Jack Ma has made quite a journey in lifting up the Alibaba Group to be one of the most successful ecommerce platforms there are. The featured video today takes about an hour to watch but is worth every minute of it, if you are interested in self-made businesses and raw entrepreneurship. If you’d also like to check out the original post of this video, make sure to visit tudou.com.

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