Headquartered in Hangzhou, Alibaba Group was founded in 1999 by 18 people led by Jack Ma (Ma Yun), a former English teacher from Hangzhou, China who aspired to help make the Internet accessible, trustworthy and beneficial for everyone. Alibaba Group currently hires more than 20,000 people across the globe and has more than 70 offices in China, Singapore, India, the United Kingdom and the United States. It's a family of Internet-based E-commerce businesses that cover B2B, B2C, C2C online markets, retail and payment platforms, shopping search engine and data-centric cloud computing services.
Alibaba Group's major businesses and affiliated entities include the following websites, and I will elaborate a little bit on my experience with these sites.
1. Online Marketplace, Better Late than Never
2. Film "Crocodile in the Yangtze"