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Hyper-Fast Memory Lane in Hartford, Connecticut

In usa by Michael Michelini1 Comment

Nice to see Everyone, but so quick! Like a world wind tour – on this USA tour I am on I booked a few days in the city I was born and raised – Hartford, Connecticut. Also was nice that it worked out to be during Chinese New Years week – so the emails and workflow slowed down a little …

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1st Week of our USA Roadtrip

In business by Michael Michelini5 Comments

Typing this in the passenger side of Attila’s van this Tuesday morning about 9am local time. Day 5 being back in USA, and day 2 of the road trip. Been piecing together this blog post over the last few days – definitely the adventure we were expecting. Blogging less as I’m doing tons of video, as well as weekly podcast …

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Wedding Recap & Pics

In family friends by Michael Michelini16 Comments

I feel like my blog has definitely spun to be more personal than business lately, but I promise to add more business like posts now that the wedding insanity is behind us. Weddings I imagine are always stressful. For me, that Saturday last weekend, was also extremely stressful. I think the main concern / worry is “what other people will …

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2 Amazing Tools to Help Me Prepare for An Amazing 2014

In motivation by Michael Michelini8 Comments

Every 365 days everyone gets excited for another year for the books and another year to start. A clean slate. I believe life is all about learning about oneself, what he/she likes and is good at, and the people he or she wants to spend their time with. I do believe I’ve gotten better at controlling my life and my …

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2013 Year in Review

In business by Michael Michelini3 Comments

Remember last Christmas in Beijing eating pizza with my soon to be wife Wendy wondering if I (we) would live in Beijing or Shenzhen or Shanghai! Wow, how fast a year can pass! That location decision ended up being Shenzhen – mainly because my tech co-founder and other team members were primarily in Hong Kong (and Hong Kong cost of …

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6 Months Before I’m a Father, Again Reinventing Myself

In business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

It’s Saturday night – I skipped out on a wine and cheese networking event – have been much less social than usual. But much more focused. I feel its what some would consider “re-inventing”, or maybe others would call maturing. Others maybe growing as a human being. I’m embracing it, and I will continue to “reinvent” until I find that …

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8 Global From Asia Podcast Episodes Now Online!

In business by Michael Michelini4 Comments

Was a bit of an investment to get the Podcast setup (technically and emotionally) but once the flow is going, it is quite fun! Still a little bit nervous watching my recorded voice on the audacity recording software (podcast recording system), but definitely getting more comfortable each time. I’m also wondering how I should promote it here on my “personal …

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Techcrunch Meetup in Shenzhen! Friday Nov 22

In business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

More networking! A bit short notice, but a pleasure indeed, John Biggs from Techcrunch is back in Chin (for Techcrunch Shanghai event) and then coming down to the south to do informal meetups in Hong Kong and Shenzhen to meet the local startup and gadget community! Jeff Broer is helping to organize in Hong Kong, and I will help out …

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Startup Weekend PRD Mania: Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shenzhen

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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 guangzhou. startupweekend .org …