The Chinese web giant Tencent is one of the biggest companies in tech thanks to its popular messaging and gaming services, and yet youd hardly know it outside of China. But that may not be for long: Tencent recently began expanding into new countries, and its even made some investments in American companies to start making a dent in the US. Will Tencent join the likes of Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Twitter? one startup founder backed by Tencent reportedly tells Fast Co. They already are in that league.