Ernst-Jan Pfauth is the former Editor in Chief of Internet at NRC Handelsblad, as well as an acclaimed technology author and columnist. He a Ernst-Jan Pfauth is the former Editor in Chief of Internet at NRC Handelsblad, as well as an acclaimed technology author and columnist. He also served as The Next Web’s blog’s first blogger and Editor in Chief, back in 2008. At De Correspondent, Ernst-Jan serves as publisher, fostering the expansion of the platform.
When George Godula from Web2Asia (story here) invited me on a trip to China with bloggers like Robert Scoble, Sam Lawrence, and Shel Israel a few weeks ago, you can imagine I didn’t hesitate for one second. Who doesn’t want to gain a deeper understanding of China 2.0? Spil Games is sponsoring my trip, for which I’d very much like to thank Marc van der Chijs and his team!
But you know what? Mashable and VisualCV might sponsor your trip! None of the full time Mashable bloggers was able to join the China 2.0 trip, so they partnered up with VisualCV.com. Tamar Weinberg writes:
We’re going to send one of our dedicated readers to take the trip. The winner gets their airfare paid for, can post about the trip in their blog (if you have one), post on the official China 2.0 blog and may even get to report back to the Mashable community throughout the week-long trip to China.
The trip is led by The China Business Network and co-organized by Web2Asia and CNReviews, the inaugural China 2.0 Tour is sponsored by Edelman Digital China. The tour leaders are taking an interdisciplinary approach by looking at social media, clean technology, gaming, wireless, and other areas where trends in China will affect markets around the world.
I’ve written quite a bit about China, especially their online video market – which looks like one big soap opera to me. Thus I can’t wait to actually visit the offices of the companies that are building the structures for world’s largest Internet market. And thanks to Mashable and VisualVC, YOU might be able to join me. Check out the Mashable post here.
Update: These bloggers will join the tour as well!
David Feng, @davidfeng, TechBlog86.com
Elliott Ng, @elliottng, CNReviews.com
Sheila Scarborough, @SheilaS, FamilyTravelogue.com
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