eBay, Inc. operates as a commerce company, which engages in the provision of investments and acquisitions to help enable commerce on platforms for buyers and sellers online or on mobile devices. It operates through the following platforms: Marketplace and Classifieds. The Marketplace platform includes its online marketplace, localized counterparts, and the eBay suite of mobile applications. The Classified platform focuses in collection of brands such as mobile.de, Kijiji, Gumtree, Marktplaats, eBay Kleinanzeigen and others. The company was founded by Pierre M. Omidyar in September 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.