Chinese SEO Conference, GOMX, May 29-30 in Wuxi City

In china business, china seo by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Its that time of year again! Conferences in the spring pop up like crazy in China – and for the past 5 years I have been going to a Xiamen based event groups – TimeV – which has been the largest Chinese internet event each year. This year, they will move the location to Wuxi city, about 1 hour train …

Still Digesting a Hyper Shanghai Trip!

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Back in Shenzhen now for about a day – resting up for one of the most hyper-active Shanghai business trips I’ve been on! And digesting (as mentioned in this blog title) means I did eat chicken and am still in good health (for those who aren’t aware, there is a H7N9 scare in Shanghai now). But I did have some …

Shanghai Travel Plans – April 17 to 29th

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“on the road again”, then again, was I never “not on the road”? This is why I don’t see myself ever renting a really nice apartment….seriously, I am always on the move! But I love it – love the hustle – no matter how exhausting it may be – sincerely enjoy meeting people Wednesday April 17 – Next Step Shanghai …

Steve Jobs Talks on the Meaning of Life. Poke Life!

In business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

I love Sundays, its when I motivate myself for the week ahead. Think about what happened last week, and make an outline of the days ahead and the goals to accomplish. Steve Jobs, every entrepreneur admires the legacy he left behind. I recently found a video (youtube link and Chinese youku video here that truly inspired me. I know a …

Shenzhen Startup Demo + Team Building Insanity!

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More intense startup life here – after returning to Shenzhen from Echelon Hong Kong with Dan (which, was a VERY late night missing the Shenzhen Bay border crossing, taking Huanggong border and arriving back about 1:30am) – the rest of the week catching up in Shenzhen after travels in Singapore and Hong Kong! Also prepared for our 3rd public pitch …

More Startup Pitching! Echelon Satellite Hong Kong

In hong kong business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

3 pitches in 1 week, talk about intense, last week we went to Singapore to pitch at Startup Asia, today in Hong Kong for this Echelon, and then this Friday for a Shenzhen Innovalley pitch to hundreds of Chinese investors and entrepreneurs! After these 3 pitches, our startup will definitely be on the map! The full details of the Hong …

Amazing Experience At Startup Asia in Singapore!

In startup by Michael Michelini6 Comments

Saturday afternoon typing this from a casino lobby in the Resort world, Singapore. So much moneyflow in this city! My first time to Singapore, and man was it an amazing, fast-paced 3 day excursion. I wanted to announce earlier that I was attending / pitching, but the startups selected to pitch at Startup Arena (Tech In Asia’s pitch competition) had …

Turning 32 – Another year in China

In family friends by Michael Michelini6 Comments

Birthdays are kinda like New Years Day – reflecting on the past year and looking forward to the next. My focus has gotten much sharper – and I am excited for my 32nd year on this earth. My birthday last year I was going to a ton of events, e-commerce and startups, and doing a bunch of full service consulting …