August is typically the month for kicking off a new business cycle. The summer heat is retreating and – where applicable – decision makers return to their desks, full with new ideas they picked up during their holidays. It is no different with our group of eminent speakers who belong to the most-sought speakers for August of this year.Read More →

Marc van der Chijs China’s twitter eauquivalent Sina’s Weibo might very soon pass Twitter in popularity, writes Tudou.com co-founder  Marc van der Chijs on his weblog, although the rest of the world is still largely ignorant about this internet service. Weibo is certainly already miles ahead in terms of functionality.Read More →

Image via Wikipedia China Internet veteran Marc van der Chijs has a thorough look at the already sorrow state of Groupon‘s effort to enter the China market, together with the domestic giant Tencent. Things go from bad to worse. After Van der Chijs describes what has happened till now, heRead More →

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr US investors should be very cautious spending their money on Chinese companies like bookseller Dangdang or video hosting company Youku who have no clear business model or otherwise a hard time to show a profit, warns Shaun Rein in this debate on CNBC. WhileRead More →

Shaun Rein by Fantake via Flickr Derided as the eternal bull on China, Shaun Rein now warns US investors (and others) in Forbes against a dangerous bubble emerging from China: the IPO hype from anything coming from China, including video hosting companies Youku and Tudou. A mania about China hasRead More →

Marc van der Chijs Flickr Tudou, one of China’s largest video hosting companies, is making a surprise move by making the first -made-for-internet soap, explains Marc van der Chijs, co-founder of Tudou, to CNNgo. Not surprisingly, the production wants to reach the 250 younger Chinese at the internet with theRead More →

Kaiser Kuo is an American-born writer, rock musician, technology watcher and cultural commentator. In June 2010 he became director international communication at China’s largest search engine, Baidu.com. Baidu was the first Chinese company to become part of the NASDAQ-100 index. Read More →

Marc van der Chijs arrived last century as an expat for Daimler-Benz, but booked his largest successes as the co-founder of China’s largest video hosting site Tudou and until February 2011 as CEO for the game developer Spil Group Asia. He is now a serial internet entrepreneur and angel investor. He travels from Vancouver, Canada.Read More →