How to run a business the Alibaba way


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Earlier this week on Aug 6, startup founders and enablers gathered at the QBO Innovation Hub to listen to four entrepreneurs present what they learned as recent alums of the Alibaba eFounders Fellowship program.

According to Alibaba, the program provides first-hand exposure to ecommerce and digital innovations, access to business leaders across Alibaba and China, as well as an opportunity to connect with like-minded, leading entrepreneurs in the APAC region.

Moderated by StyleGenie’s Abbie Victorino (another eFounders fellow) and organized by Ideaspace, the event brought together Steve Sy of Great Deals, Joshua Aragon of, JC Bisnar of Investagrams, and Mylene Chua Magleo of Paynamics. The group shared vital insights on the work culture, key practices, and ecosystem building strategies that made Alibaba the global leader it is today.

Steve Sy, Great Deals

Joshua Aragon,


JC Bisnar, Investagrams

Mylene Chua-Magleo, Paynamics

Bonus: Q&A

Those interested in applying for the Alibaba eFounders Program can find more information at this link. The upcoming program class will take place from Dec 2 to 12. The deadline for applications is on Oct 7.