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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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6 Productivity Hacks That Have Been Life Changing

In blog, productivity, vlog by Michael Michelini

Mike has studied productivity a ton and even made a quick ebook at https://regardingwork.com/book – (you can download free) Here he will give some pointers and make a quick video for Shadstone Ninjas. Think of the top 3 things you need to do the next day – and write it down (ideally on a journal – see below). The concept …

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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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Unboxing: Plumepas Pampas Bouquet Set For Home, Office, & Wedding

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

Looking for some nice decor for your home, bathroom, office, or to use as wedding decorations? The Plumepas pampas bouquet set is what we are showing you today in this unboxing video. Made in Thailand, from various local farmers, and assembled and prepared at a specialized flower and dried grass facility, this is a combination of assorted flowers and grass …

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Elephant Sanctuary Group Trip & Experience

In blog, Events, vlog by Michael Michelini

Wrapping up the Cross Border Summit 2023 a few high level speakers and guests joined us for a Sunday morning trip to the Elephant sanctuary. Bright and early at 630am we met at the hotel lobby to take a 1 hour drive up into the mountains of Chiang Mai. Arriving approximately 8am, a welcome speech from the elephant sanctuary manager. …