Starting “Open Office Hours” to Connect Better

In business by Michael Michelini3 Comments

As I have been working on my latest venture, Social Agent, one huge difference from previous was the mentorship and feedback I have gotten along the way. From Shanghai to Shenzhen, to Hong Kong then Dalian, Beijing, back to Shanghai. Phone calls, mentor meetings, focus groups. My brain is on overload. An awesome person I have been able to connect …

Go Shenzhen! Generator 1.0 Product Maker Conference this Saturday Jan 26

In china business by Michael Michelini0 Comments

So excited to see so many startup and entrepreneur events in the PRD (pearl river delta). seriously the past couple years I have witnessed co-working spaces, startup cafes, startup weekends, hackerspaces. Its awesome. I am more into the web / software rather than the hardware, but always support all entrepreneurship activities! My friends at Seeed Studio and Haxlr8r are pulling …

4th Shenzhen Startup Weekend Rocked! All about teamwork

In china business by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Couple days have passed since this past weekend’s Shenzhen startup weekend, our 4th official in this city. Over 110 participants, amazing energy and passion, and keeping up with the mission of the Startup weekend NGO – inspiring entrepreneurship. We had mentors from Hong Kong, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen – with experiences in tech + business, marketing, sales, and business model generation. …

Rockin’ into 2013! Startup Weekend Shenzhen, Jan 18-20

In china business by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Lets kick off the Shenzhen startup scene with a bang! Startup weekend is gonna happen just before Chinese New Years on the weekend of Jan 18 to 20th here in Shenzhen, China! The last one was less than a couple months ago, but based on huge demand and some great venue choices, the guys at 3W startup cafe really want …

Looking to 2013

In china business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

The start of a new year is exciting to everyone. Just like the beginning of a new day, a new week, its another chance. We think of the previous time, think of where we are in life, and make plans for our future year. For me, I think back to my 5 years in China / Asia / entrepreneurship, and …