• Global Innovation China Engine

    We help companies explore the possibilities of innovation to accelerate business growth and generate high returns

  • WE HELP
    STARTUPS, ESTABLISHED COMPANIES, LARGE ENTERPRISES
    CREATE THE NEW FUTURE

    The business world is constantly changing and companies need to innovate and actively respond to unknown challenges with agile action and an open mind. At the same time, in line with growing cultural pluralism and economic globalization, cooperation and win-win models has become the primary strategy for realizing rapid corporate development.


    XNode starts from entrepreneurs, connects the resources of large enterprises, and brings together the power of investment institutions, academia, government innovation agencies, and accelerators/incubators to gradually build a diverse entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem.

     

    XNode’s connected ecosystem helps companies to explore innovation opportunities and use proven methodologies and efficient organizational structures to enable innovation to grow businesses at lightning speed and generate high returns.

     

  • INNOVATION SERVICES

    XNode’s Venture Building is an all-new acceleration model. By matching the creativity, talents, and resources within the innovation ecosystem, we have formed a completely independent innovation vehicle, bringing advanced technologies to market within 9-months, and rapidly scaling businesses based on proven startup models.

     

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    XNode’s Scaleup Program is a cross-border startup acceleration service with an emphasis on providing holistic, instructive, and practical content. The program covers three key phases: cross-border mentoring, access to industry decision makers, and partner building. Currently, XNode has partnered with innovation agencies in five countries - Australia, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, and Italy - establishing bilateral cross-border channels to accelerate startups’ entry into new markets.

     

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    XNode's Corporate Innovation Program is a customized service based on the localization of mature Western open innovation methodologies, complemented by lean entrepreneurship and design thinking. We focus on identifying opportunities from real pain points of large enterprises, attaching importance to the process of innovation, and demanding quantifiable business output.

     

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  • CO-WORKING SPACE

    XNode Jingan space is located in the overseas Chinese Building of Jingan commercial circle, the heart of the city with extremely convenient transportation. Here, we provide comfortable office space, spacious event venues, a fragrant café, a beautiful balcony, and a small and exquisite mini golf course. We integrate leisure, openness, freedom, enthusiasm and other elements to provide the entrepreneurial team with the most international entrepreneurial space, experience different office experiences and be a part of the development of different companies.

     

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    Our Zhangjiang Space is an 8,000 sq meter entrepreneurial flagship complex, located in Zhangjiang Innopark. It is a technological landmark and major source of innovation in Shanghai. ZhangJiang Space is jointly created by XNode and Zhangjiang Science & Technology Venture Capital. Our coworking spaces are committed to providing corporate innovation services, connecting, collaborating and partnering amongst entrepreneurs and to awaken intrapreneurs. Since operations started in 2017, the Zhangjiang Space has attracted many teams of startups, with the main focus on industries such as smart hardware, robotics, biomedicine and technological services.

     

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  • TRACK RECORD: OUR ACHIEVEMENTS

    1121+ XNoders in Our Community

    97% NPS on Acceleration Programs

    43 Cross-border Startups Accelerated from 7 Countries

    152M+ USD Raised by Startups in our Programs

    249 Corporate Innovators Participated in 64 Corporate Acceleration Projects

    160M+ USD Revenue Generated for Corporate Innovators

  • OUR UNIQUE ADVANTAGES

    A Global Platform

    with Chinese roots

     

    We operate globally with offices in Shanghai, Tokyo, Paris and Eindhoven. We can therefore easily support and build innovation across the globe. Our team in Shanghai consists of 8 different nationalities while the large majority of our team is Chinese.

    We are the leading private corporate accelerator in China

     

    We‘re proud to be pioneering corporate open innovation in China without any government funding, and have proven to deliver measurable business impact for our clients.

    We operate like a startup. We understand the corporation.

     

    Our team is composed of entrepreneurs and corporate innovators in Chinese and international environments. We understand what it takes to drive innovation to result.

    Our programs are highly customized and localized

     

    We are able adapt to the needs and challenges of our stakeholders and don’t believe in one-solution-fits-all acceleration.

    We do not invest

    in startups

     

    There is no bias or conflict of interest when building collaboration between startups and corporates.

    We are building a top-notch Chinese Innovation ecosystem

     

    By working closely with academia, Chinese government, startups, scaleups and corporations.

  • LATEST NEWS

    XNode teamed up with Le Wagon and co-created a 5-day Scania Innovation & Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

    November 3, 2020

    From October 22nd to 26th, XNode teamed up with Le Wagon and co-created a 5-day Scania Innovation & Entrepreneurship Bootcamp. This Bootcamp aimed to empower Scania's in-house innovators to (1) refine their innovative ideas, (2) validate their proposition, and (3) develop an interactive prototype, through a series of tailor-made workshops that focused on ideation, programming, and pitching.

     

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    Wei Zhou, the CEO of XNode got Top 10 of Hurun Shanghai Tech Transfer Outstanding Contribution

    October 30, 2020

    "Tech Needs from China and China tech for the world". Glad to participate in the Inno-Match Expo (#Global #Technology #Transfer #Fair) and exchange with #tech #startups and other ecosystem players on the technology transfer (venture building). Congrats to Wei Zhou getting Top 10 of Hurun Shanghai Tech Transfer Outstanding Contribution and Emily Xu winning Star Performer Top 10! Through cross-border programs, XNode team keeps helping companies explore the possibilities of China launch.

     

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    XNode partnered with Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology

    September 23, 2020

    XNode partners with Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH), the leading tech festival for the Global-Asia innovation ecosystem. Taking place on 7-11 December 2020 with the Singapore FinTech Festival as SFF x SWITCH — get ready for an exciting week-long, round-the-clock, digital and physical event!

     

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