business Overview
HQplaceSan Francisco Bay Area
BusinessSearch, ads, and consumer apps (incl. YouTube, Android)
Founded
access_time 24 years ago
(founded Sep 4, 1998)
Company trajectory rank
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Rank
#540
Employees
190,000
TrueUp
Rank
#7
Valuation
$1,145 B
TrueUp
Rank
#3
52 wk high: $1,967 B (-42%)
1 year ago: $1,897 B (-40%)
10 years ago: $229 B (+399%)
Public / PrivatePublic ($GOOGL)
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Google / Alphabet is a search, ads, and consumer apps (incl. YouTube, Android) company with 966 job openings. It is currently valued at $1,145 billion as a public company. 190,000 people work at Google / Alphabet. The company was founded in 1998.

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work_outline Job Openings
966open jobs
TrueUp
Rank
#16
local_atm Financials
Valuation
$1,145 B
TrueUp
Rank
#3
52 wk high: $1,967 B (-42%)
1 year ago: $1,897 B (-40%)
10 years ago: $229 B (+399%)
Revenue
trailing 12 months
$282 billion
TrueUp
Rank
#6
Revenue growth
vs. same quarter
last year
6.1%
TrueUp
Rank
#330
MULTIPLES
Valuation / Revenue4.1x
Valuation per employee$6.0 million
TrueUp
Rank
#346
Revenue per employee$1.5 million
phonelink Products
Top products
- Google Search
- Google Ads
- YouTube (acq in 2006 for $1.65B)
- Android (acq in 2005 for $50M)
Other important products
- Google Chrome
- Gmail
- Google Calendar
- Google Docs
- Google Maps
- Waze (acq in 2013 for $1.1B)
- Google Home
- Google Nest (acq in 2014 for $3.2B)
- Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
- Looker (acq in 2019 for $2.6B)
- Verily
- Waymo
- Calico
- DeepMind (acq in 2014 for $500M)
Primary customer type
emoji_people B2C+business B2B
Is this really a tech company?
Definitely
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emoji_people Culture
Glassdoor employee reviews
90%
would recommend Google / Alphabet to a friend (38,168 reviews)
better than 81% of tech co's
93%
approve of the CEO Sundar Pichai (6,940 reviews)
better than 72% of tech co's
Company mission"Our mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful."
Google's 10 things we know to be true
- Focus on the user and all else will follow
- It’s best to do one thing really really well
- Fast is better than slow
- Democracy on the web works
- You don’t need to be at your desk to need an answer
- You can make money without doing evil
- There’s always more information out there
- The need for information crosses all borders
- You can be serious without a suit
- Great just isn’t good enough
Company culture links
Companies founded by former employees
- Cloudera (founded 2008)
- Instagram (founded 2010)
- Optimizely (founded 2010)
- Pinterest (founded 2010)
- Xiaomi (founded 2010)
- Airtable (founded 2012)
- Flatiron Health (founded 2012)
- Rubrik (founded 2014)
public Climate change efforts
Carbon-neutral achieved: 2007
menu_book Popular books and movies
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code Open Source
Open source citizenship
sentiment_very_satisfiedsentiment_very_satisfied Outstanding
TrueUp
Rank
#9
Top open source projects
169.6ktensorflow / tensorflow
147.2kflutter / flutter
106.5kgolang / go
94.3kkubernetes / kubernetes
85.3kangular / angular
81.1kGoogleChrome / puppeteer
57.4kprotocolbuffers / protobuf
46.3kgoogle / guava
36.1kfastlane / fastlane
36.5kgrpc / grpc
32.1kgoogle / material-design-lite
32.0kistio / istio
30.5kzxing / zxing
25.8kangular / angular-cli
25.7kGoogleChrome / lighthouse
21.9kPolymer / polymer
19.8kbazelbuild / bazel
19.5kgoogle / flatbuffers
18.1ktensorflow / magenta
16.9kgoogle / dagger
insert_chart_outlined Rankings
#3 BrandZ Most Valuable Brands
#1 LinkedIn Top Companies
#7 Fortune Most Admired Companies
#29 Fortune Global 500
#79 Forbes Most Innovative
'Very good' corporate reputation rating
- Axios Harris Poll
rule Policies
% of open jobs that are remote
13%
home_work Remote work policy
Fully remote work is sometimes an option
Same pay everywhere?
(same work, same pay)
sentiment_very_dissatisfiedNo
public H1B sponsorships approved in 2021
1,454
TrueUp
Rank
#2
card_giftcard Benefits (US)
Total value of benefits
(annual estimate)
$13,543 (sentiment_very_satisfiedsentiment_very_satisfied Outstanding)
TrueUp
Rank
#1
401k match
50% match
401k match limit
No limit
If you make...
Your max 401k match is...
$50k base salary$9,500
$100k base salary$9,500
$150k base salary$9,500
$200k base salary$9,500
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Paid vacation
(1st year)
15 days
Stock vesting scheduleMonthly
child_friendly Maternity leave
22 weeks
child_friendly Paternity leave
12 weeks
Other employee benefits
- Donation matching: 100% match. Up to $10k matched
history Other info
Associated billionaires
(source:Forbes)
$80.8B - Larry Page
$77.5B - Sergey Brin
$16.4B - Eric Schmidt
$9.1B - David Cheriton
$10.0B - Andreas von Bechtolsheim & family
$2.2B - Kavitark Ram Shriram
IPO dateAug 19, 2004
(18 years ago)
Top owners at IPO
16.0% - Larry Page
15.9% - Sergey Brin
9.9% - Sequoia Capital
8.7% - Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
6.1% - Eric Schmidt
2.2% - K. Ram Shriram
2.0% - Omid Kordestani
Founder ownership at IPO31.9%
Implied founder equity split
50% - Larry Page
50% - Sergey Brin
Unsuccessful products trending_down
- Google+
- Google Glass
- Google Reader
- Google Wave
- Orkut
- Google Buzz
- Google Lively
- Nexus Q
- Google TV
- Project Tango
- Google Daydream
- Google tablets
- Project Ara
- Google Hire
- Google Fiber
- The Google Barge
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