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Lean Startup Machine Shanghai Experience. Entrepreneurship Can Be Measured

In china business, social media by Michael Michelini3 Comments

What an amazing weekend that passed at the Lean Startup Machine here in Shanghai, China (one of the main reasons for me taking my long awaited trip to Shanghai). Its Tuesday evening and I’m finally catching up on the blog post, so many overwhelming calls and reactions since pitching on Sunday night. It was exhausting, but mind blowing – and …

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Speaker at Next Step China in Shanghai, Tues June 26

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Definitely maximizing this Shanghai trip as much as I can. Exhausting, exhilarating, and business defining for sure! Tonight I’m doing a talk at “Next Step China”, which is a Shanghai meetup group that focuses on entrepreneurs both overseas and in China. I’m going to do my favorite talk, that covering my experience coming to China, opening a company, hiring, managing, …

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Excited For Lean Startup Machine Shanghai June 29 July 1

In china business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

I’ve been involved with 6 Startup Weekends (well, 2 BootUP!, in Hong Kong) and I have the “startup fever” that seems to be taking over the world lately. Startup Weekends everywhere, meetups, communities in all small cities worldwide. It gets me so energized. Empowering the people! One of the main reasons I picked these specific dates for my long awaited …

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Landed in Shanghai! Just attended Mobile Monday!

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Just landed in Shanghai, China about 6 hours ago, and what a whirlwind its already been. My good friend Huck Liang happens to also be here on business from Shenzhen (he has 2 offices for his logistics business) and we spent the afternoon together. He heard about the www.amiando.com/RROOJRP.html Mobile Monday Shanghai pitch night from me and also wanted to …

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Why Am I Doing Startup Weekend in China?

In china business by Michael Michelini6 Comments

I like to blog because it allows me to answer common questions on a single platform. Spending Monday wrapping up the weekend in Guangzhou, taking the train back with my co-organizers: Kawai and Nik, we reflected on this weekend. It has affected all 3 of us. Kawai just quit his day job (last day was Thursday May 31), Nik has …

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Results from Guangzhou China’s First Startup Weekend!

In china business by Michael Michelini4 Comments

Noticing the majority of my recent blog posts are all about Startupweekend! It is true though, having April’s Shenzhen startup weekend at Tencent, and then going to Seattle USA startup weekend 2 weeks ago, and now this weekend’s first Guangzhou event. I am talking Nik and Kawai, about future plans for Startup Weekends in China, expansion plans, and how much …