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Sep 17, 2021

Musk, Bezos, Zuckerberg rated most popular entrepreneurs

Tech entrepreneurs Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg are rated as the most publicised entrepreneurs across various online mediums.

May 25, 2020

Alibaba reaches $1tn five-year goal despite COVID-19

The Chinese-based e-commerce giant attains its target of reaching $1 trillion in gross merchandise value.

Apr 7, 2020

Jack Ma Foundation seeks more of Africa’s Business Heroes

The Jack Ma Foundation kick-starts its second annual search for “Africa’s Business Heroes”, with a prize pool of $1.5 million.

Mar 31, 2020

Naspers pledges R1.5bn for coronavirus fight

The company commits R1.5 billion in emergency aid to government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Nov 18, 2019

Jack Ma Foundation dishes out cash to African ‘netpreneurs’

Alibaba founder Jack Ma awards R15 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across the continent.

Sep 11, 2019

Jack Ma provides valuable lessons for Africa’s ICT leaders

Jack Ma retired yesterday, leaving the Alibaba building after two decades. Analysts say African entrepreneurs and ICT leaders should emulate his career and vision.

Sep 10, 2019

Jack Ma steps down as Alibaba chairman

After two decades building Alibaba into a $460 billion business, the Chinese businessman is now pivoting full time to philanthropy.

Nov 12, 2018

Singles' Day rakes in $30bn for Alibaba

The Chinese e-commerce site reveals it made more than R400 billion yesterday, during its annual Singles' Day sale.


Jack Ma's business tips for South Africa

The billionaire tech entrepreneur outlines the areas of importance to develop a country, saying education, entrepreneurship and a clean government must be at the forefront.

Sep 11, 2018

Spotlight on low-profile Alibaba CEO Zhang

Low-key Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang will have to step out of the shadows as chairman Jack Ma hands him the reins of his $420 billion tech giant.

Sep 10, 2018

Alibaba's Jack Ma to step down next year

Jack Ma, co-founder of China's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba, will step down as chairman in one year to concentrate on philanthropy and education.

Aug 8, 2018

$10m Jack Ma prize will support African digital start-ups

The Alibaba executive chairman announces a prize for African entrepreneurs, to support exemplary young Internet leaders.

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