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Member Highlights

March 16, 2020

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Member Highlight: XNode

Linhan Wu

XNode

Programme Assistant

 

XNode is a community of entrepreneurs, innovators, founders, and explorers. Their passion lies in bridging the gap between corporates and startups, foster strong intrapreneurship, and provide both corporates and startups with a platform to demonstrate their expertise.

 

Linhan’s friendly demeanour would definitely draw you in to strike up a conversation! His wealth of knowledge about the China-Singapore innovation ecosystem is sure to make the conversation an informative and lasting one.

 

Check out interesting facts Linhan shared with Found8 below!

 

 

1. What about your work excites you?

Being in touch with the innovation ecosystem in China and Singapore, it brings me joy to see all the positive changes brought about by new innovations from startups and corporations.

 

2. What’s the best thing you’ve got going on in your life at the moment?

Feeling like the dumbest guy in the room! It is the best thing. The knowledge I sought from people I meet on a daily basis is remarkable!

 

3. What topic(s) could you give a 20-minute presentation on without any preparation?

  • Scouting for startups in China

  • Basic German, Spanish and Business Mandarin

  • Photography and visually-impactful slide decks

 

4. What are your interests or hobbies?

Aside from my job, languages and history are my biggest interests. I love meeting people from different parts of the world :)

 

5. Do you have a message for our community?

“If you see a tall asian guy having a crack at the puzzles on level 23 (Tanjong Pagar), come say hi! I chat about anything and everything.”

 

 

With XNode’s Linhan around Found8 Tanjong Pagar, there is never short of inquisitive people to learn new things from. We appreciate his enthusiasm in boosting the startup environment in China and Singapore and constantly learning from everyone.

 

 

Some answers have been edited for clarity and/or length.