2016 has been a striking year for Tencent. As one of the China’s social media and gaming giants, Tencent has become the most valuable company in Asia. Not to mention, it is also one of the top 10 in the world by market capitalization thus far.

Besides being a major player in the fields of e-commerce, information and entertainment, the firm has also been investing in the world’s biggest startups, throwing around a whooping amount of cash.…