Zoho Corporation

Zoho Corporation Pvt. Ltd.
Founded 1996
Founder Sridhar Vembu
Tony Thomas
Headquarters Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Area served
Number of employees
Website www.zohocorp.com

Zoho Corporation is an Indian software development company. The focus of Zoho Corporation lies in web-based business tools and information technology solutions, including an office tools suite, internet of things management platform, and a suite of IT management software. The company was founded in 1996 by Sridhar Vembu and Tony Thomas in Pleasanton, California, and now has offices in seven countries with its global headquarters in Chennai.[2]


From 1996 to 2009, the company was known as AdventNet Inc. In 2009, the company was renamed Zoho Corporation after its online office suite of the same name.[3] The company launched and grew without outside funding and is privately owned.[4]


The company is headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu with its US headquarters in Pleasanton, California. The research and development campus is in Estancia IT Park, Chennai. Zoho has an office at Tenkasi in Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, from where their product Zoho Desk was built and launched.[5]. The company operates in China in a joint venture with Baihui and also has offices in Singapore and Japan. The bulk of its support operations are carried out from its office in Chennai.[1] [6]

Zoho also has an office in Renigunta, Andhra Pradesh and has been operating from this office since 2018.[7]

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  1. 1 2 D'Monte, Leslie (24 November 2014). "Is Zoho the future of enterprise software?". Livemint. HT Media Ltd. Retrieved 5 August 2015. Developers at zoho’s office in Ramapuram, Chennai. Zoho has around 2,600 employees, of which about 96% are based in India.
  2. "About Zoho - Our Story, List of Products". Zoho Corporation. Retrieved February 27, 2018.
  3. 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.
  4. "Bootstrapped Unicorns". huffingtonpost.com. 12 January 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2017.
  5. "How Zoho Aims To Put Tenkasi On The Map With Zoho Desk-A Product Built In The Downtown Of Nowhere". Inc42. 22 November 2016.
  6. "Zoho Corporation eyes 100 million users of its products in five years". Financial Express. 8 August 2015. Retrieved 5 August 2015.
  7. "Zoho Corporation opens office at Renigunta". The Hindu Business Line. 13 January 2018.

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