Jack Ma

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Thousands applied for Jack Ma's Africa Netpreneur Prize

Over 9,000 African startups applied for Jack Ma's Africa Netpreneur Prize according to organisers. They stand a chance to win a share of the $1 million grant by the Jack Ma Foundation.

African startups invited to apply

Africa's digital technology startups are being reminded to enter Jack Ma's Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative for 2019. The call for entries closes on 30 June 2019.

Applications to Jack Ma's prize for African startups are now open

Africa Netpreneur Prize led by Jack Ma Foundation officially open for applications.

Afrikan startups can start applying to Jack Ma's Africa Netpreneur Prize from 27 March 2019

Jack Ma's competition for Afrikan digital startups has announced a launch date for 2019.

New startup hub in Kigali

New electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) has been opened in Kigali. It is the brainchild of Alibaba Group founder and executive chairman, Jack Ma.

Jack Ma set to retire in 2019, names Daniel Zhang as his successor

Jack Ma announces that Daniel Zhang will succeed him in 2019 as Chairman. Ma will stay on the Board of Directors until 2020.

Jack Ma is not retiring

Despite a report by the New York Times, Alibaba Group has said that Jack Ma will not be retiring from the company but rather, he will be announcing succession plans.