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Back to Beijing, Center of Chinese Internet 9/13 – 9/17

In china business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Back to the heart of Chinese internet, feel sometimes like a lone ranger heading to a land many dare not to enter. Beijing is home of the majority of Chinese internet companies, and in order for my latest startup Weibo Agent to succeed, I need to have stronger relationships with these companies. Many have always been questioning what I am …

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Beijing Startup Scene, Quick 2 day overview of #GOAT

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As expected, this GOAT (geeks on a train) trip has been a whirlwind – over-packed schedule of events and meetings. We arrived to Beijing Friday morning, about 8am after an 11 hour overnight sleeper train from Dalian. A group of over 20 entrepreneurs, we entered the Chinese capital city of Beijing with wide eyes ready to take on the world! …

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Speaking on English Social Media Tips for a Chinese Startup, Shenzhen’s 3W Cafe, July 26

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Been quiet lately from events and blogging, but I’m excited to check out the newly opened Shenzhen, China 3W internet startup cafe and speak on tips for English social media for a Chinese startups and entreprenuers. Spent this morning (Tuesday at Tencent HQ to meet the organizers and we came up with this topic, and have been last minute promoting …

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Charting My Happiness Over Time

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While in Shanghai, I had a mentor meetup with Liu Yan from Xin Dan Wei coworking community. The meeting was about how to be a good mentor, how to listen, re-iterate, validate and confirm, paraphrase, and give empathy. A great session and the community there is amazing and supportive! To open the meeting, we were all given a piece of …

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Shanghai is Full of China Marketing Opportunities!

In china business by Michael Michelini6 Comments

Been in Shanghai, China now for a bit over 2 weeks now (arrived Monday, June 18) and, like usual, I have overbooked and over extended myself. And still there are more people to see and business to do! I love the hustle. And Shanghai has plenty of hustle to offer, for those that can keep up! I’m so exhausted typing …