Guest of today’s episode is Mike Michelini,founder of Global from Asia & host of the annual Cross-Border Summit in China.
He talks about his experience of living in China, the biggest hurdles to setting up a business there and what advice every Amazon seller should follow.
Global From Asia is an online media platform & podcast format for cross-border e-commerce between Asia and the rest of the world.
PART 1: About Global From Asia
0:35 In one sentence, what is Global From Asia?
0:50 For long have you been around for?
1:05 Do you have your own experience with selling online?
2:25 What are the advantages of setting up a business in Asia?
3:20 What is the biggest hurdle of setting up a business in Hong Kong?
4:07 You can help with setting up businesses in Hong Kong?
4:56 What is the Cross Border Summit?
7:03 Where are the attendees coming from?
8:06 You started working at Alpha Rock Capital, can you tell me more about that?
PART 2: Personal Questions
9:23 How many hours do you work per week?
11:23 Are there things that you don’t like about your job?
14:01 If you could have a superpower, which one would it be?
15:38 If you could give $10,000 to charity, which one would it be?
16:34 If you could travel back in time, what advice would you give to your younger self?
17:55 Where is your favorite place in the whole world?
20:35 What do you like to spend your money on? Experiences or material things?
22:14 In your time of being self-employed, was there a time where you wanted to quit and go back to a normal job?
24:07 Can you name three tips you would give to any Amazon seller out there?
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