eBay Inc. was formed as a sole proprietorship in September 1995 and was
incorporated in California in May 1996. In April 1998, we reincorporated in
Delaware, and in September 1998, we completed the initial public offering of our
common stock. Our principal executive offices are located at 2025 Hamilton
Avenue, San Jose, California 95125, and our telephone number is (408) 376-7400.
Unless otherwise expressly stated or the context otherwise requires, when we
refer to "we," "our," "us" or "eBay" in this Annual Report on Form 10-K, we mean
the current Delaware corporation (eBay Inc.) and its California predecessor, as
well as all of its consolidated subsidiaries. When we refer to "eBay Inc." we
mean our Marketplace, StubHub and Classifieds platforms.
eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader, which includes our Marketplace, StubHub
and Classifieds platforms. Collectively, we connect millions of buyers and
sellers around the world.