusing on the personality of the youth culture trend community, building a new scene of cultural and entertainment, and promoting a new eco-entertainment consumption upgrade. We have the artists who have great influence and rising trend in Chinese music industry, such as Soundtoy, Moxizishi, Mr. Miss Kawa Band, Yishi Band etc. From a traditional record label to a youth culture entertainment company, CAOTAI is becoming the most sensitive and pragmatic culture pioneer in China.
DataMesh provides products and solutions to enable enterprise customers and partners to integrate Mixed Reality with their knowledge, workflow, and data. Mainly used in manufacturing and professional services, DataMesh middleware products are helping customers in enterprise level data analysis and visualization, professional Mixed Reality presentation and video creation, and digital assistant for frontline workers. DataMesh is a member of Microsoft’s Mixed Reality Partner Program (MRPP) and Microsoft Accelerator Cohort.
Founded in 2014 in Guangzhou, China, EHANG is an intelligent aerial vehicles technology & service company. Driven by its continuous technology and product innovation, “smart + connected” creative thinking, and the service philosophy of “User experiences first and foremost”, EHANG is providing both consumer-level and commercial-end customers with simple, smart, safe and high-efficient aerial products and solutions, including EHANG184 Autonomous Aerial Vehicle, UAV Command & Control Center, EHANG Egret Autonomous Formation Flight, EHANG Falcon commercial drones and GHOSTDRONE consumer drones. Fully and firmly dedicated to realizing the mission of “Let Humankind Fly Freely Like a Bird”, EHANG has become a pioneer and leading advocate of the global civilian drone industry in practicing multiple innovative ideas including smart software-based control, integrated experience of smartphone-tilting remote control and VR goggles, fully-automated drone swarm formation flight, autonomous self-driving passenger drones and 3D aerial transport, etc., and has thus been awarded as one of “the Most Innovative Companies 2016” by Fast Company.
Mobike is the world’s first and largest smart bike-sharing company. Its mission is to bring more bikes to more cities, using its innovative technology to make cycling the most convenient and environmentally-friendly transport choice for urban residents. Using specially designed bikes equipped with GPS and proprietary smart-lock technology, Mobike enables users of its smartphone app to find a bike near them and unlock it using their smartphones. After reaching their destination, the user parks the bike by the roadside and locks it, automatically making the bike available to other Mobike users nearby. The company officially launched its service in Shanghai in April 2016 and in just nine months since then has expanded the service to 13 cities across China: Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Ningbo, Foshan, Xiamen, Wuhan, Dongguan, Kunming, Nanjing, and Zhuhai.
GolinMagic combines Magic’s 16 years of experience working for local and multi-national companies in China with Golin’s reach and expertise as a global network and a 60-year heritage in content creation and public relations. The new agency will have a staff of over 150 and operate from Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. We work with B2B and B2C companies across the corporate, consumer, health, automotive and technology sectors. Brands we served including Unilever, Qatar Airways, Texas Instrument, and Roche just to name a few. Both Mars and Zespri New Zealand Kiwifruit are over 16 years of partnership in China. Golin is an integrated agency with PR, digital and content at its core. With 50 offices around the world and 60 years of experience, Golin’s purpose is to create change through brave work worthy of awe and action.
Located at Austin, Texas, Mandarin Pixels is devoted to connect Texas and China through our unique, one-stop event production service from planning, branding, translation to execution, and content capture. Dedicated to promote innovation and cultural exchange, Mandarin Pixels has served various companies and organizations including the Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce, US China Innovation Alliance, China Sancai Art Museum, and Mainstay Global. Since 2015, Mandarin Pixels has successfully presented the Texas-China Investment Summit, China Gathering at SXSW, InnoSTARS Competition and “Today” Art Exhibition.
MTA Festival is the most diversified festival in China, which creatively fuses emerging music, technology, and art. From 2016 to 2017, more than 80,000 people have been attracted to the Sky Desert, a magical, famous landscape located in the Northeast of Beijing, China. In 2018, MTA Festival will be extended to a 3-day event in Sky Desert from May 18th-20th, along with the mini MTA Special Concerts in Shanghai. Moreover, an exclusive MTA showcase in SXSW (Austin) in March 2018.
And an alternative MTA Festival in LA is on the way in 2019.