Jack Ma, the richest man in China and founder of Alibaba explains the importance of helping small businesses in every country. A great motivational speaker who is highly popular among budding entrepreneurs for his candid advice and wisdom, Jack Ma has shown the way to many people why the internet, business, and education are important and should never be ignored.
Jack says, by helping a small business grow, the country prospers and it is a win-win situation for everyone.
Talking about developing countries, Jack Ma highlights the importance of change in the mentality, if they want to be successful in the future. If they give up, they have no chance. Jack also believes Internet infrastructure is very important.
20 years ago if a country did not have electricity, it was hopeless. Today if a country does not have good internet infrastructure, its hopeless. says Jack Ma
Emphasizing further on the importance of the internet, Jack Ma highlights the importance of helping entrepreneurs and raising education awareness in every country to prepare them for the 4th industrial revolution.
In China over 800 million people use the mobile phone, this is an opportunity for the world. says Jack Ma
Speaking about Alibaba, in the video Jack Ma says, when we started Alibaba, we focused on helping small companies whereas US companies focused on supporting big companies.
I spoke to 18 colleagues, I told them. We don’t have any resource or money. If we succeed, 70% of people in the world will succeed. We have to believe in our vision. Believe the future, work day and night. says Jack Ma.
Speaking about the opportunities, Jack Ma said, developing countries love change.
Every country I go, I convince the government to work on the internet and develop the infrastructure. If you don’t work on the internet you are not giving people a chance to make money and compete. Without the internet, a country is hopeless.
Today the internet is on a mobile phone. A smartphone is more powerful than a computer was 20 years ago.