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Zoho Corporation

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Zoho Corporation
Company typePrivate
Founded17 March 1996; 28 years ago (17 March 1996)
HeadquartersChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Area served
Key people
Total assetsIncrease US$570.7 million (2019)
Number of employees
16,000+ (2023)[1]
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Zoho Corporation, is an Indian global technology company that makes computer software and online business tools.[2][3] The company was created in 1996[4] by Sridhar Vembu and Tony Thomas and has seven headquarters in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, and Austin in Del Valle, Texas.[5][6][7]

From 1996 to 2009, the company was known as AdventNet, Inc. It used to provide management software.[8][9]

In 2009, the company was renamed Zoho Corporation after the comapny made its online office suite.[10] The company is privately owned.[11]

Zoho had more than 50 million customers in January 2020.[12] In July 2022, the company had more than 80 million users.[13][14]


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  2. Sharma, Disha. "How SaaS poster boys Zoho and Freshworks ended up in a drag-out fight over alleged theft of ideas". The Economic Times. Retrieved 10 May 2021.
  3. Street Journal, Christina BinkleyStaff Reporter of The Wall (2000-05-23). "Starwood Teams Up With Web Firm Zoho After Talks With Marriott Fall Through". The Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2023-12-14. {{cite news}}: line feed character in |last= at position 7 (help)
  4. Bagchi, Shrabonti (2021-07-29). "Sridhar Vembu's village lab". Mintlounge. Retrieved 2021-11-30.
  5. Egan, John (2021-12-17). "Austin-based tech company plugs into booming suburb with more than 100 jobs". CultureMap Austin. Retrieved 2022-01-11.
  6. Hartmans, Avery. "Employees at global software firm Zoho have turned the company's Austin headquarters into a fully functioning farm. It's become a respite during the pandemic, and could serve as a model for a new way of working". Business Insider. Retrieved 2022-01-11.
  7. Sachmechi, Natalie. "Meet the World's 178 Newest Billionaires". Archived from the original on 5 June 2021. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
  8. Vegesna, Raju (2009-05-27). "AdventNet Inc is now ZOHO Corporation". Zoho Blog. Archived from the original on 2020-12-28. Retrieved 2020-12-28.
  9. Mukherjee, Sharmistha (2017-02-02). "How to build a global company from a small town: The Zoho story". TECHSEEN. Retrieved 2022-05-17.
  10. Arakali, Harichandan (6 June 2016). "The Bootstrapped Buddhist: How Sridhar Vembu built Zoho". Forbes India. Archived from the original on 21 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
  11. Kumar, K. Bharat (2016-05-08). "The maverick who shuns investors". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Archived from the original on 15 September 2020. Retrieved 2019-07-22.
  12. Hariharan, Sindhu (2009-11-17). "Zoho achieves 50 million business users - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 13 December 2020. Retrieved 2020-01-11.
  13. Ladipo, Ebunoluwa (2022-07-28). "Zoho hits 38% annual growth, celebrates milestone investments". Businessday NG. Retrieved 2022-07-30.
  14. "Zoho Corporation surpasses 80 Million Users, hits Milestone Investments, R&D". TechBuild Africa. 2022-07-28.

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