March 17, 2017
With 25 years of turning business innovation into revenue, XNode is proud to present Martin Daffner as the newest member of our dedicated team. Martin will be at the helm of XNode’s new focus on the Corporate Innovation scene as our Senior Innovation Architect.
February 24, 2017
On 13th February 2017, the first cohort of startups arrived at the Australian Landing Pad in Shanghai. 3 startups have now commenced their 90-day residency at XNODE, with the remaining two joining in the coming weeks.
Le Wagon Coding Bootcamp takes residence @XNode
February 6, 2017
Exciting news! We're thrilled to announce that the global coding school originating from France, Le Wagon, will be taking up residence in our JingAn Space!
This exciting partnership will mean fresh batches of tech geeks coming in on a regular basis and will be a great addition to our growing tech community! Le Wagon is doing big things in China, helping to bring technical skills to creative people. To learn more about or apply to Le Wagon's programs check them out here.
January 19, 2017
At the Pitching Contest held on 19 January at XNode, International students presented their pitch and threw some light on the prototypes of their products. The event was a result of a 5-month long program called "Language, Culture and Innovation for Entrepreneurship". It has been designed for international students of master level or professionals.
December 17, 2016
ChinaTech Day - Fintech Summit was successfully held in Shanghai on December 17th. The 1-day summit covered 6 topics which included current industry practices, trends and future development of Fintech. This rapidly expanding industry event attracted over 600 engineers and key financial industry players. The event was organized by Geekbang and XNode, supported by Science and Technology Commission of Jing’an District of Shanghai, to explore and define the scope of Fintech in China.
December 6, 2016
Initiated by Geekbang & XNode, ChinaTech Day refers to a series of activities aiming to build partnerships within the industry, showcase the competitiveness of Chinese technology, share practical experiences, promote technological dissemination and innovation, and connect Chinese tech experts with the world. After Tokyo last year, Chinese CTOs are meeting their peers in San Francisco. The journey details on the link below.
November 24, 2016
November 22, 2016
On Tuesday (22nd November), XNode’s startups got the chance to rub shoulders with their fellow community members and gain inspiration from their coworking neighbors at our first installment of “XNode Sharing Sessions”.
JingAn District Coworking Space Union has Officially been Announced
November 18, 2016
November 18, JingAn district coworking space union has officially been announced and the First Plenary Meeting of the Council successfully held. This union is led by XNode and made up of 32 members: coworking spaces, service providers and startup platforms.
Darc Matter is one step closer to Gold after the FF17 Fintech Competition in Shanghai
November 15, 2016
On November 15th, 7 Fintech startups competed in the Fintech (FF17) Pitch Competition semi-finals in Shanghai.
Darc Matter, a global Fintech platform that streamlines the capital raising process for asset managers and provides investors with transparent, direct access to funds won the first prize: a $2,000 prize, free access to XNode space for 2 months and to attend to the FF17 Hong Kong Final. With Quancept and DATA88 ranking second and third.
XNode @ Slush Shanghai
October 31, 2016
We had the privilege to spend the day at Slush and connect with some of the leading players in Shanghai’s startup ecosystem. There were exceptional speeches and a great audience in attendance. It was so much fun connecting with all the various startups and other entrepreneurs.
Geekbang & XNode Signed a Strategic Cooperation
October 31, 2016
Geekbang and XNode's strategic cooperation signing ceremony was held at Slush Shanghai on October 31st. Geekbang, an IT learning service provider and XNode, an international startup accelerator, will work together to further strengthen business partnerships in the growing tech community in China. Together, they will help tech experts start and grow their own startups and will cooperate on corporate innovation services, to help large corporations transform and adapt to the increasingly disruptive tech business world.
JNode Strenghtens Relationship with Japan Tech Ecosystem
October 31, 2016
On 31st October, JNode from Shanghai, SYNTREND from Taipei, Startuo Go!Go! from Fukuoka, The DECK from Osaka and DMM and ABBA Lab from Tokyo held a MOU signing ceremony at Slush Shanghai. Together, they will create a more connected startup and innovation ecosystem among Mainland China, Japan and Taiwan. JNode a joint venture with XNode, is a cross border startup accelerator focused on linking the Chinese and Japanese startup ecosystem.
