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.
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.
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 SGentrepreneurs.com. “If I set up a business today, it won’t be in China,” he says.