Established by Forrest Li, Sea was initially founded as Garena, a game development and publishing company known for its Free Fire title. The company rebranded itself under the present-day Sea brand in May 2017 after securing funding worth US$550 million, although the Garena brand was retained for its digital entertainment arm. Sea has over 67,000 employees, as of 2022.

Sea’s three powerful subsidiaries are: Garena, SeaMoney and Shopee.

Shopee is a technology company focused mainly on e-commerce. Shopee was first launched in Singapore in 2015, and has grown to become the largest e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia with 343 million monthly visitors. The company also serves consumers and sellers throughout in several countries across the Americas and Europe who wish to purchase and sell their goods online.

SeaMoney is an internet services company specialized in digital payments and financial services. Regarded as Sea’s payments arm, its offerings include mobile wallet services, payment processing, credit offerings, and related digital financial products and services. These are available in seven markets across Southeast Asia and Taiwan under various brands, including ShopeePay, SPayLater, and other brands. SeaMoney served over 52 million users as of the second quarter of 2022.

Garena is the digital entertainment arm of Sea and distributes game titles on Garena+, an online game and social platform run by the company since 2012 for people to discover, download and play online games. Garena distributes game titles through Garena+ in various countries across Southeast Asia and Taiwan, including MOBA games League of Legends and Heroes of Newerth, the online football (soccer) game FIFA Online 3, the first-person shooter game Point Blank, the mobile MOBA game Arena of Valor and the mobile racing game Speed Drifters.

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