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Jack Ma grew up poor in communist China, failed his university-entrance exam twice, and was rejected from dozens of jobs, including one at KFC, before finding success with his third internet company, Alibaba.

Jack Ma is resigning from SoftBank’s board. Here’s a look at how the cofounder of Alibaba and the richest person in China built his fortun...

Jack Ma grew up poor in China, failed his university-entrance exam twice, and was rejected from dozens of jobs before finding success with Alibaba.

Jack Ma is stepping down from SoftBank’s board with the company coming off a record $13 billion loss

Ma is stepping down after 13 years on SoftBank's board of directors. On Monday, the company announced an annual operating loss of $13 billion.

The Gateses stockpiled food in their basement, Warren Buffett is drinking more Coke, and Elon Musk is trying to prove he sent ventilators to Californi...

Billionaires may have better access to coronavirus tests than ordinary Americans, but how they're social distancing doesn't look all that different.
Bill and Melinda Gates head up the Gates Foundation.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey pledged to put almost a third of his $3.6 billion fortune into a fund that will tackle coronavirus relief. Here’s how th...

Bill Gates, George Soros, Alibaba founder Jack Ma, and Hong Kong's richest man Li Ka-Shing collectively pledged over $1.2 billion.
Alibaba cofounder Jack Ma and Porter Erisman at a press conference for Taobao after the SARS crisis.

I was a VP at Alibaba during the SARS crisis in 2003. Here’s what Jack Ma did to unite our team, accelerate revenue, and launch a new business a...

"The door to my home was chained shut, a guard was stationed in my apartment building lobby, and I and 400 Alibaba colleagues were forced to run the company from our homes for 10 days."
An N95 respiration mask.

Tech billionaires including Tim Cook, Elon Musk, and Mark Zuckerberg promised 18 million masks to fight COVID-19

A flurry of tech CEOs, including Apple's Tim Cook, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, and Tesla's Elon Musk, promised to deliver millions of masks.
Jack Ma, Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group, speaks at the WSJD Live conference in Laguna Beach, California October 27, 2014.

Alibaba billionaire Jack Ma just pledged to donate 500,000 coronavirus tests and 1 million face masks to the US as shortages mount

Jack Ma's gift could help alleviate a shortage that led to the US falling behind every other developed nation on coronavirus testing.
Volunteers and community workers preparing fresh vegetables for people in Wuhan, China, on February 25.

A Chinese firm that makes driverless delivery vans is thriving amid the coronavirus outbreak

The founder of the Beijing-based Neolix, whose customers include Alibaba and JD.com, told Bloomberg demand for the firm soared in the past two months.
Jack Ma.

Alibaba billionaire Jack Ma, China’s richest man, pledged $14.5 million to fight the coronavirus

The money will be donated through Ma's charitable foundation, which will use it to help medical research efforts and disease prevention.