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Alibaba Group
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Coordinates: 30°11′31.12″N 120°11′9.79″E Alibaba Group Holding Limited | | Type | Public Company | Traded as | NYSE: BABA | Founded | 4 April 1999; 17 years ago
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China | Headquarters | Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China | Area served | Worldwide | Founder(s) | Jack Ma | Key people | * Jack Ma (Chairman) * Daniel Zhang (CEO) * Joseph Tsai (Executive
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* 2.11Aliwangwang * 2.12Laiwang * 2.13Alibaba Pictures * 2.14Youku Tudou * 2.1511 Main * 2.16Alibaba Group R&D institute * 2.17Xia Mi * 2.18365fanyi.com * 2.19South China Morning Post * 2.20Ali Health * 3Corporate governance * 4Controversies * 4.1Gold Supplier membership * 4.2Uranium sales * 5See also * 6References * 7External links
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Founding[edit]
The company was founded in Hangzhou[16] as Ma explained:

"Taobao City", the main corporate campus for Alibaba Group at Xixi,Hangzhou.

Alibaba Binjiang Campus in Hangzhou, headquarters for Alibaba's B2B service.
One day I was in San Francisco in a coffee shop, and I was thinking Alibaba is a good name. And then a waitress came, and I said, "Do you know about Alibaba?" And she said yes. I said, "What do you know about ?", and she said, "Open Sesame". And I said, "Yes, this is the name!" Then I went onto the street and found 30 people and asked them, "Do you know Alibaba?" People from India, people from Germany, people from Tokyo and China … they all knew about Alibaba. Alibaba – open sesame. Alibaba is a kind, smart business person, and he helped the village. So … easy to spell, and globally known. Alibaba opens sesame for small- to medium-sized companies. We also registered the name "Alimama", in case someone

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