Motivated! Cleaning up my Dalian Desk, preparing for Beijing!

In china business by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Sunday, the day I always get tons of work done. Making my week plan, catching up on emails, few phone calls. Also, realizing I will be heading to Beijing in a couple days (decided to leave on Wednesday night overnight train) – going to get to Beijing a bit earlier before Tuesday’s Chinaccelerator demo day. More changes, more moving! Life …

Pushing it! 12 days til Chinaccelerator Demo Day in Beijing Oct 30

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Feels like I’m graduating college again or something! And wow, its been 90 days already since I started this Chinaccelerator program. Its been a wild rollercoaster (yes GOAT – geeks on a train, but also generally w/ the startup highs and lows) and all the teams here are working day and night to finish product development, customer validation, and demo …

Chinese E-commerce Annual Meeting Nov 9-10

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All these events are happening in Shenzhen once I’m done w/ this Chinaccelerator! This is the exact same weekend as the Shenzhen startupweekend, but I will try my best to stop by on Saturday the 10th to see my old hero meets hero e-commerce friends (and high level executives). Again, this is a massive Chinese e-commerce group, and the event …

Preparing to Return to Shenzhen for Startup weekend, Nov 9-11

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Been up in Dalian, China for almost the full 3 months in Chinaccelerator, demo day is in 15 days…but I haven’t totally forgotten about Shenzhen! The organizing team of Shenzhen startupweekend (Kawai, Nik, and myself) are back at it, and GEW (global entrepreneurship week) is also at that time (the weekend of Nov 9-11 and Nov 16-18) Here are the …

Focus, Do 1 Thing, Pressure to Succeed

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Been a long road, but I think some of my mistakes in life have been trying to do too many things at the same time. I will use this Sunday evening (liking to blog on Sunday evenings) to go through how in my lifetime, I have never really been focused on 1 thing, and maybe relate this to others also …

Bungee Jumping in China! Needed that Rush!

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YOLO (you only live once) I have never been bungee jumping, and adding the extra risk of doing it in China, why not! What started as a normal Sunday afternoon, I went to a late lunch w/ Mark + YunChung and then decided it was such a nice day out to go for a walk (instead of working in the …