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Startup Weekend China is growing! Chengdu, Shanghai done, Beijing Coming

In china business, startup by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

One of the best and longest lasting enjoyments I have gotten from getting involved in the startup community in Shenzhen has been seeing the development of Startup Weekend grow in the Chinese market. I feel it is somewhat my obligation as an American in China involved in startups and entrepreneurship to do my best to see this non profit organization …

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The 7th Startup Weekend Shenzhen Recap & Highlight

In startup by Michael Michelini3 Comments

This blog sometimes acts as a portal into China startup and tech, I thought I would share the blog post our amazing organizing team wrote for last weekend’s amazing Startup Weekend #7. It has really taken a mind of its own – the organizer and volunteer team is running amazing, and I’m so happy to see the startup community here …

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New Domain –

In websites by Michael Michelini4 Comments

Excited to post that today’s blog is being written and published on a new domain – For the past 7 years I have had been using the domain, and before that I was using Why the Domain Change? Well, as much I like people to remember my name – I think the full name is hard …

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New Startup Office, Investing on Separating Home & Work

In business by Michael Michelini7 Comments

Been extremely busy lately – baby due in a bit over a month, still pushing as hard as humanly possible with my startup Social Agent, and just moving into a separate home office 1 building over from where I live. As a full-time entrepreneur over the past 7 years, I have had both fixed offices, home offices, and flexible (aka …

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How I Obtained a Chinese Driver’s Permit

In china business by Michael Michelini11 Comments

A few days ago I got a Chinese driver’s permit – and once I shared the news my friends on social media were so curious how to do it – so I thought I’d take the time and blog about the process. Thanks to Angel, Chris, Wangxia for the help! So this isn’t an actual Chinese driver’s license – its …

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Turning 33 – Focused, Determined, & Family-Man to be

In family friends by Michael Michelini8 Comments

No big birthday party this year – I’m maturing. I’m focused. I’m executing. I see a path. I have great friends who support me, and give me great advice when I’m in need. I may be under some of the greatest stress I’ve ever been – but good friends are stepping up giving me amazing ideas and straight feedback for …