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    Social Business Modelling Part Ⅲ: Business Logistics @ HeZuo Lab

    September 21, 2016

    In this workshop, you will learn how to scale your social business by; generating key activities and resources, figuring out which stakeholders are most relevant, and figuring out the costs and pricing for your product.

    XNode Announced as Location of Shanghai Landing Pad

    September 6, 2016

    XNode is proud to have been chosen to work with Austrade landing pad, and is looking forward to helping talented Australian start-ups grow their businesses on a global scale.

    Season 3, The Business Strategy Game @ Shanghai

    August 27, 2016​

    Using a business strategy board game to simulate real life company operations, participants will learn business tools to improve management skills and capital allocation decisions. Profit and Loss Statements, Balance Sheets and Cash Flow Statements are used throughout the process. A great opportunity to practice your business skills!

    XNode Pitching! Connecting the Best Startup in Shanghai to the World

    August 25, 2016​​

    On August 25th in XNode's JingAn space, after rigorous selection by XNode and Seedstars World, China’s best seed stage startups come to compete in front of our expert panel of judges. They're looking to represent the country at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland and win up to USD 1 million in equity investment from top investors around the world.

    Supar Workshop - How Startups Design Stock-Based Long-Term Incentives for Employees

    August 24, 2016​​​

    Keynote speaker Mr. Morgan Jiang, international partner of KWM Law Firm (King & Wood Mallesons), together with seasoned KWM tax partner Mr. Bill Ye & Ms. Peggy Zhu, consulting director of Aon Hewitt (Human Capital Consulting), will continue to elaborate in depth on real case studies of how startups design stock-based long-term incentives for their employees.

    Regulatory Environment for Fintechs in China @ Next Money SHA

    August 18, 2016​​​

    Next Money is the world’s fastest growing Fintech collaboration platform built by a global network of innovators, communities, events and programs. At our meetups, you'll meet leading local bankers, innovators, Fintech founders, regulators, designers, technologists and more. Let's get together, share ideas, views, talk Fintech and more.

    XNode Pitching! VR & AR Geeks from Gangnam

    June 30, 2016​​​​

    Meet the coolest and latest VR/AR startups from Korea

    Supar Workshop – How Startups Design Stock-Based Long-Term Incentives for Employees

    June 29, 2016

    Keynote speaker Mr. Morgan Jiang, international partner of King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) Law Firm, together with seasoned KWM tax partner Mr. Bill Ye, and consulting director of Aon Hewitt (Human Capital Consulting) Ms. Peggy Zhu, will share with us how startups plan key factors in the design of stock-based long-term incentives for their employees.

    Marketing Strategy Seminar

    June 25, 2016

    The 2nd marketing strategy seminar organised by Wa Kyo Kai and XNode Samurai Hub is coming. Asaji Yasuo will be the keynote speaker and share his knowledge in the industry. Asaji Yasuo has been working for YAMAHA for over 30 years with rich experience in marketing and overseas expansion.

    Why InsurTech is the New Fintech in Asia

    June 21, 2016

    Current transformations of global societies are deeply impacting the traditional insurance value chain. AXA Group, the leading French multinational insurer, has launched AXA Lab Asia in 2015 in order to integrate technology into the insurance ecosystem in China and Asia.

    Ctrip Travel Talk – Life on a Cruise

    June 19, 2016

    Learn more about the slow travel style, and the unique experience of cruise traveling.

    What We Talk About When We Talk About Coffee

    June 18, 2016

    Meet HandGround, a crowd-collaborated coffee grinder from the Kickstarter community, which seeks to improve your coffee experience through a precise and consistent grind

    Bayer China Healthcare Hackathon

    June 17, 2016

    On june 17-18 in Shanghai, Bayer will host a24 hour hackathon where six university teams will work to develop new ideas, APPs, and business models.

    Retail Tech China

    June 17, 2016

    Retail Tech China, the largest Business France event dedicated to the retail industry technologies in China is coming to Shanghai on Friday, June 17th.

    Hackathon Renaissance

    May 21, 2016

    SegmentFault with AngelHack will hold Hackathon in Beijing, Shenzhen and Shanghai.
    As always,competition lasts two days.Players must complete program within 24 hours.

    AfCham Afterwork

    May 17, 2016

    Promote a healthy business environment for African and European investors in China
    Strengthen commercial ties between Africa and China.

    ChinaTech Day - Japan

    May 12, 2016

    Through this innovation journey, we aim to inspire Chinese tech people for more innovation, raise innovative mindset, broaden their horizon, and shape the future.

    Accelerate - Your Time to Success

    May 4, 2016

    May Busch brings a fresh perspective to helping people and organizations lead positive change and achieve their goals. Drawing on 24 years of personal experience in a high-powered career (most known recently as Chief Operating Officer of Morgan Stanley Europe), the influence of her Chinese heritage, and models from economics, management and psychology,

    Building the Future with Japanese Tech

    April 29, 2016

    Ever wondered what the leading Japanese tech start-ups are up to today? Excited about
    how groundbreaking ideas and technologies will shape our lives in the near future?

