June 23, 2018
June 23rd, on the occasion of the visit of French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe in Shanghai, la French Tech Shanghai was honored to talk with the delegation led by French Secretary of State of Digital Affairs Mounir Mahjoubi and Director of la French Tech Kat Borlongan. This precious meeting was held at XNode Jing’An Space, a Corporate - Startup Innovation Accelerator and partner of La French Tech Shanghai.
June 14, 2018
XNode, as the conference partner of CES Asia, held a Corporation innovation Roundtable at CES Asia. The roundtable forum invited Zhou Wei, Founder and CEO of XNode, Kapil Kane, Director of Innovation at Intel China, Olivier Marescq, Senior Project Manager at Pernod Ricard China and Holly Yuan, Chief Operating Officer of SAP Labs China to discuss how corporations can ignite innovation in their companies.
April 19, 2018
Shanghai, April 19, 2018 – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, announced its partnership with XNode, an international incubator and accelerator well associated with vibrant startup communities and corporate intrapreneurs in China.
April 4, 2018
On March 30th, the fifth round of Corporate Innovation Roundtable was successfully held by X·CIP Corporate Innovation (XNode ZhangJiang Space @VΠ NAXIAN 800). 20 large companies with a total of 40 innovative leaders participated in the roundtable with a hands-on experience of ideation workshop and speed-dating exchanges. Together we tried to break away from the conventional thinking and to explore on the theme "How to Find Intrapreneurs and Generate Ideas for Innovation". Let us review the highlights and takeaways of this roundtable.
April 4, 2018
On March 30th, XNode Pitching! 10 on Sino-Korean Content Startups powered by KOCCA LAUNCHPAD was successfully completed! The pitch competition was opened to Chinese content startups as well as international startups from Korea, Japan and Spain.
January 18, 2018
We are standing at the forefront of the innovation era in China. An era where China turns on its engine of entrepreneurship. An era where corporates are slowly opening their doors; where taking risks is encouraged; where failure is celebrated. On January 18th 2018, we organized 2018 first Corporate Innovation Roundtable at XNode.
December 14, 2017
Known as one of the largest Fintech competition in Asia, Fintech Finals 2018 (FF18) Shanghai Semi-final pitch was concluded last week at XNode's JingAn space. The event served as a great testbed for startups to validate their ideas and theories in the field of financial technology.
December 7, 2017
This time round, 9 projects have been selected to compete for the chance to join I2R Batch 5. At I2R StartupX, the winning teams will be get to interact with several outstanding external entrepreneurs, immersing themselves in an entrepreneurial environment. They will get a first-hand experience facing front-line customers and developing new products with the potential of disrupting existing markets.
October 27, 2017
Intel’s I2R StartupX has officially launched in XNode Corporate Innovation Hub. StartupX is the natural next step for I2R, aimed to take Intel’s intrapreneurs out of the corporate nest, guide them to think and act like startup founders, and help them close their first sale faster.
October 18, 2017
“XNode Pitching! 9” / The 9th Tech50 Pitch Competition: Retail Innovation Pitch has ended on a high note. Similar to previous pitching organized by XNode, these events were held with the objective of encouraging an active ecosystem of ideas and innovation. This time, XNode, together with Tech50, had the chance to host this event with the theme focused on retail innovation.
October 17, 2017
"On October 12, Xnode participated in one of Europe's largest events on entrepreneurship. The "innogeneration day" took place in Paris, with several thousands of participants: entrepreneurs, managers, investors, government officials, academics, etc...
September 19, 2017
On September 19th, we hosted 2017 Zhangjiang MNC Open Innovation Forum at XNode Zhangjiang Space @VΠ NAXIAN 800. This event was held in line with this year's China Debuts 'Mass Entrepreneurship, Innovation Week', reflecting the theme of “Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Gathering New Development Momentum”.
September 19, 2017
XNode, a Startup Accelerator and Corporate Innovation Hub in Shanghai, is delighted to welcome Intel’s I2R Startup X to our innovative corporate community. I2R Startup X is designed to give Intel China employees a unique perspective into the inner workings of startup world. It will be located at our Jing’An co-working space where Intel teams will accelerate their internal projects outside of familiar corporate walls. This initiative aims to foster a culture of entrepreneurship, collaboration and co-creation amongst the corporate innovators by completely immersing them within the vibrant startup ecosystem.
June 13, 2017
On June 8, FashionEX, together with XNode and Takumi Innovators, discussed the new trends in Asia's fashion technology, with fans and entrepreneurs from the industry at CES Asia. We identified key issues, opportunities and challenges facing the industry. Topics cover the combination of fashion and technology, the new clothing materials, functional and conceptual focus and the development direction of online and offline retailor experiences.
April 21, 2017
XNode is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with HighTechXL, a well-known and successful European accelerator. Together, we aim to establish an Open Innovation hub for both corporates and startups alike in Shanghai, China. This is made possible by promoting and leveraging on XNode’s and HightechXL’s high-quality resources.
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.