21 Mar '12, 11am

Golden age for foreign entrepreneurs in China is over: Tudou co-founder

Golden age for foreign entrepreneurs in China is over: Tudou co-founder March 21, 2012 by Terence LEE Depending on who you speak to, China is either a dead zone or the land of milk and honey for foreign entrepreneurs who want to set up a new enterprise there. Firmly entrenched in the Avoid China camp is Marc van der Chijs , who, ironically enough, is the founder of Tudou, the second most popular video sharing site in China. It was recently bought over by Youku. “There are less opportunities in China these days; the environment is not so positive anymore,” he says at the sidelines of DEMO Asia , “I’ve been there for 12 years, had a great time. I still love the country. But doing business as a foreigner has become more difficult.” He reached this conclusion after starting a new business called unitedstyles , a site that allow users to design, share and buy their own fashion....

Full article: http://sgentrepreneurs.com/commentary/2012/03/21/golden-a...

Tweets

[VIDEO] Marc Co-founder of Tudou advises foreig...

sgentrepreneurs.com 27 Mar '12, 5am

, where she focuses on early stage investments in technology firms. She has had two exits out of her investments via the f...

Tseng's success at the early age of 23: By Ward Clayton Yani Tseng may be the most successful 23-year-old golfe...

Tseng's success at the early age of 23: By Ward...

lpga.com 22 Mar '12, 1pm

Tseng took over the No. 1 spot in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings on Feb. 14, 2011 and has been in that spot ever si...

How is China changing the world’s hotels?

How is China changing the world’s hotels?

luxuo.com 21 Mar '12, 3pm

This week, InterContinental Hotels announced plans for a China-specific chain which will eventually set up shop outside of...

China is now buyer, not competition, for luxury furniture

China is now buyer, not competition, for luxury...

asiaone.com 21 Mar '12, 5am

By Alex Y. Vergara Philippine Daily Inquirer/Asia News Network Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012 As the Chinese economy morphs from ...

Nature vs. Nurture: Are Social Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

Nature vs. Nurture: Are Social Entrepreneurs Bo...

justmeans.com 20 Mar '12, 3pm

Part 6 of 13 in Wayne Visser's Age of Responsibility Blog Series for 3BL Media. What do Taddy Blecher, Anurag Gupta, Wang ...

Zipcar founder: Sharing cars is just the beginning

Zipcar founder: Sharing cars is just the beginning

greenbiz.com 20 Mar '12, 10am

Resource sharing, it turns out, can get pretty personal. Not only are occasional drivers sharing rental cars via car shari...

@strawberryyt @blueberrywj whoa lol Jumbo Seafood to expand to China, Indonesia #Singapore

@strawberryyt @blueberrywj whoa lol Jumbo Seafo...

soshiok.com 21 Mar '12, 12pm

Gone are the days when Jumbo struggled to survive, the group has since expanded to a size that makes it deserving of its n...

Best places for social entrepreneurs: Singapore...

sgentrepreneurs.com 27 Mar '12, 4am

Two years ago, I was on a trip around the world with one of my mentors. He was consulting; I was trying to determine where...

Esedo.co .CO; Corporation, Commerce, Company,...

namedrive.com 21 Mar '12, 5pm

¿Cómo me registro en NDX Market? ¿Cómo puedo añadir dominios a NDX Market? ¿Cuándo está realmente vendido o comprado mi do...

Enhance Your Analytics with Age and Gender Demo...

seomoz.org 21 Mar '12, 4pm

determine Gender from the First Name of your users. So even if you are not asking for gender in your registration form, yo...

The Lovewright Co. Roaster Collection: The Lovewright Co. is a southern California-based lifestyle brand that’s

The Lovewright Co. Roaster Collection: The Love...

dearcoffeeiloveyou.com 20 Mar '12, 5pm

The Lovewright Co. is a southern California-based lifestyle brand that’s teamed up with Jyumoku , another California based...

Wild (and baseless) online rumours of a coup in #China sweep Beijing #AFP

Wild (and baseless) online rumours of a coup in...

channelnewsasia.com 22 Mar '12, 7am

BEIJING: Groundless rumours of a coup that have swept Beijing in recent days are a sign of nervousness after the sacking o...

Blog Archive » A Singapore Connection for two foreign artists

Blog Archive » A Singapore Connection for two f...

yesterday.sg 01 Apr '12, 3am

is showcasing North American artists Ms. Nadia Bertrand ’s and Ms. Janette Maxey ’s debut and joint art exhibition in Sing...

Founder of the Slow Money Alliance Tries to Remind Investors of a Place Called

Founder of the Slow Money Alliance Tries to Rem...

earthisland.org 22 Mar '12, 8pm

Absolutely. What we’re doing is really interesting because it’s focused on one sector – the food system and small food ent...

Allow 100% Foreign Investment in Defense: India...

defensenews.com 23 Mar '12, 4pm

NEW DELHI — Indian industry has called for raising the limit on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the defense sector from...