    IE Women Venture Day Shanghai

    April 27, 2016

    April 27th, 2016. At the IE Women Venture Day Shanghai participating start-ups will present their business elevator pitch in front of a jury comprised of a unique mix of industry experts, venture capitalists, business angels and investors.

    Scaling Sustainability Through Tech

    April 26, 2016

    Feel the urge to make the world a batter place? And wonder whether tech is the key? Come and join us at shis upcoming event,and talk to entrepreneurs and tech experts!

    How to Leverage the Power of Interns to Build a Team

    April 26, 2016

    In this two hour workshop, Bradley A. Feuling will be discussing how an effective internship program can provide your current team with opportunities to expand their skill sets through people management.

    China Fintech Shanghai Breakfast Session

    April 19, 2016

    In this China Fintech breakfast session, David Lee, an expert in Fintech and a visiting professor from Singapore Management University will lead a dynamic panel of start-ups big and small to discuss and better understand the key challenges for China's fintech start-ups and how they are meeting these challenges.

    How to Build the Best Team

    April 18, 2016

    The same day, Mr. Oshima Keisuke will discuss with you how to create the best team through breakfast meeting,Sign up quickly, space is very limited. Investors and corporate are welcomed!

    XNode Pitching! 3

    April 15, 2016

    We’re looking forward to seeing who will raise funds from this season, as there has already been some investor interest in startups from this batch. XNode, as a startup accelerator, supports our entrepreneurs in all aspects, but successfully raising funds is one of the top priorities for a startup. As such, it is one of our top priorities to create a platform XNode Pitching!

    Get Crowdfunded The Essentials

    April 14, 2016

    Crowdfunding has made it easier for entrepreneurs and startups to introduce their products and services to the market. Among the popular crowdfunding websites are Kickstarter and Indiegogo, which has served as a testing ground for budding businessmen to see how consumers will receive their ideas and how well they could handle tricky situations that come with the territory.

    Sino-Japan Cross-Border E-Commerce Strategies

    April 1, 2016

    The cross-border trading is increasing quickly and will continue the trend. Samurai hub has invited experts from in this area and share the industry insights.

    China FinTech - Driving Banking Innovation

    March 23, 2016

    Fintech promises to be either the biggest enabler for the financial industry or the biggest disruptor. Ant Financial, Lufax, Tencent, and CreditEase are just a few of the companies that are threatening to change the face of finance in China. In this China Fintech Spring Forum, innovation leaders from banks in China will share their views on the key needs and drivers of innovation in China’s banks as well as how their bank is approaching innovation and dealing with the competition.

    Father of USB say: hey~let's innovate!

    March 10, 2016

    The Israeli Economic Mission in Shanghai and XNode are honored to have Mr. Dov Moran as a keynote speaker and leading TMT investor on March 10th.

    Ctrip Travel Talk: Tibet – A Sacred Heaven on Earth

    February 27, 2016

    Tibetan native, Penba Tashi, and Tibetan enthusiast, Bertrand Cristau, will share their personal experiences while discussing Tibet’s magical highlights. Inside knowledge of the region and classic travel routes will be introduced,

    How Fintech Disrupts Today's Business World

    February 23, 2016

    Swissnex China is Switzerland’s outpost for Science, Technology, Innovation and Culture in China. We invite experts in blockchain technology under the FinTech umbrella to join us. Blockchain has the potential to fundamentally alter business relationships by offering a completely new structure for transactions.

    Campus Talent Discovery Program

    January 21, 2016

    Use our language artificial intelligence to make better decisions. The way we speak is unique, and correlates with our behaviors. Seedlink’s technology predicts what people will do based on their language

    Beers for Books

    January 20, 2016

    B4B is a charity party for kids in poor parts of China. 10RMB (one book) will be donated for every drink. PenchaKucha is a presentation event which is held in more than 800 cities. 5 speakers who each have unique ideas will share them with you. You can help children by enjoying the presentation, networking, and drinking.

    EO GSEA China

    January 16, 2016

    The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA)
    welcomes you to our community of student entrepreneurs! You are part of an elite worldwide group of entrepreneurs who are actively operating a business while attending a university – no small task!

    XNode Pitching! 2

    January 15, 2016

    7 teams pitched their businesses to our panel of judges, all of whom are senior partners at China’s top capital funds.
    There was a wide range of offerings from the start-ups with AI & Big Data, Internet of Things, and retail just to name a few.

    XNode Christmas Party

    December 18, 2015

    XNode Christmas party with our tenants and partners.
    Celebrate this year's Christmas with your ugly sweater at XNode!

    Little Orange Lantern @ Tongji University

    December 13, 2015

    Tongji Venture Valley, 1km Cafe and XNode invited XNode mentors to enter Tongji university, share their expertise with students. We continue XNode Little Lantern class, to help young students getting closer to their entrepreneur dream.

