2021, Launch your business in China

February 10, 2021
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2021, Launch your business in China

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Starting from 2016, XNode initiated its Launch China Program to help foreign startups expand their business and penetrate to the Chinese market.

In these five years, XNode cross-border acceleration service has built an alumni network with:

  • 73 startups accelerated in our programs from 16 countries
  • 19 startups started their Chinese business after the acceleration with China angle


  • raised $67 Million USD in their last round of funding
  • most of them scaled up and some of them IPOed after they launch in China

XNode has built its reputation by providing its services to more and more top-notch tech startups year by year. XNode helped:

Review of Cross-Border Acceleration in 2020

01 | China-Singapore Innovation Launchpad Acceleration Programme completed Shanghai Batch 2.

2 Startups gained significant traction

7 Startups gained opportunities follow-ups

02 | Throughout H2, 2020, XNode and leading Korean startup ecosystem builder, Born2Global Centre, co-ran the first Boot-X online acceleration program virtually with three promising Korean startups in logistics, MedTech and water treatment sectors.

3 Startups gained opportunities follow-ups

03 | XNode and Foxconn Group co-ran hardware-focused acceleration virtually with NURVV Run, a UK-based tech-startup.

1 startup set partnership with Foxconn group

04 | Unlocked ARTC Startup Challenge 2020 with 5 leading AI startups to create value for multiple world-class corporations.

5 A.I. startups presented their proof-of-concepts

05 | After a full year of coordinating, planning and learning, we did it!! With 600+ application submissions from 18 countries all over Africa, we concluded our URBUNX DemoDay that created the opportunity for our 12, cohort 1 startups to demo their solutions to the 135+ ecosystem and investment partners in attendance.

12 startups offered their sustainable solutions to critical urban challenges in Africa

06 | Starting from 2020, XNode has worked with Swissnex and started to provide customized go-to-market reports for Swiss tech startups to prepare themselves before landing in China.

2 startups gained insights on their customized concerns on their go-to-market strategies

Memorandum of Understanding

01 | On December 8, 2020, the Global Innovation Alliance Network expands to Shenzhen with XNode, where we set up a new office to further connect the nodes of innovation.

02 | XNode and STARTPLATZ have closed a partnership to promote collaborating closely and to bridge the Chinese and the German start-up ecosystem.

By bringing two major accelerators together a transnational exchange between start-ups of both countries is a big step forward to help start-ups to discover and to expand in new markets.

Next program in 2021

Welcome to scan the QR code and join the Demo Day of China-Singapore Innovation Launchpad Shenzhen Batch 1 on February 22, 2021!

XNode is looking forward to being part of startups’ journey in scaling up and help them launch in China.