JD.com goes live as founder becomes Internet Billionaire


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Liu joined forces with another Billionaire, Pony Ma of Tencent to fight the battle against Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent.

Tencent owns 15 percent stake in JD.com which was purchased for $215 million. JD.com shares is priced at $19 apiece making it’s value around $26 billion.

JD.com runs more like Amazon where they will sell goods directly to people in China while Alibaba is more like an Ebay.

via Business Week

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