Gateway 17 Buzz

See what the global business community was talking about in Detroit in June.


Alibaba founder Jack Ma on CNBC

“In the next 30 years the domestic demand and power of China is going to drive millions of small businesses globally.”

– Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma

Interview with Gerber CEO

“One of the most important decisions you make is who you choose to partner with.”

– Gerber CEO Bill Partyka

Martha Stewart on Alibaba

“The tables are turning. China’s per capita income is growing and they would like to have American-made products.”

– Martha Stewart

Alibaba Takes Job Push To Detroit

Alibaba President Michael Evans talks with CNN about the role small businesses will play in the global economy.

Alibaba goes to Detroit to woo 
small businesses

Yahoo Finance discusses Alibaba’s impact on American small businesses.

Alibaba Links Entrepreneurs With China

Jack Ma draws distinction between Alibaba and Amazon, saying, “We are not an ecommerce company, we help others to become ecommerce companies.”


3,000 attendees take Detroit by storm at Gateway ’17

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Gateway ’17 shows path to China’s potential for Western small businesses

Conference aims to simplify the process of connecting sellers with the exploding market in China

Gateway ’17 aims to educate attendees on how to grow their businesses and go global.