What are the official startup incubators in Shanghai?

Q & A ForumWhat are the official startup incubators in Shanghai?
Dorian Lee Staff asked 10 months ago

Hi,
I’m looking into incubators to launch a AI-related startup in Shanghai.
I’m having difficulties finding the official ones, that work with the SH entry-exit bureau to make me eligible for the entrepreneur visa which would be a tremendous help for me to start my company there.
I know STJU’s Science Park is one, and I believe K-Tech as well. However, I was wondering if there were other incubators that could help with the entrepreneur visa process.
 
Thank you

3 Answers
ShanghaiExitEntry Staff answered 10 months ago

I would recommend looking into Xnode Accelerator in Shanghai. They have three locations in Shanghai but main office is a stone-throw away from Jing’an temple. 
Not sure if Xnode specifically handles entrepreneur visas but they are known to help foreign SMEs enter into China. 
As far as I am aware, if you graduated from a Chinese university, you’ll have an easier time getting the entrepreneur visa. If not, you probably need a masters/phd degree from one of the top 100 universities in the world or something… 
 
Good luck!!

ShanghaiExitEntry Staff answered 10 months ago

I just checked with someone from Xnode and unfortunately they cannot help you but the person said you can check these two resources out:

  1. http://cyszwx.shtic.com/member.html
  2. and search for the wechat official account: GATEWAY创业首站
Dorian Lee answered 10 months ago

Thank you for your help, I will check it out!

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