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Alibaba IPO: Coverage From Fast Company

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Wall Street, start your engines: After months of anticipation, the biggest tech IPO of the year—and perhaps of all time—has finally arrived. On Tuesday Alibaba, the Hangzhou-based e-commerce company that dwarfs rivals like Amazon and eBay, filed for an initial public offering in New York.

The event marks a tipping point for China's economy as it matures beyond manufacturing and serves as a harbinger of the increasingly global nature of the sectors in which Alibaba operates, from retail to payments. It also has significant implications for Yahoo, which has struggled to grow outside of its 24% stake. 

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