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Shenzhen Startupweekend – Say it outloud! Passion overflowing!

In china business by Michael Michelini4 Comments

Words cannot describe how I feel this Monday morning….the passion, the emotions, the excitement from this past shenzhen startupweekend was surreal. Its about the sponsors, the mentors, the judges, and most importantly, the entrepreneurs who came out all weekend took risk and time to build something! We had some mobile apps made in a weekend! We had database driven websites, …

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Shenzhen Maker Fair, Demo Products Designed in Shenzhen!

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Currently typing this at Shenzhen’s startup weekend! This weekend is definitely a defining time for the “critical mass” to get Shenzhen’s startup and entrepreneur community on the map! Also this weekend is the Shenzhen Maker Faire which my friend Eric Pan and others from Seed Studio and Chai Huo hackerspace are organizing. He invited me to speak at the afternoon …

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Inside a massive chinese government ecommerce summit

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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 …

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Trip to Guangzhou, TV Interview on GDTV Facetime

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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 …

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Canadian University Visiting China, Recruiting more Chinese to enroll!

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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 …

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Excited for next 3 topics at Shenzhen Startup Tuesday!

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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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Happy to Have Boyd Jones, Shenzhen VC, at Startup Tuesday

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Yup, just back from Manila earlier this week, digging out of emails, getting some SEO training started, planning 2 events in March, and ended today with an AWESOME Shenzhen startup Tuesday! I’ve been trying to get Boyd Jones to speak at a meetup for months now, and finally our request was fulfilled! Also, a really awesome boost is Rachel & …