Alphabet is a multinational conglomerate founded in 2015 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the co-founders of Google. Alphabet is the parent company of Google and several other subsidiaries that focus on various industries such as technology, biotechnology, and urban innovation. The company’s mission is to make the world’s information universally accessible and useful, and to create innovative technologies that make a positive impact on people’s lives.
Google is Alphabet’s largest subsidiary and is responsible for most of the company’s revenue. Google offers a wide range of products and services including search, advertising, email, cloud computing, and mobile operating systems. Alphabet’s other subsidiaries include Calico, a biotechnology company focused on aging and age-related diseases; Chronicle, a cybersecurity company; DeepMind, an artificial intelligence company; Sidewalk Labs, a company focused on urban innovation; and Waymo, a self-driving car company.
Alphabet is headquartered in Mountain View, California and has over 139,000 employees worldwide. As of 2021, Alphabet was one of the most valuable companies in the world, with a market capitalization of over $1 trillion.