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how can web maximise sme value and job creating education? -help welcomed in compiling top 100 alumni networks of alibabauni.com -
we see fintech and edutech as linked- can ant and brac partners bank for 2 billion poorest by 2028?- notes on china's greatest educators

official alibaba (also notable apps - eg missing children )
*taobao university up to 100 million alumni in China - received training on how to taobao; as of 2017 established 1311 taobao e-commerce villages
*Damo Academy 1 2 started with 15 billion dollar investment by jack ma's as intercity top notch research on humanising livelihood advantages of major components of Industrial Rev 4 such as AI, blockchain, internet of things .. related IR4 at world economic forum: san francisco hub; wef summer china summoit
*gateway17 ma's 3000 citizens and leaders one day masterclass in ecommerce
*ma's personal mentoring (aka efounders) of first 100 entrepreneur chorts chosen with unctad and developing nations that have asked jack ma to help
+Aliresearch 1 tsinghua alumni network of Ying Lowrey's SME curriculum aligned to AliBaba model
*hong kong 100 million dollar youth entrepreneur fund: AI webs 1 2 : Jumpstarter competition.-see also hk youth entreprenur curricula YFS & MIT -- taiwan ma entrepreneur fund
*alibaba entrepreneur fund
*poverty funds 1 :: blockchain research china poverty association 1 - alibaba 0.3 revenue to green foundation 1
Breaking news 1 from


jack ma- when i first studied (e)commerce in states i was surprised to find that each market was dominated by 2 or 3 manufacturers- i decided to design china ecommerce to maxise small enterprise suppliers and local jobs

.ying lowrey is tsinghua's professor of small enterprises- her book alibaba way is eyeopening:

foreword by nobel economist edmund phelps, columbia....Alibaba uses information technology to enable mass innovation to flourish.and to improve the lives of the people

related tsinghua - innovation events
lowrey beijing coorindtaor of aliresearch whose dean at hq is Hongbing Gao
.partners of ma &
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*jack ma chairs cen 1- 2 = china's 50 most respomnsible businessmen - search curricula funds etc - location close to tsingua beijng

example founder of shanghai conglomerate fosun actively celebrates CEN, and partners in one of Jack Ma's universities at hangzhou and supports new york greatest yoth-led arts movement singforhope.com

co-sponsor: wise@beijing: Zhejiang Zhipu Foundation Founded by the six founding members of Alibaba Group, Zhejiang Zhipu Foundation supports rural education and promotes healthy and sustainable relationship between human and the society, as well as between human and the nature.
the wicked problem of missing curricula youth most need- as jack says this is a huge problem; correspondenmce case posted may 2018: moreover we have atended many world bank youth summits where missing curricula have been pitched and everyone cheered the value but getiing each different nation to newly cetrtify suc new learning is a fools erand
-here part of a specific example- do you know a missing peer to peer curricula that needs similar linking in

I am staying at brac in bangaldesh my favorite girls education network in the world as well as largest ngo in wortld and partnership networkwe will see dean of james grant school of public health at brac university tomorrow- do you still have any message you wanted passed to brac about the peer to peer adolescent health program you and lancet have been building? we are mainly working with brac's overall education director as specified directly by sir fazle abed when i met him in qatar 2017 - sir fazle kindly gave a lot of his time to remembrance parties of my dad norman macrae at the japan embassy in dhaka in 2012more generally brac and jack ma started fin tech partnership earlier this month with brac's BkashSMS in bangladesh but for s asia (the whole 2 billion of china's neigbors particularly poorest girls on china south and south westren borders), for sustainabiliuty generation to scale and gain from these 2 superstars we believe partnering relations will broaden into looking at skills education ; we will be trying to form team both on bangladesh and china side to monitor this however fast or slow it goesmostofa has been working on bangladesh side for very long time- he also worked with modjtabia sadria then at aga khan in london while they were in london at time muhammad yunus was at his social business peak ; i believe modjtabia is now back in iran after some years with paul at monash? ( i didnt get to pauls grn summit in jordan 2006; i believe sadria did; i note that jack ma just made donation to queen of jordans education fund)

