What Are The 10 Biggest Tech Companies In The World? 7/10

ALIBABA (BABA)


Interesting Fact: The founder, Jack Ma, taught English classes for 5 years at a University where he only earned $12.00 to $15.00 per month.




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CEO: Daniel Zhang
Product: E-commerce, Internet, AI and Technology
Founded by Jack Ma & Peng Lei on April 4, 1999
Employees: 50,092
Headquarters: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Market Cap: $496 billion AND GROWING
YoY growth: 82%
Growth in the last ten years: 108%

Alibaba is often thought of as the “Chinese Amazon” – but it is much more than that. This company actually delivered the highest-value initial public offering in US history with $21.8 billion raised. Its founder, Jack Ma, is one of the richest people in the world, and one of the most influential in China.

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