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Jack Ma, the billionaire founder of Alibaba, hasn't been seen in two months after the Chinese government cracked down on his companies. Here's a timeline of his fall from grace

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Jack Ma, the Chinese billionaire who founded Alibaba and Ant Group, has not been seen in public for more than two months.
Ma became the richest man in China through his highly successful companies, as well as a well-known face across China and in the global business world.
But China had recently begun to crack down on his empire, launching an investigation into Alibaba, the e-commerce giant, and halting the IPO of Ant Group, his fintech company.
Ma now hasn't been seen in public since October. CNBC reported on Tuesday that a source said that Ma was deliberately lying...
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How Traeger Grills Relaunched A 26-Year Old Business

How Traeger Grills Relaunched A 26-Year Old Business

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Jeremy Andrus acquired Traeger Grills in 2014. Today, the business has one of the most passionate communities in the industry, built around cutting-edge technology and more importantly, a better cooking experience.
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Alibaba founder Jack Ma is reportedly not missing and has been laying low amid China's crackdown on his businesses

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Jack Ma in 2018.
Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images
Alibaba and Ant Group founder Jack Ma is not missing as was speculated, according to CNBC reporter David Faber.
Faber said Tuesday that Ma hasn't been "captured" or "taken," but is instead being less visible on purpose and is likely in Hangzhou, where Alibaba is based, according to a source.
Yahoo Finance earlier reported Ma to have been missing since China yanked Ant's monster would-be $37 billion IPO in early November.
The Chinese billionaire publicly snubbed the nation's financial regulatory system, prompted China to dig into...
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The death of a 22-year-old Chinese tech employee shows the industry's toxic '996' work culture, championed by top execs like Jack Ma

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Pinduoduo users attend the company's listing ceremony at the Shanghai Tower on July 26, 2018.
Yin Liqin/China News Service/Visual China Group via Getty Images
A 22-year-old employee of Pinduoduo, a Chinese e-commerce platform, collapsed and died after leaving work at 1:30 a.m. on December 29.
Pinduoduo gave no official cause of death, but the woman has been hailed as the latest victim of the "996" culture fuelling China's tech industry.
"996" sees staffers work from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., six days a week, and has been praised by top executives like Alibaba founder Jack Ma and JD.com CEO Richard...
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