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Amazing Time at Rise Conference in Hong Kong

In hong kong business by Michael MicheliniLeave a Comment

It’s been a couple weeks now since the Rise Conference happened here in Hong Kong. It has taken me about that much time to catch my breath – what an overwhelming time for entrepreneurs, investors, and tech enthusiasts. And a big win for the Hong Kong startup scene, finally getting some much needed exposure. Today I’m just going to randomly …

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Mobile App Challenge – Hong Kong Web Wednesday!

In hong kong business by Michael Michelini4 Comments

Came to Hong Kong last night to take care of some business meetings and finishing up the Hong Kong apartment deal, I ended up sticking around Hong Kong another day! Heading to Dongguan bright and early tomorrow morning (7am leaving Hong Kong) to visit the team there and discuss more ecommerce warehousing and fulfillment cooperations. But by sticking around another …

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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 …

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Back in China – Work Week Plan: Shenzhen, Dongguan, Hong Kong

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Sundays are always my reflection and planning days….back from a long trip in the Philippines late last week, transitioned back to “China mode” with meeting people and running between Hong Kong to Shenzhen…..quickly outlining my week and posting here for ya’ll to see: Monday – in Shenzhen, China. Its July 4th, which is a holiday in USA – independence day, …

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Happy Easter from Hong Kong, then Guangzhou

In family friends, travel by Michael Michelini12 Comments

Writing this Saturday evening (Holy Saturday) in my small apartment in Hong Kong. Making it an early night, and a relaxing night…I’ll be waking up around 7am tomorrow, Easter Sunday, and heading up to Shenzhen Bay border from Tin Hau CTS bus to meet up my friend Brent. I’ll catch a ride with him to the Canton Fair in Guangzhou. …

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Foursquare Day Hong Kong #4sqhk – Social Media Continues Growth!

In hong kong business, social media by Michael Michelini2 Comments

I think foursquare is my favorite social media brand….It just seems to have a nice, warm fuzzy feeling about it that makes you get addicted to getting points, badges, chatting it up with your friends about locations you are going to or have been, and reading tips from complete strangers in new venues when you arrive. Today was “Foursquare Day” …

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Hong Kong Fashion Night, Feeling of Not Belonging

In china business, hong kong business by Michael Michelini2 Comments

Yesterday was another action packed day, leaving Hong Kong approximately 7am to head into Dongguan, China. The day was a typical day in my “new life”, working with the Chinese staff in the dongguan Fiveislands ecommerce warehouse, checking over websites, inventory, products, interviewed some new job applicants. On the way back to Hong Kong in the evening, we picked up …