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Jack Ma meets African entrepreneurs

By November 30, 2017 No Comments

Jack Ma, founder and chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba met with 24 African entrepreneurs at Alibaba Group Holding‘s Xixi headquarters in Hangzhou, China. The entrepreneurs were selected from seven countries to attend a two-week training programme.

“We want to learn from the best and Alibaba is the best internet company in the world,” Jessica, a Nigerian entrepreneur  said before the course started.

Participants would receive training in three major courses — concepts, examples and launching a business — by studying the transformation of business models from the industrial age to the data age, visiting Taobao village and getting practice at Alibaba’s various businesses.

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