we are trying to invite any university student to form a club to see where is the nexus between what students most want to study practically and training that sir fazle and jack ma could mooc or otherwise maximally distribute to benefit livelihoods- togther the names of jack ma and sir fazle can be a top 100 web and top 1 web for open action learning- in branding terms this is easy as long as we quickly get all best friends of ma and abed signed up at one launch summit blessed by china and on the road to ma's sponsorship of huge expo at tokyo olympics

after 8 visits to beijing i am reasonably confident that we can get as much additional support as we want from tsinghua university in beijing (over there they know thgere are half a billion undre 30s and that china cant afford any youth left legless by mismatch between jobs and what colleges like examining-- ) additionally tsinghua with aiib is heavily into belt road pitches to india this year so education can be 2 for 1 so to speak
as long as both jack ma and sir fazle have approved a subject area as being one that needs development in this type 2 pee to peer or apprentice mode i believe we can help scale missing curricula

as you think you know i first met pauil komesdroff in 2004- i love everything he was trying to create volunteer expereinces abroad around monash and medics and cultural/arts translators;I hope we can find the right way to linkin monash as this idea gains momentum

Monday, August 13, 2018

update founding members of LUOHAN

he Luohan Academy’s current academic committee members include Nobel Prize laureates and prominent scholars around the world:
  • Patrick Bolton, Barbara and David Zalaznick Professor of Business, Columbia Business School
  • Markus Brunnermeier, Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Economics, Princeton University
  • Bengt Holmstrom, 2016 Nobel Laureate, Paul A. Samuelson Professor of Economics, MIT
  • Lars Peter Hansen, 2013 Nobel Laureate, David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, Statistics, Booth School of Business & The College, University of Chicago
  • Preston McAfee, Most Recently Served as Chief Economist and Corp VP at Microsoft
  • Christopher Pissarides, 2010 Nobel Laureate, Regius Professor of Economics, LSE
  • Yingyi Qian, Distinguished Professor and Dean of School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University
  • Alvin Roth, 2012 Nobel Laureate, The Craig and Susan McCaw Professor of Economics, Stanford University
  • Thomas Sargent, 2011 Nobel Laureate, W.R. Berkley Professor of Economics and Business, New York University
  • Michael Spence, 2001 Nobel Laureate, William R. Berkley Professor in Economics & Business, NYU Stern
  • Steve Tadelis, Professor of Economics, Business and Public Policy, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
  • Neng Wang, Chong Khoon Lin Professor of Real Estate & Professor of Finance, Columbia Business School
  • Shangjin Wei, Professor of Finance and Economics, Professor of International Affairs, and N.T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy, Columbia University
  • Wei Xiong, Trumbull-Adams Professor of Finance, Princeton University
  • Chenggang Xu, Quoin Professor in Economic Development, University of Hong Kong, Professor of Economics, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

dear friiends at BRAC you may want to wechat/whatsapp with ying about this- for example are they interested in sharing the 300 trillion dollar sdg challenge that ,mark introduced concurrently with head of un general assembly and to brac/ with bangladesh a potential lead solution  sdg zone - can this news be circulated to various parts of brac including brac uni and bkash

For me the fact that ying lowrey currently is both in with aliresearch team at alibaba in hangzhou and with relevant people and brilliant  youth learners movements out of tsinghua is unique opportunity to ask her questions as well as to build knowledge exchanges; in fact as her first book was foreworded by the only us nobel economics laureate of sme value chains (phelps at columbia) i have to assume he helped connect this new academy; this come 2 weeks after Guterres asked jack and melinda gates to lead a team updating all tech practice possibilities by march 2019 ahead of beijing biggest yet summit on new development banking and trading partnerships across world's geographical corridors (where the sino-bangladesh-s asia corridor remains where over 3 billion people's sustainability needs to be mapped)

thanks chris




Patrick Bolton, Barbara and David Zalaznick professor of business, Columbia Business School, Markus Brunnermeier, Edwards S. Sanford professor of economics, Princeton University, Bengt Holmstrom, 2016 Nobel Laureate, among others.


