Mike Michelini Behind the Scenes: Global From Asia Review & Private Insights

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.

Interview Timestamps

  • 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? 

  • 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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