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By Liu Shiying,Martha Avery

The first in-depth examine the multibillion-dollar corporation Alibaba.com—known to many as "China's eBay"—and the inspirational tale at the back of the fellow who created it.

A bestseller in China and now translated into English and up to date with fresh occasions, Alibaba by means of Liu Shiying and Martha Avery tells the amazing tale in the back of the web phenomenon Alibaba.com and its founder Jack Ma, a guy Barron's named one of many World's most sensible 30 CEOs in 2008. Ma's upward push to prominence offers a riveting tale: regardless of growing to be up in China throughout the Cultural Revolution—in a interval of overall kingdom regulate of the economy—he constructed the willing entrepreneurial instincts that propelled him to billionaire prestige and enabled him to construct a firm open air the standard executive channels. those instincts and behavior included martial arts education and allowed him to acknowledge, early on, that the web may well leverage his corporation to quick development and likewise remodel the best way company is completed around the globe.

Alibaba.com, the place companies should purchase and promote every little thing from air beds to zippers, all started with a modest preliminary funding of $60,000 and has grown exponentially seeing that its founding in 1999 to develop into the world's greatest business-to-business website. In 2007 it turned the second one biggest IPO in background (after Google), and Fast Company has named it one of many world's such a lot leading edge businesses. for this reason, clever traders and expertise insiders could be conserving an in depth eye on Alibaba for future years. no matter if you are trying to comprehend China's meteoric upward thrust, or simply looking for the following Google, Yahoo!, or Amazon, Alibaba is essential reading.

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