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"Crocodile in the Yangtze" (The Alibaba Story)

2014 is a year that promises to be rewarding for the Nigerian Technology and Business Ecosystems in terms of growth and providing solutions for Nigerians at large. And to kick off the year,

The Konga.com team in collaboration with Porter Erisman will like to invite you to the screening of the award-winning independent documentary “Crocodile in the Yangtze”; The Alibaba story, at the Ozone Cinemas, Yaba Lagos.

This award-winning independent film/documentary follows China’s first Internet entrepreneur and former English teacher Jack Ma, as he grows Alibaba from a small apartment business into China’s first global Internet company, while battling and beating eBay in China along the way.

The film has been screened in 11 locations around the world, and chronicles the work experience of the Movie Producer and Director, Porter Erisman with Alibaba.com, where he worked for eight years and for the first time, will make the documentary available for screening in Nigeria and Africa, which is home to many internet Startups. Crocodile in the Yangtze captures the emotional ups and downs of life in a Chinese Internet startup company at a time when the Internet brought China face-to-face with the West.

There will be an introduction of the film by the CEO of Konga.com, Sim Shagaya, followed by a Q&A session with Porter Erisman, Producer & Director of the documentary. A post- movie roundup by a special guest will follow thereafter.

Tickets will be sold for N500 purchase here>> Konga.com (Limited tickets available) with all ticket proceeds donated to the Yaba Police Station for Internet access provision. There will also be 5 free tickets given out to students from the departments of Computer Science, Engineering Department in the University of Lagos, and the Co-Creation Hub, Lagos (CChub).

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