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Open Discussion +Volunteer Signup for Startup Tuesdays and Startup Weekends

In Events by Michael Michelini

[box] Who: Michael Michelini and Kawai Or 柯家伟 – Organizers of Startup Weekend. [/box] [box] When: 7 PM, TUESDAY, June 5TH 2012 [/box] [box] Where: Chai Huo Hackerspace, Nanshan, Shenzhen [/box] [box] Cost: FREE[/box] [box] Topic:  Open Discussion +Volunteer Signup for Startup Tuesdays and Startup Weekends.  [/box] [box] About: Hey guys, this is an open networking session. We will also be gathering to discuss the future of Startup Tuesdays and Startup …

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Why Am I Doing Startup Weekend in China?

In china business by Michael Michelini6 Comments

I like to blog because it allows me to answer common questions on a single platform. Spending Monday wrapping up the weekend in Guangzhou, taking the train back with my co-organizers: Kawai and Nik, we reflected on this weekend. It has affected all 3 of us. Kawai just quit his day job (last day was Thursday May 31), Nik has …

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Results from Guangzhou China’s First Startup Weekend!

In china business by Michael Michelini4 Comments

Noticing the majority of my recent blog posts are all about Startupweekend! It is true though, having April’s Shenzhen startup weekend at Tencent, and then going to Seattle USA startup weekend 2 weeks ago, and now this weekend’s first Guangzhou event. I am talking Nik and Kawai, about future plans for Startup Weekends in China, expansion plans, and how much …

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In Wall Street Journal on How to Open a Startup in China

In china business by Michael Michelini4 Comments

Little bit of self promotion, but I’m really excited to have gotten confirmation by Saabira Chaudhuri, a reporter from the WALL STREET JOURNAL, that she included me in her latest article “Launching a Start-Up Overseas”. I’m a little shy / embarrassed to do “self-promotion” of myself and this article….yes, I know I am blogging my whole life every day…but still, …

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Speaking at Shenzhen Startup Tuesday, about USA Startup weekend & book review

In Books, china business by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

For those of ya’ll in Shenzhen, China – stop by tomorrow night at Shenzhen Marketing’s startup tuesday at Chaihuo makerspace. I’m going to be presenting on the concept of Startup Weekend and go through what I learned when reading the book by the guys who are driving Startup Weekend globally. I’ll also explain the expansion plan in China, get ideas …

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May 29 – Mike Michelini discusses Startup Weekend’s vision, book review

In Events by Michael Michelini

[box] Who: Michael Michelini. [/box] [box] When: 7 PM, TUESDAY, MAY 29nd 2012 [/box] [box] Where: Chai Huo Hackerspace, Nanshan, Shenzhen [/box] [box] Cost: 20RMB [/box] [box] Topic:  Startup Weekend Book Review + Situation in China.  [/box] [box] About: American social media & e-commerce specialist, Mike has been in China since late 2007, originally to source products for his e-commerce business – but has transformed into working with American companies …

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Back in China, Summary + Reflections from USA trip

In china business, usa by Michael Michelini5 Comments

Saturday afternoon typing from my desk at Chaihuo makerspace in Shenzhen, China. Totally buried in emails, chats, notepads, namecards surrounding me. I FREAKIN’ love it! – as much as I get stressed, jet lagged, overwhelmed, emotional….I just love this hyper-active traveling and international business. This USA trip was a defining one for me. Really a bridge, meeting blog readers on …

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Pumped for Guangzhou, China startup weekend, June 1-3

In china business by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

Totally physched. Coming back to China after a great trip to USA – meeting all these awesome people, Chinese businessmen who came to LA for e-commerce, startups in Silicon Valley, startup weekend in Seattle. I am learning my purpose, my drive, my passion, my calling. To help bridge USA and China startups / technology / e-commerce. Yes, its a huge …

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Visiting more awesome Seattle tech companies – @SEOmoz

In usa by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

Monday here in Seattle, and I definitely am experiencing the Seattle I was expecting – rainy, lots of coffee, and tech companies! I had scheduled a tour of SEOmoz during my stay and have been excited to drop in after an awesome startup weekend. I got to know SEOmoz well since they launched their site explorer and Gillian (@SEOmom) was …