One thing that’s unusual for Jack Ma, Alibaba’s outspoken billionaire founder, is a low profile. He’s famous for flamboyant public appearances – dancing as Michael Jackson, for example – and speaking his mind. But he’s been quiet since criticizing Chinese regulators for stifling innovation in a speech shortly before the massive initial public offering of Ant Group, his online financial...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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