startup weekend

Cool ideas don’t make money!

  I’m mentoring this weekend (I’m posting late I admit! That was two weeks ago) at startup weekend Beijing. Great atmosphere around, people are working on diverse ideas! It’s great! All is led by a great team who are members of the Lean startup Meetup and the one and only Mike Michelini who came especially from Shenzhen! Kudos to Mike! Been talking here with a good friend and experienced entrepreneur about the […]

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How Do You Make Fast and Good Decisions?

I keep wondering over and over what is the value of our decisions. Speaking with other CEOs some mention the fact that they need to make many decisions in a day to just make progress. Which is extremely important time wise. Making decisions is something that I don’t like and I feel this is a quality one should develop to make good decisions in a short time. . So what […]

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Growing! Startup Noodle 2nd year summary

Note from Shlomo: This post is published slightly late (read on to see why). SUN anniversary is on July 19th, glad to celebrate the 2nd one and going into it’s 3rd year.  What a year! I’m looking at my plan for this year on last year’s summary  and…mmm…well….things don’t always go as planned. Still, I feel I’m much more focused (but not enough) than I was last year. I must say […]

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Do a task that makes you go yay!

Tasks That Make You Go Yay!

Last week I realized how important it is to add a happiness task in your day. What is a happiness task? This one is quite simple. A happiness task is a task that makes you feel happy because you achieved it. My Partner and I tend to disagree about the type of tasks that suppose to make you happy and feel productive. On that day I had a list of 11 […]

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The Biggest Mistake People Make When They Come to China

Note from Shlomo: This is a Guest post from Nick Ramil from The Elevator Life . Nick and Tim are amazing guys who specialize in manufacturing goods and wine Import & Export in China. They also teach other entrepreneurs how to build such a business in China which I greatly appreciate.  In Addition these guys have launched several KickStarter campaigns building awesome products and pre-selling in hundreds thousands of dollars. I like what they do and just like I’ve been wanting to help […]

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The Art of Growing Your Team – Listening

People say that you really become committed to your startup only when you do your first hire. You’ve got employees now and you are responsible for them, their happiness and even thier family. They count on you…and that’s tough! I’ve mentioned that my role have changed now that I’ve done my first hire. This past month and a half brought a lot of changes on AppInChina.co, good changes! We’ve made tremendous progress […]

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What is Strategy?

What You Should be Working on When Your Startup is Growing?

Note from Shlomo: Startup CEOs are pushed up the scale as they grow and need to work on totally different tasks when growing their startup. One of those tasks is “Strategy”. I always wondered what this word means and what people mean when they say “strategy”, expecailly for a startup. Here is what “Strategy” and the “Bigger Picture” is like for me in AppInChina.co . Read on and share your […]

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quora questions

9 Quora Questions About China’s Mobile App Market

I’ve recently became a Quora junky. I love this website and how much info you are able get and learn from. I’ve been exploring what people know about China’s Mobile app Market because Of AppInChina.co obviously and added my 2 cents as well. I found these following 9 questions to be interesting also because I hear those questions often from my clients as well. Here are 9 questions to educate […]

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Start small

This $1 Can Change Your Life; Personal Finance 101 for Entrepreneurs

“If I put all your money in my startup, what’s going to happen in the future if my startup fails?” Let’s be honest about this. It’s really scary when your future is not determined and you are yet to succeed with your startup. Most startups fails and it’s a financial risk compared to collect the pay check once a month. Here is a principle that can ease it on you on […]

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