The China unit of WeWork’s accelerator-type program WeWork Labs and Alibaba’s cloud computing arm Alibaba Cloud have inked a partnership to support entrepreneurs grow their businesses both in Greater China and overseas.

Under the new arrangement, the two parties will introduce eight co-branded labs spaces across the country in 2019 in cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Shenzhen.

Li Zhongyu, manager of Alibaba Cloud Innovation Incubation Department said Alibaba Cloud will provide technology and entrepreneurial support to WeWork Labs across e-commerce, fintech, logistics, healthcare, entertainment, and more.

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Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.