During the first conference held in Hangzhou this week, the committee of the Luohan Academy convened and signed the mission statement. The Louhan Academy aims to get societies well-prepared for the unprecedented structural transformation brought by advanced technologies, such big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence and robotics. It will study the coming digital revolution to benefit societies and individuals both domestically and internationally.

As a member of the academic committee of Luohan Academy, Markus Brunnermeier, Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Economics, Princeton University commented, "I think we live through a big watershed moment, we see big technological changes happening. We have to think about how our society will deal with these changes and find different ways to regulate the economy. We need to think carefully about how to use insights from tech and social sciences in order to achieve better outcome for humanity. We should not say no to new opportunities simply because they come with challenges."


Alibaba Group this week formed the Luohan Academy, a global research program that aims to address the emerging economic consequences and social disruptions of a digital economy.
“Luohan” is a Buddhist term for “perfected beings,” or “those who have achieved nirvana.” In the Chinese language, it is often used to describe “those with extraordinary skills and talent.”
True to its moniker, the academy has attracted a lineup of 15 of the world’s leading thinkers and researchers. They include six Nobel Laureates, as well as renowned economists, social scientists, tech pioneers and professors from prestigious higher learning institutes, such as Harvard University, Princeton University, the University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York University and China’s Tsinghua University.
At the academy’s launch event, Alibaba Executive Chairman and founder Jack Ma said Alibaba has the “responsibility to use our resources, technology, people and everything we have to help the world embrace the change and solve the challenges.”
“If we don’t pay attention to the technology revolution, it will cause a social revolution, especially that this technology is coming in a such huge wave that is changing every aspect of human lives,” he said to the researchers at a private meeting held at Alibaba’s global headquarters in Hangzhou.
Ma, an English teacher turned entrepreneur, has maintained a lifelong passion for education, innovation, problem solving and working with individuals who share the same passion. In fact, the 18 original partners who created Alibaba with Ma nearly 19 years ago are known as the 18 luohans.
WATCH: Jack Ma speaks with Luohan Academy researchers  
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The launch of the Academy follows the establishment of another global research program—the DAMO Academy—in October last year.  While DAMO focuses on the developing the most cutting-edge technologies such as machine learning, robotics, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence to fulfill Alibaba’s commitment to serve two billion customers and create 100 million jobs in 20 years, Luohan’s purpose is to study the implications of such technology advancement and “build an inclusive community for systemic and in-depth research,” the company said.
The academy also seeks to discuss questions such as how societies can harness the power of technology while ensuring a fair distribution of power, what the future of work and leisure are, what the appropriate regulations and politics to foster fair competition without impeding innovation are and how digital technology can contribute to a greener planet.
“We are living through a big watershed moment. We see big technological changes happening. We have to think about how our society will deal with these changes…how to use insights from tech and social science in order to achieve better outcome for humanity,” said Markus Brunnermeier, an economics professor at Princeton University.
The academy, headed by former head of strategy at Alibaba’s fintech arm, Ant Financial, Dr. Chen Long, will hold regular meetings and recruit additional researchers with different backgrounds to expand the academy’s scope.
During a two-day workshop, the academy’s committee discussed the potential negative impacts that digital technology has on the economy, job replacements, platform governance, the future financial infrastructure, as well as hot topics, such as privacy protection and how to keep the use of data in check. The Academy will produce an annual white paper to present its findings.
“New technologies are revolutionizing economic growth. New platforms keep emerging with innovative operating models. This completely overhauls our understanding on corporations,” said Wei Xiong, a professor of finance at Princeton University.
“As many platform companies are cross-industry, which is a challenge for regulations and laws to keep up, this makes it a long-standing issue in the future,” he added.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

eFounders links

efounders by belt road  br9 africa  ::: br1.2 asean  :: br1 south of china br6 and 10 americas

