Jack Ma: Founder of China’s ‘Alibaba,’ world’s largest e-commerce platform

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Jack Ma: Founder of AlibabaJack Ma: Founder of Alibaba

Alibaba.com is the world’s largest e-commerce platform, with more than 300 million users. Its business accounts for up to 2 percent of China’s GDP. Yet, outside the country, not much is known about the company and its quirky founder.


Alibaba founder Jack Ma

He taught himself English as a tour guide in China. Learned about the internet in Seattle. And started Alibaba with $60,000 of pooled money. Learn more about Jack Ma.

CCTV America’s Bianca Davie reports on the company’s founder, Jack Ma.

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma: Chinese Internet Entrepeneur

Alibaba.com is the world's largest e-commerce platform, with more than 300 million users. Its business accounts for up to 2% of China's GDP. Yet, outside the country, not much is known about the company and its quirky founder. CCTV's Bianca Davie reports on the company's founder, Jack Ma.

Alibaba also has a $215 million stake in Tango, a California-based messaging and video chat company. CCTV America’s Mark Niu is joined by Eric Setton, Tango’s Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, to explore what makes the company stand out.

Interview with Co-Founder of 'Tango' Software Company

Alibaba, the world's largest e-commerce platform, has a $215 million stake in Tango, a California-based messaging and video chat company. CCTV's Mark Niu sits down with Tango's Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Eric Setton, to explore what makes the company stand out.