Jack Ma

Interviews

What Happened When President Obama Interviewed Alibaba's Jack Ma

Topics included entrepreneurship and climate change.
Alibaba

Alibaba's Singles' Day Sales Surge Past $14 Billion

The one-day ecommerce shopping event in China is bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined.
Artists

Painting By Alibaba's Unconventional Chairman Jack Ma Fetches $5.4 Million at Auction

Proceeds are going to an environmental non-profit founded by Ma and fellow Chinese philanthropists.
Alibaba

Why Alibaba's Jack Ma Sees Himself as an 'Artist,' and Maybe You Should, Too

The founder and chairman of Alibaba Group shared a range of surprising insights with American business owners during his U.S. visit this week.
Alibaba

Alibaba CEO Steps Down Amid Company-Wide Hiring Freeze

Meanwhile, the company's quarterly revenue rose 45 percent, beating analysts' expectations.
Scaling

Jack Ma Says Alibaba to Freeze Hiring After Growing 'Too Quickly'

The Chinese e-commerce giant will reportedly put a hold on hiring for the rest of the year.
Entrepreneurship

How Adversity Leads to Success

Some of the world's greatest entrepreneurs succeeded, not in spite of the challenges they faced, but because of it.
Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart and Jack Ma Powwow About Global Domination

The woman at the head of the U.S. home decor empire and the man at the head of the gigantic Chinese ecommerce platform have risen to become titans of business by bowing at the altar of the middle class.
Ecommerce

Alibaba Revenue Disappoints, Shares Fall

The Chinese e-commerce company's revenue fell short of analysts' expectations, showing signs of a slowdown in its scorching growth.
Leadership

The 5 Best Business Leaders of 2014

Dartmouth's Sydney Finkelstein offers his top five executives for the year. Who did he miss?
Mobile Payments

Alibaba's Jack Ma Says He's Open to Working With Apple on Payments

Alipay, an Alibaba affiliate, is China's largest payments service.
Technology Startups

How Jack Ma's 'Crazy' Management Style Built a Technology Empire

A former English teacher from Hangzhou, China, fashions one of the world's most valuable companies with an unorthodox philosophy in 15 years.
Leadership

How Alibaba's Jack Ma Became the Richest Man in China

How an English teacher turned a vision, a bunch of friends and $60,000 into the world's most valuable Internet commerce company.