UN, Alibaba’s Jack Ma forge startup assistance program with Estonia’s e-Residency

Neil Hughes
25 APR 2017  

The U.N. Conference on Trade and Development has joined forces with Alibaba founder Jack Ma to create “e-Trade for All,” a new program that aims to make it easier for people to start a business online, especially in developing countries.

As a special advisor to the UNCTAD, Ma will help foster growth of online businesses, particularly in areas of the world where internet access is limited or nonexistent. The efforts were announced on Tuesday in Geneva, as part of e-Commerce week. Read more.