    Google Android Competition Final - University Candidates

    December 12, 2015

    Final for Google Android Competition by university students all over China was held at Google Shanghai headquarter on December 112th. The candidates presented their products in front of mentors from different industries. The winner with 100,000RMB award went to UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) by Haerbin Institute of Technology.

    Innovation and Startup in the Big Data Era

    December 12, 2015

    The Forum aims to gather elites in the industry from universities all over China, focus on innovation and startup trend in China, use big data to analyse the chance and challege of innovation and entrepreneurship.

    StartupEast China Roadshow

    December 8, 2015

    StartupEast has brought 6 Israeli startups to a road show in China. The startups has demonstrated at XNode on December 8th as their stop in Shanghai.

    EGO Workshop

    December 4, 2015

    EGO (Extra Geek's Organization) Shanghai branch was established on September 9th 2015.

    The sharing and learning by Yang Jun, CTO of DaDa, took place at XNode JingAn on December 4th.

    Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Workshop

    December 3, 2015

    We privilege to hold the Monthly Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Workshop, welcoming some of the biggest names in the Shanghai entrepreneurial world to our XNode space in Jing’an. I think it goes without saying, we were pretty excited to host them.

    Supar Workshop - Legal issues at initial stage of startups

    November 23, 2015

    This Supar Forum features Bill Ye, the tax partner of King & Wood Mallesons, sharing his knowledge on the legal issues at initial stage of startups for 2 hours in XNode Jing’An Space.

    LEGO Serious Play

    November 19, 2015

    LEGO serious play(LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®) ,which is created from Danish toymaker LEGO, is a kind of interesting "practical thinking" creative inspiration training tool and has been used in numerous well-known enterprises in more than 20 countries around the world. The Umore and Danish certification trainer joined to provide enterprises with 2-day Lego seriously play training courses and it will be held in the XNode Bay Valley space so that local enterprises have the opportunity to experience the inspiration and creativity brought by this activity.

    XNode Pitching! 1

    October 30, 2015

    Xnode launched a road show recently. We abandon numerous dazzled links and tedious speeches and hope to return to the beginning and create a demo by the high quality of startup teams and judges.

    The essence of XNode Pitching! is to let startup teams directly face the investors. And it is also one of the important support that XNode provide for startup teams.

    Little Orange Lantern @ SUFE

    October 14, 2015

    On the evening of October 14, the "Struggle is not hard - Business and Finance Forum" was held in Shanghai University of Fin. & Econ where XNode CEO Wei Zhou and business mentor Bill Ye gave a sharing session for more than 100 students and put forward some suggestions for them.

    DaoCloud: R & D experience in startup companies

    September 19, 2015

    XNode invited DaoCloud co-founders Yong Yu and Feng Guo to share practical experience in startup companies. Amazon AWS senior architect Yi Wang was invited as the special guest to share how to use cloud computing to accelerate innovation with participants

    XDemo Day Shanghai

    September 12, 2015

    XDemo, one of the the youngest activities in the TNT series, is held every month to bring good business teams and products for startups around China. This time we targeted Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Beijing and other entrepreneurial cities, and opened up the international arena in San Francisco and AWS business.

    Geekidoo - MZ Star "Geek Beans" School

    September 5, 2015

    Geekidoo - MZ Star "Geek Beans" School
    Scratch Plus #Special Classroom# vs Google X training

    Objective: cultivate the creative thinking of students in primary and middle school

    Google 2015 college students startup training camp

    August 14, 2015

    Google’s 2015 college student’s startup training camp was held in our very own XNode Bay Valley space.
    30 students split into 10 teams came to the training camp with nothing but their fledgling product. Twelve days later, they left with a polished version of their product with input and advice from 20 startup mentors.

    Supar Workshop - Ping Ping talks about financing

    July 4, 2015

    We’re gearing up for the third Supar Forum! This Forum’s focus is on the problem of financing startups and is set to take place in XNode’s Bay Valley space.

    Hong Kong & Taiwanese Entrepreneurs Exchange

    June 10, 2015

    Partners from MIC (Taiwan) and Cyberport (Hongkong) came to XNode North Bund space to communicate with Chinese entrepreneurs.

    Internet of Things Forum between China & Korea

    June 10, 2015

    An opportunity to welcome our friends from D.Camp (largest venture base and incubator in Korea), Mr. Zheng from the Consulate General of Korea to Shanghai, Mr. Shen from NEOPLY and Mr. Bai, the president of IT Enterprises Association of Korea, in our XNode North Bund space.

    AXA Corporate Meeting 2015

    June 1, 2015

    On June 1st, AXA held its annual Corporate Meeting for 2015 in XNode’s North Bund space. With Chinese innovation becoming more noticeable around the world, AXA, one of the world's largest insurance companies, are keeping a close eye on Shanghai this year.

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