Bhubaneswar: Grozip, a startup from Odisha got selected as a startup to participant in the eFounders Fellowship, a programme jointly organized by the Alibaba Business School and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in support of sustainable development and get mentored by Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba and other leaders from Alibaba. It is a proud moment in the startup history of Odisha to represent in the global forum and make Odisha proud!
The objectives of the course are to:
– Identify and select high-potential entrepreneurs/startups who can become industry champions and builders of a new e-commerce ecosystem in their country
– Empower the participants to not only apply the acquired knowledge in their home countries but also mobilize and inspire others to embrace the new economic paradigm and
– Create a local community of e-commerce champions who can support one another moving forward.
The eFounders Fellowship is open for experienced young entrepreneurs who speak English, are interested in online commerce and can contribute to future development. Upon completion of the course, participants are expected to make a commitment to share knowledge gained with their communities. “This will be presided over by Jack Ma himself and leadership team from Alibaba”
Participants were selected through a rigorous application process and are expected to uphold the high standard that led to their selection. These participants are not employees of either the Alibaba Group or the United Nations.