Jack Ma to train tech entrepreneurs in Indonesia

An adviser to the Indonesian government on e-commerce and executive chairman of China’s Alibaba Group Holding, Jack Ma, plans to open an institute to train thousands of tech entrepreneurs in Indonesia.

“We’re giving a lot of opportunities for young Indonesian people to learn,”

Ma told reporters after meeting Indonesian ministers on the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings being hosted by Indonesia.

Ma did not reveal any launch date of Jack Ma Institute of Entrepreneurs, but assured that the aim is to train 1,000 tech leaders a year over the next 10 years.

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