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MARCH 6 Nick Ramil and Tim Nybo from F2E Ventures/TEL

In Events by Michael Michelini

  Who: Nick Ramil and Tim Nybo from F2E Ventures /TEL  When: 7 PM, TUESDAY, MARCH 6 2012 Where: Chai Huo Hackerspace, Nanshan, Shenzhen  Cost: FREE Topic: The importance of networking abroad / 国外关系网络的重要性 Nick and Tim are two young American entrepreneurs who moved to China after graduation from University. Currently, they are involved in several venture in a variety of fields, …

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Getting CEO Coaching on the road, w/ Gillian @SEOmom

In motivation by Michael Michelini4 Comments

Typing this out on my flight from Manila to Hong Kong….airplanes always get me to be a bit “reflectional” (emotional in a way)…maybe its that humming sound as the plane zips through the air, transitioning from one destination to another. Tonight I’m reflecting that I’m so happy to have met Gillian Muessig Founder and president of back in 2009 …

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Great times meeting Filipino Ecommerce experts at #ecom2012 DigitalFilipino

In philippines business by Michael Michelini1 Comment

About 100 people there mostly dealing with domestic filipino internet and ecommerce businesses. Again, like the manila coworking space I saw last night, I wish I knew about these networking groups and entrepreneuer spaces back in 2010 when I was investigating doing business in the Philippines. I love networking, and learning alongside other creative, hard working people. I believe that …

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Visit to Manila Philippines’s Coworking Space

In philippines business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Been back in the Philippines a bit over a day now, and been jammed with meetings to see the customer service agents helping the company here, as well as e-commerce logistics partner companies. Leon has been down in Manila for a month or so, and though he’s currently in training in Australia, he connected me with a new coworking space …

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FEB 28 BOYD JONES from iTech Holdings Limited / 冠誉创业投资管理(深圳)有限公司

In Events by Michael Michelini

  [box] Who: Boyd Jones from iTech Holdings Limited / 冠誉创业投资管理(深圳)有限公司[/box] [box] When: 7 PM, TUESDAY, FEB 28 2012 [/box] [box] Where: Chai Huo Hackerspace, Nanshan, Shenzhen [/box] [box] Cost: FREE [/box] [box] Topic: Startup Financing – Options from a Chinese Perspective 创业融资-从中国的角度看有哪些选择 [/box] [box] Boyd has been involved in VC and Tech in Greater China since 1991. He is currently at iTech Holdings Limited 冠誉创业投资管理(深圳)有限公司 and is also a …

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Monumental Week Last Week…Sunday night Recap

In travel by Michael Michelini5 Comments

I am so freaking excited! Last week almost destroyed me…physically, emotionally….and on some nights financially…but I made some new connections, lost maybe one or two (can’t keep everyone happy) and have made some solid moves to ensure this year is a rock solid one! I normally would writeup a separate post for each of these…but so exhausted last week I …

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Blog Reader Asking For Advice Moving To China

In china business by Michael Michelini1 Comment

I have blogged about Americans wanting to move to China in a few different ways, and I have answered why I moved to China …..but again and again my email box becomes flooded with questions like the below from Ricardo: On Sat, Jan 7, 2012 at 9:36 AM, Ricardo wrote: Hey Michael! How are you? I’ve found your website on …

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Social Media Brainstorming Session, Sat Feb 18 afternoon, Chai Huo

In china business, social media by Michael Michelini2 Comments

After a very successful first Social Media training seminar in January before Chinese New years, we have been trying to make an agenda and a plan for future events. Hero Meets Hero group (aka hiwto, a Chinese ecommerce group I’m marketing to Foreigners) ….we ran a survey in QQ…..posted feedback on Sina Weibo. Followed up with those who attended…..everyone was …

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Hong Kong Hackers coming to Shenzhen, Sat Feb 18!

In china business, hong kong business by Michael Michelini1 Comment

So many events…I really need a solution to showing everyone all the upcoming events. Saturday, Feb 18th, the Hong Kong hackers group (HK HackJam) are organizing an event to Shenzhen, China electronics market (Hua Qiang Bei)….being the “resident HK representative” here in Shenzhen, I can’t wait to meet Hong Kong people “taking the risk to come into dangerous China!!!” (for …

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Recap from Lifecraft’s Haegwan visit to Shenzhen Startup Tuesday

In china business by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

Catching up those who missed our first Shenhen Startup Tuesday since 2011, you missed something great! Even though we moved the location to Chaihuo, causing there to be a few lost and confused people calling my mobile throughout the evening, we had about 20 quality entrepreneurs and business enthusiasts there. I was typing on my mobile during the event, and …