YY.com is started out in 2005 creating Duowan.com, a gaming portal for China's gamers.

YY is a gaming portal and an interactive communication social platform that engages users in real-time online group activities through voice, text, and video. It features a virtual currency that the users can earn through activities such as karaoke and creating tutorial videos and then convert to cash. It enables its users to exchange virtual roses as a mode of currency. It offers its users with a wide range of online group activities such as online games, music concerts, live shows, conference calls, and eLearning activities.

YY is a China-based company that was founded in 2005 by Xueling Li.

Founders: Xuelig Li