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Qualifying…Verifying, Focusing People in my Network. Job of Being a Connector?

In business by Michael Michelini1 Comment

I love networking, marketing, connecting. But lately, with this hyper-active networking throughout China and the world…I have been connecting some people who don’t click in the network. Some have kind of stretched the truth about who they are, their background. Others, maybe in financial distress, have refused to pay others I have connected. This happened also a few years ago, …

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GOING TO USA! Startup weekend Seattle, May 18

In usa by Michael Michelini1 Comment

Boom! Had an awesome startupweekend in Shenzhen last weekend, been in regular talks with global headquarters in Seattle, Washington, USA and they invited me to facilitate their Seattle startupweekend next month, from May 18 to the 20th! I wish I could take my team, Kawai, Nik, Remus – all the mentors, judges, and of course CHINESE startups…but like Kawai said, …

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Letter To Mom & Dad

In family friends, usa by Michael Michelini2 Comments

I like to mix up my blog, not just talk about business…and today’s post will be a bit emotional and personal….read at your own risk!! I’m a lucky son, my dad motivates me regularly: poems and emails, and just from my memories as a child getting pushed by him. I really miss my family back home, its been the hardest …

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Do You Think an commerce store #in

In china business, e-commerce, usa by Michael Michelini6 Comments

Been thinking more about about the direction of the business. And I am really thinking the above idea could have an interesting twitter to today’s ecommerce + social meda. Create an online store from my blog. Put my “personal brand” behind the products we are selling. I can cross promote thosse products on this blog have discussions on the products…show …

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Startup Tuesday Discussing USA coworking + Startup communities

In china business, usa by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

Had been back in Shenzhen only a few days, but needed to come up with a presentation for Startup Tuesday. What better than to review the USA coworking and startup groups I met while on my travels! (slides here) Trip To America! USA coworking spots Startups Shenzhen …. Bringing Together Shenzhen’s Startup Community! Today’s Agenda Intro – Round the room, …