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In this lighthearted interview, Jack Ma, the charismatic founder of Alibaba and one of China’s richest people, discusses his philosophy on rejection, success and the future of e-commerce with US talk-show host Charlie Rose. Though Ma skirts the question of Chinese government protectionism, he appears humble and determined. getAbstract believes entrepreneurs and innovators in need of inspiration will appreciate the candid story of Ma’s journey.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How Chinese entrepreneur Jack Ma founded the e-commerce site Alibaba,
  • What challenges Alibaba faced at the beginning and
  • What plans Ma has for Alibaba in the future.

About the Speaker

Jack Ma is the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce company.



Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce company, employs more than 30,000 people and serves 100 million shoppers each day. In September 2014, the firm launched the largest IPO in history and has one of the world’s largest market capitalizations...

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