Jack Ma

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Google is in negotiations to invest $4 billion in Jio Platforms, an Indian digital conglomerate spun off from a huge multinational company, Reliance Industries, led by Mukesh Ambani, the richest man in Asia, with an estimated fortune of $71.4 billion. Google’s projected investment would be part of the more than $15.2 billion the company has raised in the last nine weeks, with participation […]
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  4. STARTUPS
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After reading Alibaba: The House that Jack Ma Built with a friend, we decided to get together for a discussion with the old #StartupCoffeeKL group to go over some of our learnings. For me, the biggest takeaway was the impact Alibaba was having on the financial world. As Mary Meeker points out in the 2018 Internet Trends report, eCommerce is […]

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