<Editor's Pick> From 500 thousand to 1.24 trillion, Tencent founder Pony Ma talks about his journey of starting the business

Feb 03, 2021 Tencent

In 1984, Pony Ma was a student who came to Shenzhen with his family. This city of reform and opening up infected him from the very beginning, and what impressed him most was the speed of building a floor in three days and the slogan of time is money and efficiency is life.

On November 11, 1998, Pony Ma, who had worked in Huaqiang North, Shenzhen for six years, and four other classmates founded Shenzhen Tencent Computer System Co. Ltd. Tencent is now one of the largest Internet companies in China and is known as BAT with Baidu and Alibaba.

For the first article in this series, we will look at how Tencent founder Pony Ma started his business.