Saturday, May 26, 2007

Back from Japan

All good things have an end. My travel to Japan with my fellow HEC students is over.

is a great country. Now i understand why Japan is the 2nd world power : They have a business (industrial) god!!! Regarding the japaneses, there is not so much individuality (it seems) in their attitude but they are very fashion. They use cellphones intensively like no others. If I had to define the country I would have selected those following words : Sushi, Video Games, Anime, Mobile & Karaoke. I visited Nagoya, Osaka, Kyoto, Tokyo...

As the differences with US & EU are very strong, now I understand why Google, Ebay... have so much difficulties in Asia... Battle between Asian and US actors will be hard in the next coming years...

Now I'm back and it was the occasion for me to deliver my first conference at IIM on friday morning. This to share with 60 students on Internet industry, on their ambition / passion for Internet, Animation and video games industries... I found it very pleasant to try to transmit some messages that were key factors for myself, to interested students. Thanks for their attention.

Monday, May 07, 2007

11 days to discover Japan

I'm happy to take some days out of the country in order to discover Japan during 11 days.
I've always dream to do that (i used to be a gamer :) )

I'll be back on May the 18th.

Friday, May 04, 2007

Microsoft May acquire Yahoo! for 50B $

I simply don't understand how it could work...
Don't you?

Basically i see the value for Microsoft but I don't understand why Yahoo! is considering it. It will make more redundancy (Y! has it already... ) Anyway we'll see if they'll make it this time, the stock took 18% :)