Foreigners have always been leaving China, but every now and then a high-profile departure hits the headlines. In CNN formerly Shanghai-based entrepreneur Marc van der Chijs explains why he left for Vancouver, Canada.Read More →

“Yes, it felt weird,” summerizes Tudou-founder Marc van der Chijs the decision in March to merge with rival Youku, the numbers one and two on China’s competitive video hosting market. But it was the right way to go forward, he tells The Pandodaily. Read More →

We noted already in April the storm of news coming over us, May has not been different. The fall out of the Bo Xilai case, a anti-foreigner drive in Beijing, bringing CCTV anchor Yang Rui in the limelight. And two of our speakers, Shaun Rein and Tom Doctoroff are in the middle of the promotion campaign of what promises to be two bestsellers on China.Read More →

Raising your first capital was a major challenge when serial entrepreneur Marc van der Chijs started Tudou, one of China’s largest video hosting firms. He works now as an angle investor and is happy to see startups have it much easier to get first funding, he tells Gary Yau-Chan of Renselaer in China. Read More →

Marc van der Chijs might be a serial entrepreneur in Shanghai, the co-founder of the successful video hosting firm Tudou, but China is nowadays not offering the climate a start-up company needs, he tells in “If I set up a business today, it won’t be in China,” he says.Read More →