Pitching a business concept at the QUT C3 conference

Hi! I’m Nick McIntosh.

This website is my personal blog and it’s where I keep track of some of my ideas and thoughts – it’s my internet home base.

Here you can find some of the projects I’ve worked on, the experiments I’ve tried, and generally what’s grabbing my attention.

I spend a lot of my time in the world of entrepreneurship and internet start-ups – I’m a Product Manager at App Annie.  But my passions extent into marketing, psychology and lifestyle design.

But what do I actually do?

As of April 2012

  • I live in Beijing, China
  • I’m studying Mandarin Chinese and would like to be conversationally fluent by the end of 2012
  • I’m working on several digital marketing projects for clients in China and Australia
  • I’m trying to do as much travel around China as possible
  • I’m building a network of great people, doing interesting things in China
  • I’m doing a lot of yoga
  • I’m challenging myself

In the past, some of the things I’ve done are

Lived in Brisbane, Australia

I’m interested in lifestyle design and work hard to consciously choose my path in life

I am a freelance business helper – I work with business owners and operators and help them to achieve their goals using digital tools.

I run The Hive networking events with my friends Mike Boyd and Walter Haas

I co-founded a tech startup called Orange Dot Pty Ltd with my friend Rhys Cooper

I co-founded a band management and touring company called Long Coast All Stars with my friend Rhys Cooper

I went to Gladstone State High School (2000)

I went to the University of Queensland and have degrees in Commerce (Accounting) and Information Technology

I worked as an accountant for 5 years

I used to write a blog called Eat Drink Brisbane which reviewed restaurants

I have a facebook page and a twitter account and a Youtube channel and a Linked In profile

I like to conduct experiments on myself in the name of personal development

I have a flickr account

I bookmark interesting things using delicious

I live rock climbing and snowboarding and motorcycles and other scary things

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