Tencent Holdings Limited is a Chinese multinational conglomerate founded in 1998. It is one of the largest technology companies in the world, providing internet services, online gaming, social media, e-commerce, and more. Tencent is the parent company of popular subsidiaries such as WeChat, the largest messaging app in China, and Riot Games, the developer of the popular video game League of Legends. The company has a significant presence in the global gaming industry and has made significant investments in esports, artificial intelligence, and cloud computing. Tencent has also been expanding its reach into international markets, with a focus on Southeast Asia and Latin America.