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Marc van der Chijs
Worked at Tudou.com
Attended Stedelijk Gymnasium, Arnhem
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Finally you can also see how polluted the air in Shanghai really is, thanks to hourly tweets from a device set up by the US Consulate in downtown Shanghai!
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I spoke at this event last week in The Netherlands. Excellent conference and great the a company like Ricoh took the initiative to organize this. Short compilation of the conference, I am also in it (after about 1:30 min I think).
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UnitedStyles was one of the finalists of TechCrunch Disrupt in Beijing today. This is a short demo of our main features that we showed on stage. Check it out & of course also check us out at http://www.unitedstyles.com
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The design in 3D looks very good!
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Very busy week ahead. Plan to stay off Google+, FB and Twitter for a couple of days.
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I need to do the same, but at the same time I running some services here, so I can't!
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Typhoon Mufia might be on its way to Shanghai... At least it will bring some relief from the Shanghai summer heat.
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Some nice weather possibly heading our way.
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Wow, that does not look good at all. Time to buy a new umbrella I guess.
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After not being on Google+ for a week I realise a lot of my friends have started posting here instead of (or next to) Facebook. I am a bit behind in adding friends here, should spend some time on that over the next days.
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Half of spil-nl crew is on here already
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Part of interview that Sarah Lacy did with Rogeer McNamee about what Zynga should do with its $1.8 billion in cash. He gets it when he says "(they will) buy things that are not so beholden to Facebook". Fully agree, that's the biggest weakness of Zynga, their Zynga.com strategy seems to be a failure and they are still completely rely on Facebook.
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I experienced a lot of things over the past 16 years of business travel all over the world, but what happened today for sure makes it into the top 3 of strange experiences. Welcome to Russia!
http://www.marc.cn/2011/11/locked-up-in-a-russian-hotel-prison-because-of-my-iphone.html
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Pretty rough - I guess you feel really welcome, don't you. : ) LOL.
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Exciting day ahead in NYC for the Tudou IPO! Picture: Gary doing his first TV interview of the day at the NASDAQ. I happened to run by there and saw him sitting in the glass studio on Times Square with a wall covered with Tudou logos behind him.
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Congrats Marc!
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Excellent piece on O'Reilly Radar about what Google+ could become: the social backbone of the Internet. Something Facebook can never be because of it's walled garden approach and the asymmetry of its friending system. Next to that for Google owning the social graph is not essential for its core business. They even have an incentive to open up as much as possible so that they can better organize the world's data. I am quite excited about this!
(Link via +Robbert van Os )
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With the exception of 25-50% of the world without access for many different reasons. But, yes I agree google will easily have the numbers to beat facebook and twitter both.
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Bye bye iPhone4, I will miss you...
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If you wont replace the glass I will ! Pay it forward ? :D
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Partner at CrossPacific Capital Partners (XPCP)
Employment
  • Tudou.com
    Co-Founder/Board Member, 2004 - 2010
  • unitedstyles.com
    Co-Founder, 2010 - 2012
  • Spil Games Asia
    CEO, 2006 - 2011
  • Daimler
    1996 - 2002
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Dutch serial entrepreneur in China turned VC in Canada
Introduction
Former Dutch serial entrepreneur and angel investor in Shanghai, where I set up and led Spil Games operations in Asia (2006-2011), co-founder of China's leading video site Tudou.com and co-founder of customized online fashion site unitedstyles.com. I like to make ideas into companies, either by doing it myself or by inspiring others to do it. In 2013 I moved to Vancouver (Canada) to become a venture capitalist at CrossPacific Capital Partners.

Loves endurance sports (running, mountain biking), traveling and good food & wine.

Married with Grace, we have two kids, Scott & Elaine


Education
  • Stedelijk Gymnasium, Arnhem
  • Jan van Arkel, Hardenberg
  • Brooks County High School, Quitman, GA
  • Valdosta High School, Valdosta, GA
  • Maastricht University
  • Universite Pierre-Mendes France, Grenoble
  • Beijing Foreign Studies University