Its true…my friends tell me this time of the year….so many conferences, trade fair. March and April I will be better prepared for next year…..back to back awards speeches (still working on that blog writeup from last week), product trade shows in hong kong and guangzhou, and tons of events and visitors in town. Doug has been here a few …
[box] Who: Huck Liang, CEO and founder of foblc.com [box] When: 7 PM, TUESDAY, MARCH 27th 2012 [box] Where: Chai Huo Hackerspace, Nanshan, Shenzhen [box] Cost: FREE [box] Topic: How to import goods into China? [box] About: As Huck Liang has 11 years in the import and export industry. He started his company in 2006 and has been focused on providing import and export solutions for SOHO and …
Really excited to post today….earlier this week Startup Tuesday went along smoothly even without me stressing out and pushing people!! I was in hong kong airport picking up Doug to visit china for the first time and couldnt be at the meeting….Rachel and Henry and Bruce stepped up to hold things down while I was away. Feel so happy and …
Have had my ‘tour guide’ hat on the past couple day, and expect to keep it on for the rest of March. I was tour guide of the year at my university, being one of the first tour guides to start during my first year enrolled there. I enjoy showing people around new places and giving them insight and advice. …
Truly amazing…typing this full blog post from my new android bluetooth keyboard on my way between offices. My latest battlegear: Samsung galaxy note mobile phone – bought a couple weeks ago for 5,300hkd (about $700usd) with a 1 year contract at china mobile hong kong (monthly phone bill is 68 hk dollars a month for unlimited Edge data planin hong …
This Tuesday come join us for an open topic and networking session! Same time , same place- bring a beer , see you there.
Sunday afternoon, trying to motivate myself for the upcoming week. I like to use Sunday as a way to reflect on the week before, and make a nice plan for the upcoming week. I like motivational and moral poems, and love to share (moral lessons via this blog tag. The most popular blog post here has been Story of 2 …
Seriously things have been happening so quickly in 2012. Over the past couple weeks Amy and I have been talking to Halley at GDTV (Guangdong TV) located in Guangdong province’s capital, Guangzhou This TV show is called FaceTime, which is a series of interviewing foreigners living and working in China. It is not actually aired inside China, but instead its …
This is my blog’s first guest blog post, written by Nick and Tim from TEL (The Elevator Life) American friends of mine living and working over in Guangzhou, China who spoke at last week’s Startup Tuesday. So here we go! Let me clarify the term “outsider.” I live in Guangzhou, a neighboring metropolis less than 1 hour by train. I’d …
Been really getting to business…especially since the Chinese year of the Dragon started….I was tempted to go to Bali with my Shenzhen buddies for a holiday / TropicalMBA meetup…but locked myself in my “cave” and worked the majority of Chinese New Years. Making a plan, meeting my “Ace in the pocket” friend Xing Gao who really motivated me to re-build …
Gotta love the photo with me and all the beautiful Chinese women today at lunch! It got a bunch of feedback on my Chinese weibo, some sarcasm but overall laughter! As China develops into a larger and larger economy by the day, with upper class families still respecting the Western university over the domestic Chinese college, Western Universities are noticing …
[box] Who: David Zhang aka Digitalboy from GeekCook [/box] [box] When: 7 PM, TUESDAY, MARCH 13 2012 [/box] [box] Where: Chai Huo Hackerspace, Nanshan, Shenzhen [/box] [box] Cost: FREE [/box] [box] Topic: Dealing with creative product design inside China [/box] [box] David aka Digitalboy is the lead product designer for the famous Chinese brand GeekCook – a brand that represents individuality and creativity in China. David has experience in managing a team …
1:30am here and I’m forcing myself to get this blog out before crashing. “I got the fever”…startup fever. And though many of my “trusted mentors and advisors” have tried to slow down my “NGO” work before I starve (haha, yes in a way some have said it to me this directly) but I do have a passion for connecting and …
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Worked over the past couple days to queue up speakers and topics to keep the Startup Tuesdays rocking after an awesome Boyd Jones talk last tuesday, Rachel + Henry from comfortworks home decor australian ecommerce startups, they have some experience in the Australian startup weekends and event management – taking a huge load off my shoulders updating the Shenzhen Marketing …
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