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Hong Kong Bitcoin Asia Hyper Networking

In blog, business, Events, travel, vlog by Michael Michelini

Back in hyper Hong Kong! 550am departure from Chiang Mai, Thailand – arriving a bit over 9am local Hong Kong time – but super smooth immigration, Airport express, and short taxi ride right into the mayhem of Bitcoin Asia. Started the trip with Forked, https://frkd.io/ a founder’s networking and VC speed dating full day event. And wow, – talk about …

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Forked Event Hong Kong: VC / Startup Matchmaking

In blog, business, Events, travel, vlog by Michael Michelini

Had the pleasure of attending the Hong Kong Forked event, May 8, 2024 – right off the plane! From their site, https://frkd.io/ FORKED is designed as a combination of activities happening concurrently, focused on helping founders’ projects to grow: from industry leaders sharing insights on stage to Founders & VC networking in the matchmaking zone, facilitating the birth of new …

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Bitcoin Asia Hong Kong Event Recap

In blog, Events, handshake, travel, vlog by Michael Michelini

Had the pleasure to attend an epic Bitcoin Asia conference in Hong Kong May 9 – 10, 2024. A massive event with booths, and speakers from around the world – speaking all things Bitcoin. It was a bit out of the way at an old ferry terminal- yet still thousands of people in attendance. Was able to reconnect with my …

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Ordinals Asia Hong Kong Event Recap

In blog, Events, handshake, travel, vlog by Michael Michelini

Intense Ordinals Asia Event in Hong Kong The third and final event on my first time back in Hong Kong since covid – saving the best for last here – is the Ordinals Asia event. Organized by my old friend Jan who is now CSO at Xverse wallet and some of his colleagues there – this event did not disappoint. …

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From Bangkok to Hanoi: Blockchain and Innovation

In blog, Events, handshake, travel, vlog by Michael Michelini

On the road again, as my late Uncle Bill would say (rest in peace). And I take the camera with me, as always! This trip was a 2 city destination, first down to Bangkok for Southeast Asia Blockchain Week, and then the main event – Hanoi for the first ever “in person” Handshake hackathon. SEABlockchainweek was epic, the pre-events were …

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Oman Trip To Speak on Decentralized Domains & Community

In blog, Events, travel, vlog by Michael Michelini

First time to Oman or anywhere in the Middle East for that matter (not counting a layover in Dubai airport!) Have to say, this was not what I was expecting! Right on the Gulf, beautiful beaches, high-end hotels, malls, and shops. Yet I can imagine not the entire country is on the beach with high-end hotels and malls, but still …

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Delhi, India Sourcing Trip (First Time To India)

In business, e-commerce, travel, vlog by Michael Michelini

Finally – a trip to India! Meghla and the team at India Sourcing Trip have been doing amazing things with the event and conference and this time I was able to participate and share with the group! What an intense place and experience! Landing late on Saturday night and arriving at the hotel about 2am local time – Sunday we …

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Quick Taipei Trip For Handshake

In blog, Events, travel, vlog by Michael Michelini

On the road again, as I stamped out of Thai customs I realized I hadn’t left since October 2023! Half of me wanted to stay – saying goodbye to 8 and 9 year old children is really hard – every day with them is precious. Yet I am back on the road- this time typing up in Taipei, Taiwan for …

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Tunnel Temple Experience To Ring in 2024 (temple3)

In blog, motivation, travel by Michael Michelini

We are pushing ahead into a new year – and felt it was a great time to (1) bring my father-in-law to the temple experience at the request of my wife, and (2) prepare my mind for 2024 and the Loadpipe transition. You can check out the 2 previous temple experiences I have had at temple1 and temple2. This one …

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Experience At Mariko Presents Private Space in Prague

In blog, travel, vlog by Michael Michelini

While in Prague, I did some private events at Mariko Presents venue. It was a great chance to have meaningful discussions with business people instead of just in a loud cafe or bar. Also at the larger conferences, it is hard to get private time or space with those you want to focus on building a relationship with.

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Quick Copenhagen Business Trip

In blog, Events, travel, vlog by Michael Michelini

Wrapped up the speech and networking at HCPP in Prague, and back on the move. A couple days to squeeze in a quick trip to Copenhagen, Denmark. Why? For our new loadpipe ecommerce protocol, want to get some face time with a few of the people in the growing team. Rented a space at Rebel Coworking Space and dove deep …

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Traveling to Prague, in the Midst of a Transition

In blog, Events, travel, vlog by Michael Michelini

On the road again. My late Uncle Bill always felt that when he read my blog and my travels, rest in peace Uncle Bill. Leaving the wife and kids (again) as the theme of “getting back on the road and business development” trend I set a couple months ago continues. This time it is Chiang Mai to Bangkok to Vienna, …