Originated from Alipay founded in 2004 and officially founded in October 2014, Ant Financial is a technology company that brings inclusive financial services to the world. It is dedicated to bringing the world more equal opportunities through building a technology-driven open ecosystem and working with other financial institutions to support the future financial needs of society.

Dec. 08, 2004  Alipay formally established

Dec. 26, 2005  Launch "Online Inquiry System"

Oct. 24, 2006  Receive Client Transaction Trusteeship Report from ICBC

Aug. 02, 2007  Launch "Internet Trust Scheme"

Oct. 25, 2008  Launch on-line utilities payment platform - go.alipay.com

Nov. 11, 2009  Launch mobile payment service

Dec. 23, 2010  Release quick payment with credit card jointly with BOC

May 26, 2011  First to receive “ Payment Business License” from PBOC

Jan. 09, 2012  Sent users “Payment Record for the Past Year ”

June 17, 2013  Official launch of Yu'e Bao

Oct. 16, 2014  Small and Micro Financial Services Company renamed Ant Financial

Dec. 12, 2015 Launch “1212” global shopping carnival

Apr. 26, 2016  Complete 4.5 billion U.S. dollar Series B fund-raising.

Jan. 19, 2017  Initiate the Green Digital Finance Alliance 
 with United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 

June 25, 2018  Powered by the blockchain technology from Ant Financial, AlipayHK and GCash launch cross-border remittance service