Introduction

When Jack Ma visited Africa in 2017, he saw a continent facing many of the same challenges that Alibaba had managed to overcome in the last 15 years in China. eCommerce operations flanked by payments, logistics, tourism and big data platforms are starting to take shape and create value in unique markets across Africa and the rest of the developing world.
As a Special Advisor to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Jack recognized that by applying ideas from China’s most innovative businesses to their own ventures, participants will have the opportunity to innovate in their home countries. With this opportunity in mind, the eFounders Fellowship was created to find and empower 1000 platform builders who can leverage Alibaba’s experience in China.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018

DOES NATIONS youthTECH DEPEND ON OWNERSHIP OF ITS finTECH?
Muhammad Yunus once debated me the motion : Western big banking's credit card was the saddest invention of the 20th century. The once trusted local banking branch turned into something close to a loan shark and increasingly a debt trap which elders (and vested interest politics/media) chained their children to
CHINAS YOUTHTECH POSSIBILITIES ARE LIKE NOWHERE ELSE?
What fascinated me is china's youthTECH advantage arising from the fact that China's bricks and mortar banks never really launched the credit card market - so digital fintech (where the smartphone is used instead of a card) was first to create the market of why do people apply for credit
There are effectuvely only 2 players in China's fintech markets of digital cash and credit and loans- Alipay from Alibaba and we chat pay from Tencent. Here are several questions which can be intriguing to debate
Q1 Which system will sign up a larger membership base- Alibaba's whose permissions are connected with ecommerce or we chat whose permission come from membership of China's largest personal communication system. You might say round 1 to tencent as Chat's the larger membership population
Q2 what sort of data does each system collect which can be relevant to loans- round 2 to alibaba whose data is all about the supply chains of commerce and SME trustworthiness. Additionally China's broadcaster CGTN charged with investigative journalism of China's rejuvenation frequently talks about China's 4 greatest social innovations as being ecommerce digital cash fast trains and shared bicycles.
If these 2 questions start to explain what youthtech fintech movements will connect inside china, question 3 becomes how may each ecosystem empower international youthtech partnerships. I have tried to study alibaba for ten years now, so can only introduce its global youth tech advantages
First, Xi Jinping asked Jack Ma's Hangzhou to be the host of the China G20 in 2016 which happened at a unique time in the diaries of G20 and other world leaders summit. It was the first G20 to be convened 11 months after the UN had relaunched humanity's goals around 17 sustainability goals. Jack Ma spent a lot of those 11 months asking everyone he could on what they would help youth linkin round the new goals. He chaired the club of china's big business givers. He started to co-create popularity of the term 4th Industrial Revolution with the World Economic Forum's alumni, and has since started the worldwide research academy DAMO with 15 billion dollars exploring the future of technology's most human apps. He chaired the sme g20 homework . He came up with the idea of EWTP - why not use ecommerce platforms around the world so that smes can free trade without any of the trade wars nations apply to big businesses. He has made many speeches on why education is a far bigger tech and human challenge than finance in determining youth livelihoods and he aims to chnage who media celebrates for what by hosting the Olympics series that relay through Korea 2018, Tokyo 2020, Beijing 2022 Paris 2024, La 2028 If any technology leader tries harder (in both his favorite language Chinese and English) to collaboratively imagineer what youthtech possibilities the 17 sdgs stimulate then I would love to know who that is
DOES ANYWHERE ELSE ENJOY FINTECH OWNED TO SUPPORT YOUTHTECH
As far as i know only one other place stands out, Bangladesh where the leading fintech platform is owned by those who have since the birth of the nation to empower girls to end poverty.
In May 2018 Jack Ma started a partnership with Bangladesh's girls-inspired fintech.
Youyhtech SDG17 games on!

