Alibaba a global force to reackon in the realms of technology has through its e-Founders initiative been able pump a new life to the Rwandan business atmosphere. A select group of 25 Rwandese entrepreneurs attended its entrepreneurship training session in Guangzhou, China. These delegates such as Diascore shikama AgriGo proprietor, appreciated the timely training and hopes to plough back the new ideas into the Rwandan economy and African continent at large.
Paola Kirezi an associate of Mergims a Rwandese tech company was in attendance as well and is equally eager to disseminate her newly gained knowledge amongst her African counterparts to help them better utilize e-commerce opportunities. The tech giant Alibaba is has over 400 million active users across various platforms and has so far revolutionized China’s digital business outlook and has been striving to make a social-economic upgrade for many underprivileged people through its diverse platforms.
Pikkostores a Rwandese online superstore had its representatives at the business training summit. Jack Ma co-founder of the Alibaba group that hosted the event is the UNCTD special advisor for youth entrepreneurship development, in partnership with this branch of the United Nations the eFounders initiative was born. Ma has taken a step forward to help develop the African e-commerce landscape by empowering budding African entrepreneurs. This initiative has a two week intensive business training and will continue to give African entreprenuers a platform to learn from the kings of the e-commerce trade.