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New business accelerator--format TV show, brought you by Alibaba.com

Discussion in 'Supplier Discussion' started by Alibaba, Dec 2, 2016.

Is this a show you'd be interested in watching?

Poll closed Mar 2, 2017.
  1. Yes

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  2. No

    1 vote(s)
    33.3%
  1. Alibaba

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    Show real world stories in an authentic way, through a business accelerator format and reflecting the Alibaba value.
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    Alibaba.com an expert in small and medium business e-commerce has teamed up with CNBC the world's leading business and financial news network, to create a brand new business entertainment show Pop Up Start Up which debuts on December 16th.

    The series will follow twelve aspiring manufacturing entrepreneurs who go head to head to win a £20,000 cash prize. In each episode, two candidates are given seed money and challenged to mass produce and sell their products in a pop up shop. Expert mentors and judges including branding guru Rita Clifton CBE, pop up pioneer Roger Wade and Pete Wild from Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, provide guidance and advice to the contestants on how to manufacture, import, market and sell the products. The contestant who makes the most profit each week wins the £20,000 prize.

    The six part series debuts on CNBC International (Sky Channel 505, Free Sat 201, Virgin Media 613) on 16th December at 22.00 GMT.

    Free to watch on https://www.alibaba.com/popupstartup



    About Pop Up Start Up
    "Pop-up Startup" is an exciting, si:XP:art reality series with a competitive, international B2B trade theme. Each episode features two entrepreneurs who will go head-to-head, demonstrating their business prowess to win prizes. Contestants will receive a given amount of seed capital to source online for products and open their own stores in the United Kingdom. The show shines light on sourcing products from China, and demonstrates a variety of strategies employed by British entrepreneurs with a successful history of developing businesses in new markets by capitalizing on opportunities made possible by Alibaba.com.

    About Alibaba.com
    Alibaba.com is Alibaba Group's first business unit. It has become the leading wholesale marketplace for global trade. Buyers on Alibaba.com are located in over 200 countries and regions all over the world, and they are typically trade agents, wholesalers, retailers, manufacturers and SMEs active in import and export.
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    Tune in to Sky Channel 505 and Virgin Media 613 for the #PopUpStartUp premiere, this Friday night at 10pm GMT only on CNBC International. For more global online trade insights visit https://www.alibaba.com/popupstartup
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