Startup Weekend PRD Mania: Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shenzhen

In startup by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Startup weekend is really picking up (finally), in China! And 3 of them all almost back to back here in the PRD (Pearl River Delta) This past weekend Guangzhou had their 2nd startup weekend (1st was way back in May 2012) and a local organizing team has really picked it up and ran with it! Check out http://guangzhou.startupweekend.org for the …

Crankin’ out a Podcast – “Global From Asia” (GFA): International Business via Hong Kong

In hong kong business by Michael Michelini4 Comments

As a direct result from this past weekend’s Dynamitecircle.com yearly DCBKK meetup, I’m finally gonna execute and start my first podcast (radio) channel – titled “Global From Asia: International Business via Hong Kong“. I know, I know, where will I get the time for this? Well, I am going to try my best to schedule maybe Sunday or Monday morning …

Amazing #DCBKK Bangkok: Time to Step up My Game – Turn Pressure into Action!

In business by Michael Michelini8 Comments

Sitting at the Bangkok Airport writing this up…mind is still spinning from ideas and motivation from this past weekend’s Dynamite Circle Bangkok (DCBKK) yearly conference. My life is already undergoing massive changes with my wedding coming up, baby on the way, and startup Social Agent taking shape. This conference just helped re-ignite my passion for the internet, blogging, and will …

Gonna be a Daddy! Found out while in Japan!

In family friends by Michael Michelini25 Comments

Life is really moving in the fast lane! Both in personal and in startup life, and in travel! As many now know, I got engaged and will have a wedding ceremony Jan 11, 2013 in Shenzhen, China. Also a USA trip afterwards. Currently took a 3 day trip to Okinawa, Japan for a startupweekend.jp ROSA (Regional Organizer Summit for Asia) …

Planning Much Overdue USA trip: Jan 17 to Feb 19, 2014

In china business, usa by Michael Michelini4 Comments

Haven’t been to America since 2012 (went 2 times, once in Aug 2012 for sister’s wedding, and May 2012 for Startup Weekend Seattle / west coast) and 2011 that I was in the east coast of USA! So seems all of this year, 2013, I won’t have been to America once…not the first full year overseas, but still something worth …

Heading to Bangkok! – Dynamite Circle Mastermind #DCBKK Oct 18-20

In business by Michael Michelini9 Comments

I’ve had my head buried in work w/ Social Agent locked up here in China for months – its about time I go out and network! I have always loved what Dan Andrews and the guys at TropicalMBA.com have been doing – having attended their first Tropical MBA meetup back in June 2011 (wow how time flies!), and I missed …

Chinese National Holiday & More Passport Visa Realities

In china business by Michael Michelini7 Comments

I know most people outside of China aren’t aware of the Chinese holidays but the past couple weeks have been back-to-back holidays Mid autumn festival (mooncakes) was 2 weeks ago (went up to Beijing and then Shenyang) Workweek started again last Sunday for 3 days and then back to another holiday starting Wednesday Wangxia and I had a trip to …