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In Wall Street Journal on How to Open a Startup in China

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Little bit of self promotion, but I’m really excited to have gotten confirmation by Saabira Chaudhuri, a reporter from the WALL STREET JOURNAL, that she included me in her latest article “Launching a Start-Up Overseas”. I’m a little shy / embarrassed to do “self-promotion” of myself and this article….yes, I know I am blogging my whole life every day…but still, …

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Speaking at Shenzhen Startup Tuesday, about USA Startup weekend & book review

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For those of ya’ll in Shenzhen, China – stop by tomorrow night at Shenzhen Marketing’s startup tuesday at Chaihuo makerspace. I’m going to be presenting on the concept of Startup Weekend and go through what I learned when reading the book by the guys who are driving Startup Weekend globally. I’ll also explain the expansion plan in China, get ideas …

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Back in China, Summary + Reflections from USA trip

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Saturday afternoon typing from my desk at Chaihuo makerspace in Shenzhen, China. Totally buried in emails, chats, notepads, namecards surrounding me. I FREAKIN’ love it! – as much as I get stressed, jet lagged, overwhelmed, emotional….I just love this hyper-active traveling and international business. This USA trip was a defining one for me. Really a bridge, meeting blog readers on …

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Pumped for Guangzhou, China startup weekend, June 1-3

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Totally physched. Coming back to China after a great trip to USA – meeting all these awesome people, Chinese businessmen who came to LA for e-commerce, startups in Silicon Valley, startup weekend in Seattle. I am learning my purpose, my drive, my passion, my calling. To help bridge USA and China startups / technology / e-commerce. Yes, its a huge …

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Getting Sweet Techie Gear in San Fran!

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Jamming in as many meetings as I can during this short stopover in San Francisco, I was able to meet Kat from Modern Twist who came across my blog last week about how to import into China she emailed me while I was in Los Angeles. Going back and forth in emails, I realized I would be in San Francisco …

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Canton Fair meetup #2 – Wednesday April 25th

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Hanging out with Rue this rainy Thursday afternoon. He is really excited about his business promoting local music via Shenzhen Local Music – going through some wordpress training and backup FTP techie jargon. He and I want to work to bring together foreigners + Chinese in South China, he’s more focused on the music and artist industry, while I’m more …