2020 has been a lot about the success of Elon Musk with his stock prices now at $700+ despite splitting the stock in two (diluting).
In another part of the world, Jack Ma – the CEO of Alibaba was having slightly more difficulties and hard luck.
- He was all set to launch ANT on the stock exchange (an IPO).
- Then it was blocked whilst the Chinese Government investigated AliBaba, in a similar spat of anti-trust cases to Google and Facebook.
- He has even been temporarily removed as a judge from a talent contest he created.
With every story dripping with success, there is also another, similar person experiencing a totally different set of circumstance and challenges.
Producing what appears to be a very unsuccessful year for Jack Ma.
But let’s watch this space. He is after all a billionaire business man with some incredible futuristic plans and ambitions in tech and e-commerce.
Maybe in 2021 he will be able to have some universally better luck. And I really wish it to him.
Maybe more people will be able to support the AliBaba empire in 2021, perhaps making their own small businesses, as some of the big names of the current age close their doors for the final time like Debenhams.