This three-minute-long video of Alibaba founder is must watch to beat note ban woes


If you are adversely affected by demonetisation woes and worried about even gloomier prospects in the New Year, you ought to watch this three-minute-long clip of Jack Ma, the man who built a monstrous brand called Alibaba in China.

The video posted by World Economic Forum on its Facebook page has truly gone viral with more than 1.7 crore views.

In this video, Ma reveals how he was rejected 10 times by the prestigious Harvard University and even the fast food chain, KFC, did not find him suitable for employment.

Ma says, “I applied for Harvard, but was rejected 10 times. When KFC came to China, to my city, 24 people went for the job. 23 people were accepted. I was the only guy who was not.”

The video is based on the content from Ma’s interview at World Economic Forum in Davos in 2015.

Founder of the e-commerce giant, Alibaba, Ma is the second most richest person of China. According to Forbes, his fortune rose from $21.8 billion in October 2015 to $26.1 in 2016.

He was 33rd billionaire in 2016, 8th richest person in technology and had found his name in the list of Global Game Changers in 2016.

Do watch the video and feel truly inspired in the New Year.


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