Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built

Insider's account on the rise of Alibaba and its founder

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Reviews

Ejaz Asi
 
  • Pros: 

    A lot of insights for someone new to Alibaba, Chinese tech scene.

    Cons: 

    AliExpress is totally missed. More chapters giving AliBaba's last few years would be great.

    AliExpress is totally missed. More chapters giving AliBaba's last few years would be great.

    Ejaz Asi has used this product for one week.

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Harry Liu
Harry Liu@haiweiliu · Startup Entrepreneur
"My dream was to set up my own e-commerce company. In 1999, I gathered 18 people in my apartment and spoke to them for two hours about my vision. Everyone put their money on the table, and that got us $60,000 to start Alibaba. I wanted to have a global company, so I chose a global name. " --- Jack Ma
Danielle Newnham
Danielle NewnhamHunter@daniellenewnham · Founder, The Junto Network. Author
Can't wait to read this book. "The story offers insight into the man who today ranks high among the most well-known and well-to-do of the world’s entrepreneurs. Ambitious, clever and precocious, Jack Ma would fail his college entry exams, get turned down at nearly every job he applied for (he couldn’t get hired at Kentucky Fried Chicken when the first franchises came to China), and go on to create and lead the e-commerce giant Alibaba." http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-...
Allan Yarmulnik
Allan Yarmulnik@allany888 · Mobile lead, Talkspace
Looks awesome! Kind of pricy for the kindle version though :(