Quick IT huddle in Hong Kong before heading to Dalian

In hong kong business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Life, as always, is moving so quickly. Building up an IT team and plan for Weibo agent at the China accelerator that starts this Wednesday in Dalian, China. Some of the team is not yet ready to come to Dalian for the first stage, so we all got together this weekend in Hong Kong. Jimmy flew in from Singapore to …

Going to be Incubated! @WeiboAgent is in next class at @Chinaccelerator

In china business by Michael Michelini9 Comments

The road has been totally unpredictable. As I live out of my suitcase bouncing around USA and China, startup weekends, consulting, networking – I try to make the most of every situation I’m given. And of course be creative. Its almost like a character from the X-Men movie, somehow feeling like a strange mutant floating around in a world where …

Speaking on English Social Media Tips for a Chinese Startup, Shenzhen’s 3W Cafe, July 26

In china business by Michael Michelini1 Comment

Been quiet lately from events and blogging, but I’m excited to check out the newly opened Shenzhen, China 3W internet startup cafe and speak on tips for English social media for a Chinese startups and entreprenuers. Spent this morning (Tuesday at Tencent HQ to meet the organizers and we came up with this topic, and have been last minute promoting …

Been Busy Building a Startup Team for Weibo Agent

In china business, social media by Michael Michelini4 Comments

I’ve been behind on blogging lately, friends all been asking me whats up. Since I came back from Shanghai last week, I have been totally submerged into focusing all my time into Weibo Agent startup. I have been looking for the right thing to focus on, and I have been spending the first half of this year making hard choices …

Charting My Happiness Over Time

In china business, motivation by Michael Michelini0 Comments

While in Shanghai, I had a mentor meetup with Liu Yan from Xin Dan Wei coworking community. The meeting was about how to be a good mentor, how to listen, re-iterate, validate and confirm, paraphrase, and give empathy. A great session and the community there is amazing and supportive! To open the meeting, we were all given a piece of …

Shanghai is Full of China Marketing Opportunities!

In china business by Michael Michelini6 Comments

Been in Shanghai, China now for a bit over 2 weeks now (arrived Monday, June 18) and, like usual, I have overbooked and over extended myself. And still there are more people to see and business to do! I love the hustle. And Shanghai has plenty of hustle to offer, for those that can keep up! I’m so exhausted typing …