XNode Announced as Location of Shanghai's Australian Landing Pad
September 7, 2016
The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) has officially opened the Australian Landing Pad at XNode's Accelerator and coworking space in Shanghai. The Shanghai Landing Pad is one of five global hubs helping Australian startups innovate, accelerate, and go global.
The Power of International Innovation!
August 26, 2016
This time for XNode Pitching! we teamed up with Seedstars World to give the participating startups a chance to pitch on the world stage. It was a tight competition, with ed-tech startup C-Lap taking home to top prize. They'll be heading to Switzerland later this year for the finals.
August 13, 2016
Whether you're just looking for some desk space and internet access for the day or something larger but temporary to accommodate your (soon to be) million dollar start-up, Shanghai offers a decent range of coworking spaces to suit your needs. Here's a big list of some of the better and well-known coworking spaces in the city, and what they're offering.
Government officials to visit XNode
August 11, 2016
XNode has already been honored to receive several important visitors this month. The guests were some of the government heads from the JingAn District Commission of CPC, the District Government of Jingan, and the Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai.
XNode Pitching Day
April 15, 2016
Ginmon from Germany secured 1st place and Quan’s cute character earned them 2nd place. Both have won a free stay at XNode and are already in discussions with investors from our panel.
Big Banks VS. FinTech StartUps
April 1, 2016
Organized by mediaman, KapronAsia, China FinTech and XNode StartUp accelerator the event was designed to provide attendees with information about the latest trends in financial technology, the future of innovation for banks in China, and the approach being taken in response to the new competition.
Velvet and XNode announce official strategic partnership
March 2, 2016
XNODE is excited to announce an official strategic partnership with VELVET digital strategy and activation agency. VELVET is a China-born, French-led digital strategy and activation agency serving luxury and premium brands.
Let's take a look at our exciting year of 2015
February 6, 2016
2016 is a big year for us, we’re diversifying the XNode brand into new markets and unveiling our new Corporate Innovation Services project. We’re continuing to expand our global presence by connecting new overseas incubators/accelerators (Rocketspace, NUMA, etc.), more of the worlds leading professional services teams (Roland Berger, King & Wood Mallesons, Deloitte, etc.), and even more domestic/international VCs (e.ventures, etc.).
All this, while still preparing the best working spaces in the top locations in Shanghai, with spaces on Donghu Lu and North Bund set to open their doors later this year.
Attract Asia, A Track to Asia
January 22, 2016
It’s been 2 months since XNode JingAn first opened its doors and we’re filling up fast. Now that the space is bustling, we’ve decided it’s the right time to start a new chapter in our community building project called “Meet Your Neighbors!”
Israel startups connection
December 9, 2015
StartupEast is the first Israeli-pan-Asian startup accelerator and microfund, which goal is to create and nurture successful joint startups across the continent.
Looking to move your knowledge of UX?
December 8, 2015
XNode has once again had the pleasure of welcoming a group of industry leaders to host a workshop at our Jing’An space. This particular event focused on User Experience (UX) and was led by Alex Duncan from KAWO, Jenny Hsu of Shopilist and Alan Stafford from Frog.
XNode Hosts EO
December 4, 2015
Last night 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.
XNode at TechCrunch Beijing
November 3, 2105
As one of the best tech summit around the world, TechCrunch Event is always a best opportunity for startups, investors, incubators get the latest trend.On Nov.3rd, the TechCrunch Beijing come again and XNode set a big booth to welcome everyone in the center of China.
XNode's first XNode Pitching!
October 30, 2015
After almost 2-month preparation, XNode launched our first demo day-XNode Pitching! on Oct 30th. XNode take fully charge of each segment including BP screening, pre-pitch coaching, judge inviting.The final chosen 8 teams come from four countries including China, USA, Japan and South Korea, and 6 judges are all partners from top VC. XNode is always hoping to maintain the service provided to startups with top quality.
Google Entrepreneur Summer Camp Shanghai
August 16, 2015
Together with Google, the 12-days Google Entrepreneur Summer Camp started in XNode space, the students from top universities across the whole country will get full package training including marketing, programming, UI/UX design, etc.
XNode's Joint Venture JNode Announced
August 5, 2015
JNode, a joint venture with XNode, is a cross border startup accelerator focused on linking the Chinese and Japanese startup ecosystem. JNode facilitates startups by helping them expand into foreign markets, and simultaneously provides corporate innovation services including, but not limited to linking corporations to the startups.