Monday, June 25, 2018

ALIBABA BACKS NEW RESEARCH PROGRAM TO ADDRESS DIGITAL CHALLENGES
JENNY W. HSU | JUNE 27, 2018

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Alibaba Group this week formed the Luohan Academy, a global research program that aims to address the emerging economic consequences and social disruptions of a digital economy.
“Luohan” is a Buddhist term for “perfected beings,” or “those who have achieved nirvana.” In the Chinese language, it is often used to describe “those with extraordinary skills and talent.”
True to its moniker, the academy has attracted a lineup of 15 of the world’s leading thinkers and researchers. They include six Nobel Laureates, as well as renowned economists, social scientists, tech pioneers and professors from prestigious higher learning institutes, such as Harvard University, Princeton University, the University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York University and China’s Tsinghua University.
At the academy’s launch event, Alibaba Executive Chairman and founder Jack Ma said Alibaba has the “responsibility to use our resources, technology, people and everything we have to help the world embrace the change and solve the challenges.”
“If we don’t pay attention to the technology revolution, it will cause a social revolution, especially that this technology is coming in a such huge wave that is changing every aspect of human lives,” he said to the researchers at a private meeting held at Alibaba’s global headquarters in Hangzhou.
Ma, an English teacher turned entrepreneur, has maintained a lifelong passion for education, innovation, problem solving and working with individuals who share the same passion. In fact, the 18 original partners who created Alibaba with Ma nearly 19 years ago are known as the 18 luohans.
WATCH: Jack Ma speaks with Luohan Academy researchers  
净版马云罗汉堂

The launch of the Academy follows the establishment of another global research program—the DAMO Academy—in October last year.  While DAMO focuses on the developing the most cutting-edge technologies such as machine learning, robotics, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence to fulfill Alibaba’s commitment to serve two billion customers and create 100 million jobs in 20 years, Luohan’s purpose is to study the implications of such technology advancement and “build an inclusive community for systemic and in-depth research,” the company said.
The academy also seeks to discuss questions such as how societies can harness the power of technology while ensuring a fair distribution of power, what the future of work and leisure are, what the appropriate regulations and politics to foster fair competition without impeding innovation are and how digital technology can contribute to a greener planet.
“We are living through a big watershed moment. We see big technological changes happening. We have to think about how our society will deal with these changes…how to use insights from tech and social science in order to achieve better outcome for humanity,” said Markus Brunnermeier, an economics professor at Princeton University.
The academy, headed by former head of strategy at Alibaba’s fintech arm, Ant Financial, Dr. Chen Long, will hold regular meetings and recruit additional researchers with different backgrounds to expand the academy’s scope.
During a two-day workshop, the academy’s committee discussed the potential negative impacts that digital technology has on the economy, job replacements, platform governance, the future financial infrastructure, as well as hot topics, such as privacy protection and how to keep the use of data in check. The Academy will produce an annual white paper to present its findings.
“New technologies are revolutionizing economic growth. New platforms keep emerging with innovative operating models. This completely overhauls our understanding on corporations,” said Wei Xiong, a professor of finance at Princeton University.
“As many platform companies are cross-industry, which is a challenge for regulations and laws to keep up, this makes it a long-standing issue in the future,” he added.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

nobel phelps on ali baba way by ying lowrey

My book Mass Flourishing argues that surges in economic activity far more than is recognised on a change in attitudes which finally lead to the unleashing of entrepreneurs and in turn innovation. New or improved products result in the spread of more rewarding work and a sense of flourishing -of personal growth

Professor Lowrey's book, which describes and analyses the remarkable dynamism created by the Alibaba ecosystem, exemplifies my basic themes transported to China's modern age. Rather than the steam engine of the nineteenth century, Alibaba uses information technology to enable mass innovation to flourish. Thanks to this technology "growing by unleashing grassroots entrepreneurship " an be adapted by companies as a new strategy to win markets; it also can become a nation's strategy to improve the lives of its people

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

help us prepare for the greatest poverty alleviation knowledge exchanges
in october aliresearch's lead professor tours best bangladeshi girl empowerment has to offer out of brac and dhaka - please tell us if you have nominations for her visit

big data small tech - bkash
crop science uni
last mile health uni
partnerships in sdg economic zones
end poverty's greatest student cubs dialogue agenda
2019 launch of micrfieducationsummit
20200 back from future partners of maolympics.com tokyo 2020
quarterbillion girls correspondent networks - 100 chinese girl journaalist for humanity; 50 bangladesh girl journalists for humanity - 50 other girls journalists for humanity

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