1st Equity Crowdfunding in France (2006), 1st Coworking space in France (2007), 1st private Accelerator in France (2011)
1st Open Acceleration program in France (2014), Open Capitalism initiator (2016)
Original Spirit (interview DojoCrea 2011, FR)
Mission and vibe (collective video made at DojoEvents, 2014)
- INNOVATION FUNDINGMar-2004
March 2004 : DojoGroup (formerly JFX) is created to help big corporations and SMEs to get European subsidies to finance their innovation.
- FIRST COWORKING SPACEJan-2007
January 2007: DojoCrea launches its first trial of coworking space in France in shared offices. The first space 100% dedicated to coworking opens in 2008 in Paris (a priori the 14th in the world).
- FIRST PRIVATE ACCELERATORSep-2011
September 2011: DojoBoost launches its 1st private startup accelerator in France. The first batch starts in February 2012. At the same time, Microsoft selects DojoBoost as BizSpark+Partner (one of the five first in the world), and sets its Windows8 App Lab up at Dojo.
- CONTESTS AND COMMUNITIESJul-2015
2015 : Dojo launches staged startup contests based on similar lines to The Voice, and develops its entrepreneurs, startupers and researchers communities as well as its Partnership model.
June 2016: Dojo signs TA for the opening of 15,000 m2 of coworking and incubating space in Beijing city centre in China.
July 2016: Dojo is Ecosystem Partner on the 1st edition of Vivatech.
Deployment of Dojo in Africa, on one hand around startups in Senegal and Ivory Coast in a joint venture with the Compagnie Financière Africaine (1,300 people, 1st African organisation of meso-finance), on the other hand around education in Tunisia.
- MBA Innovation Management & EMBAAug-2017
Dojo is the exclusive partner, in charge of the entrepreneurship educational pillar, of the Full-Time MBA in Innovation Management of Ponts Business School, and is also involved in the Executive MBA. In both cases, the training is based on the chain of tools developed by Dojo to support startups and business angels.
- Traders2BusinessAngels ProgramSep-2017
HSBC France decides to support and sponsor the Traders2BA program, a training program aiming to bring out a new generation of business angels and jointly carried by Dojo and the Youth in Finance association. The program is based on the tools developed by Dojo, notably the Equity Matrix and the Angel Profile.