Visit to Manila Philippines’s Coworking Space

In philippines business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Been back in the Philippines a bit over a day now, and been jammed with meetings to see the customer service agents helping the company here, as well as e-commerce logistics partner companies. Leon has been down in Manila for a month or so, and though he’s currently in training in Australia, he connected me with a new coworking space …

Hong Kong Hackers coming to Shenzhen, Sat Feb 18!

In china business, hong kong business by Michael Michelini0 Comments

So many events…I really need a solution to showing everyone all the upcoming events. Saturday, Feb 18th, the Hong Kong hackers group (HK HackJam) are organizing an event to Shenzhen, China electronics market (Hua Qiang Bei)….being the “resident HK representative” here in Shenzhen, I can’t wait to meet Hong Kong people “taking the risk to come into dangerous China!!!” (for …

Maybe Another Shot At Doing a Shenzhen Coworking Office

In china business by Michael Michelini14 Comments

Not even a couple months ago I was stressing about how to deal with the future of the current SZteam coworking space in High Tech park. Like I had said, the space moved faster than I was prepared and I tried my best to backtrack and make it work This time, I am doing it differently. Last week at Christmas …

Hanging @ Hoboken, NJ’s First Coworking Space – @MissionFifty

In usa by Michael Michelini4 Comments

After Julian’s wedding I ended up in Hoboken for a few days, meet my Stevens friends and professors, and some business contacts I have made over the years doing online business. Monday morning I was looking for somewhere to work, and after quickly getting frustrated with coffee shops not having wifi, seats, etc I went and google searched “Hoboken Coworking”. …

Building up to a Business Training Center in Shenzhen!

In china business by Michael Michelini3 Comments

Startup Tuesdays, Ecommerce Saturdays, Shenzhen Coworking space, internet marketing consulting in South China….all roads are leading to: an idea lab – incubator – startup breeding grounds. But more immediately (and more monetizable) a business training center! A majority of the speakers have been open to getting paid (duh!) for a longer, more detailed and comprehensive training class in their expertise …

Visit to the First Shenzhen Hackerspace!

In china business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

I first heard about a Shenzhen hackerspace from my buddy Jon at boot hk hong kong coworking, but it was too early a few months ago, as I called and they said it wasn’t yet ready. It has just opened last month!!! I already got some people on twitter and foursquare confusing hackerspace with computer hackers! So what is a …

More Meetups! Shenzhen’s First Startup Tuesday!

In china business by Michael Michelini4 Comments

Just #addicted to networking and connecting. But at least I am focusing on an industry, group, and location: Industry: tech / international ecommerce Location: China, specifically south / Shenzhen. And I’m just gonna keep plowing through. I tried to get others to organize some events, but I am low on patience and just setup a quick and informal round table …

Startup Monday in Hong Kong – Traditional Media Isn’t Dead!

In hong kong business by Michael Michelini1 Comment

Made it to Hong Kong for a couple days for meetings with the fiveislands ecommerce center and catching up with the boot hk crew, also discussing cooperation with Boot Hk and the new SZteam Shenzhen coworking space. Tonight, being Monday, Startups HK held their weekly startup Monday event at boot. We went around the room and did self introductions….there were …

Brainstorming Various Shenzhen Community Events

In china business by Michael Michelini0 Comments

Currently typing from the bus from Shenzhen Bay border to Hong Kong….spending a couple days in Hong Kong for business meetings as well as spend more time with the Boot hk coworking crew…..discussing all the developments in Shenzhen with the meetups and new szteam coworking space. Things are fitting together, in a groove….and I’m happy doing it. This is what …

I’m Back + Shenzhen City is Growing Faster Then Ever

In china business by Michael Michelini5 Comments

I’m based in Shenzhen, China – I have lived in Manila, Philippines, and Hong Kong – here is my thought process when I based back here in Shenzhen. Some of my friends ask me why? My mind was blown when I first came to Hong Kong and then China back in 2007…nothing like I had expected…was expecting rice fields or …