YouTube founder Chen Shijun: entrepreneurship is doing the right thing at the right time
opened the world’s largest video site YouTube Chinese boy Chen Shijun’s story is very exciting, it slowly. With 20 earned $13 billion: YouTube founder Chen Shijun autobiography, we summed up the entrepreneurial path of Chen Shijun.
first phase: work is more urgent, six months can not graduate, such as
in Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurial history, the release of YouTube to activate the "video sharing" of the potential network demand, then created a "video communication" and "social video" and "video marketing" and a series of new Internet lifestyle. Put the video site YouTube sold, thus becoming a "billionaire" that year, Chen Shijun 28 years old.
Chen Shijun was born on August 1978 in Taiwan Chinese, childhood love with computer, primary school grade 6: write the first program of your life. Enter the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (computer professionals in the United States ranked in the top 5), and all computer enthusiasts Association, the normal school behind. But the temptation to work in Silicon Valley, although only half a year away from graduation, decided to drop out of employment, joined the venture less than 1 years of PayPal.
Chen Shijun said: I dropped out of school in the last semester, others are out of business, I was in the case of drop out of employment, because of the Silicon Valley job opportunities are too attractive." Join the PayPal in addition to personal interest, largely on the relationship between students trust, there is a young. Many of us are too rational thinking, finally become indecisive,.
if not hurried to the PayPal work, do not say 3 years can not become a millionaire, also found no future business partner may also stand to technology on tidal wave. From this point of view, the drop out of employment for Chen Shijun is a necessary basis for the future of high-profile life.
of course, objectively speaking, Chen Shijun quit his job in his environment, the courage required much smaller than us.
second stage: Entrepreneurship more urgent, high paying jobs can not stay
Chen Shijun is lucky to join the PayPal company successfully listed, he has become a millionaire. To enjoy the fruits of lucky Chen Shijun is listed, more fortunate is met his future business partner Chad · hurley. Chad · PayPal Hurley is the only designer early, he is the company logo design company adopted by PayPal and has been used.
Chen Shijun said: in February 2002, PayPal listed on the Nasdaq, not only let us become millionaires, but also let us build their own circle of friends, in Silicon Valley root". Because of their own with Chad Hurley and Judd &m> ·