The History of Alibaba in Photos

[img src=]4710Some of Alibaba’s founders gathered at the Great Wall. Jack Ma and other founders vowed to build a company that would make all the Chinese be proud of. (1998)
[img src=]3240Early start of the entrepreneurship at Lakeside Garden (1999)
[img src=]2740Early start of the entrepreneurship at Lakeside Garden (1999)
[img src=]2451Early start of the entrepreneurship at Lakeside Garden (1999)
[img src=]2360Entrepreneurial team gathering at Lakeside Garden (1999)
[img src=]2480Jack Ma and Cai Chongxin traveling in a boat on the Westlake (1999)
[img src=]2121Jack Ma and Cai Chongxin announced, at the first time, the establishment of Alibaba at a press conference in Hong Kong. (1999)
[img src=]2350Alibaba attending the Canton Fair (1999)
[img src=]2180Alibaba’s press conference in Beijing (1999)
[img src=]2110Jack Ma having a meeting at Lakeside Garden during the early start of the entrepreneurship (2000)
[img src=]2000Alibaba’s first anniversary and the China headquarter establishment celebration (2000)
[img src=]2060Jack Ma was taking an interview. (2000)
[img src=]1870The first Westlake Swordfight (2000)
[img src=]1710The first Westlake Swordfight (2000)
[img src=]1830Jack Ma, Chai Songyue, the former Zhejiang Province governor, and Zhang Chaoyang, the CEO of Sohu, Inc. met at the Westlake. (2000)
[img src=]1710Jack Ma showed his chess skills in the boat on the Qian Dao Lake during company’s outing. (2001)
[img src=]1702The company accomplished the goal of earning one RMB during the whole year. Wu Jiong and Cai Chongxin were putting the first RMB into an envelope in the finance office. (2002)
[img src=]1520Staff photo at the early establishment of Alipay (2003)
[img src=]1690The “handstand” culture in Taobao (2003)
[img src=]1560The “handstand” culture in Taobao (2003)
[img src=]1590The “handstand” culture in Taobao (2003)
[img src=]1540The First Session of Chinese E-traders Conference (2004)
[img src=]1400After moving from Hua Xing, the Human Resource Office became much bigger. (2004)
[img src=]1460The first group of 37 staff who have been working for Alibaba for 5 years (2004)
[img src=]1410Alibaba’s 5th anniversary (2004)
[img src=]1240Alipay’s partnership with the film A World without Thieves (2005)
[img src=]1310Alibaba attending the 97th Canton Fair (2005)
[img src=]1290After the 5th Westlake Swordfight, Jack Ma accompanied the former U.S. President Bill Clinton to visit the Westlake.
[img src=]1310After the 5th Westlake Swordfight, Jack Ma took photos with the guests. (2005)
[img src=]1370Alibaba’s group wedding (2006)
[img src=]1530Jack Ma and the founder of Amazon Jeff Bezos took a picture at The 3rd International Web 2.0 Conference which was hosted in San Francisco in the United States. (2006)
[img src=]1350The coverage of one Alibaba’s greeting card. (2007)
[img src=]1250Alibaba’s software had a strategic cooperation with Microsoft Corporation. (2007)
[img src=]1210Jack Ma at the 2007 APEC Conference (2007)
[img src=]1110Jack Ma at the 2007 APEC Conference (2007)
[img src=]1251Jack Ma was on the authoritative finance and economics magazine, Fortune Magazine’s, coverage. (2007)
[img src=]1210The Ten Years’ Journey and Hundred Years’ Alibaba Celebration (2009)
[img src=]1010The Ten Years’ Journey and Hundred Years’ Alibaba Celebration (2009)
[img src=]1160Alibaba's "Double Eleven" Promotion (2013)
[img src=]1342Alibaba's "Double Eleven" Promotion (2013)