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Mǎ Huàténg
Born (1971-10-29) October 29, 1971 (age 45)
Chaoyang District, Shantou, Shantou, Guangdong, China
Residence Shenzhen, Guangdong
Nationality Chinese
Alma mater Shenzhen University
Occupation Chairman of Tencent
Net worth US$23.9 billion (November 2016)[1]
Spouse(s) Wáng Dāntíng (王丹婷)
Children one

I think Steve Jobs is my idol.
A Central Bank official said that Q-coin did not affect the renminbi; it adds vibrancy to the economy.
Ma Huateng
The leader of the market today may not necessarily be the leader tomorrow.
Look at Microsoft, Google, and Facebook. They have all entered many sectors, and actually, in many of those sectors, they weren't as early as Tencent.
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My biggest crisis is that I don't understand what young people like.
Wealth won't give you satisfaction; creating a good product that's well received by users is what matters most.
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In America, when you bring an idea to market, you usually have several months before competition pops up, allowing you to capture significant market share. In China, you can have hundreds of competitors within the first hours of going live. Ideas are not important in China – execution is.
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There should be order if the development of the cyber world is to be sustainable.
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It's difficult for any single company to develop all the applications and services.
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On all open platforms, regardless of whether it's Facebook or the Apple App Store, the largest segment is entertainment and games. It's the largest revenue segment. And it's the same for Tencent.
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If you ask me what I worry about every morning when I wake up, it's that I don't understand future mainstream Internet users' habits.
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At Tencent, we may be businessmen, but we are still chasing our IT, our science. We are still striving to create something really cool, trying to create things we couldn't even imagine without our new technologies. I am still clinging to this enthusiasm.
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When I was little, I wanted to be an astronomer, but that didn't happen.
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I think every Internet user likes personalization.
You need to have extraordinary wisdom to be the forerunner.