2021 XNode x Born2Global Virtual Acceleration Kickoff

June 24, 2021
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2021 XNode x Born2Global Virtual Acceleration Kickoff

XNode kicks off another year of startup acceleration program with leading Korean startup ecosystem builder, Born2Global Centre, virtually with 5 Korean startups looking to expand to China. Life Salad, Medical Innovation Developer, ADDD, oneCHARGE Solutions, and HILOKCAL are promising startups in foodtech, medtech, marketing tech, EV charging, and edutech.

With deeper China market understanding through customized 1-on-1 consulting, market research, and pitch training from China angle, these five Korean startups are accelerating their penetration to China.

From 2020, XNode formed partnership with Born2Global, major Korean government agency under the Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT) for cross-border acceleration programs. Over the next month, XNode with work with these five startups with full-fledged virtual offering.

Startup Overview

Life Salad Inc

Life Salad is a foodtech company to provide personalized precision nutrition solution based on food science and data science. Life Salad’s products include Wellness Shake for everyday wellness and Wellcare Shake for chronic disease care. It has penetrated into various market including B2B (Hyundai Dept Store and Drugstore) and B2C (social commerce etc.)

Medical Innovation Developer Co., Ltd

Medical Innovation Developer provides medical devices and preventive management measures. The data enables governments and agencies to formulate realistic policies. Its most developed product, Digital X-ray Radiography Auto Decipher (DxRAD) expands diagnosis range, increases accuracy, and reduces scan reading time for lung diseases etc. based on AI technology.


ADDD is an AI-based advertising technology start-up company, pursuing the use of AI to create effective and efficient advertising. ADDD has built an AI mobile advertising platform, which can be used for all vehicles. Users can create their ads based on the platform's quantitative and qualitative indicators. At the same time, based on the system optimization data of the AI engine, ADDD can provide customers with real-time artificial intelligence reports.

oneCHARGE Solutions Korea Co. LTD

oneCHARGE is an award-winning Asian start-up company that specializes in electric vehicle charging technology and provides management solutions with the assistance of computer vision and artificial intelligence. oneCHARGE provide car manufacturers with charging network design and construction services; and for real estate developers, oneCHARGE provides comprehensive public charging facilities solutions to support their management and operation.


HILOKAL provides a social language exchange app which connects native speakers with language learners. HILOKAL targets learners from all over the world who want to practice foreign language conversation while having fun and helps users improve learning and work efficiency by voice recognition, AI voice correction, and matching algorithms.

About Born2Global Centre

Founded in September 2013, Born2Global is a major Korean government agency under the Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT) contributing to the national startup ecosystem and beyond. Each year, Born2Global selects over 100 startups with high potential for entering the global market.