In this issue, we’re digging a little deeper with a graphic look at some Bytedance business figures. Rumors have swirled since last fall that they'll make their IPO debut this year. Here, we’ll paint a picture of what’s happening with the $75 billion startup.

These past two weeks have also seen Bytedance make major advances in livestreaming and gaming as it tries to meet its RMB 100 billion revenue goal for 2019. In addition, the company has also become increasingly entangled in a legal battle with Tencent over the use of user information across apps.

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Bailey Hu

Bailey Hu is based in China’s hardware capital, Shenzhen. Her interests include local maker culture, grassroots innovation and how tech shapes society, as well as vice versa.

Tony Xu

Tony Xu is Shanghai-based tech reporter. Connect with him via e-mail: tony.xu@technode.com