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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 in the back of the fellow who created it.

A bestseller in China and now translated into English and up-to-date with contemporary occasions, Alibaba by way of Liu Shiying and Martha Avery tells the amazing tale at 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 through the Cultural Revolution—in a interval of overall kingdom keep watch over of the economy—he constructed the willing entrepreneurial instincts that propelled him to billionaire prestige and enabled him to construct an organization outdoors the standard executive channels. those instincts and behavior integrated martial arts education and allowed him to acknowledge, early on, that the web may perhaps leverage his corporation to swift development and likewise remodel the way in which company is finished worldwide.

Alibaba.com, the place companies can purchase and promote every thing from air beds to zippers, begun with a modest preliminary funding of $60,000 and has grown exponentially due to the fact that its founding in 1999 to turn into the world's largest business-to-business site. In 2007 it turned the second one greatest IPO in heritage (after Google), and Fast Company has named it one of many world's so much cutting edge businesses. accordingly, clever traders and expertise insiders could be holding a detailed eye on Alibaba for years yet to come. even if you are looking to comprehend China's meteoric upward push, or simply looking for the following Google, Yahoo!, or Amazon, Alibaba is essential reading.

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