Timeline

10+ years of innovation

  • INNOVATION FUNDING
    Mar-2004

    DojoGroup Europe (old name JFX) is created to help Corporate and SME to access european grants and fund their innovation. Fondation Rome

  • FIRST COWORKING SPACE
    Jan-2007

    DojoCrea : January 2007 experimentation in shared office, 1st in France. First dedicated space opened in june 2008 in Paris, seems to be the 14th coworking space on earth. 25 1 2013-06-20 16.08.43

  • FIRST PRIVATE ACCELERATOR
    Sep-2011

    DojoBoost : September 2011 launch of the 1st private startups accelerator in France. 1st batch began in February 2012. dojoboost_4541492

  • MICROSOFT W8 APP CENTER & BIZSPARK+
    Mar-2012

    March 2012, Microsoft selects DojoBoost as BizSpark+ Partner (1 of 5 in the world), and set up the Windows8 App Lab at Dojo. 09 1 steve_ballmer_and_founders

  • EVENTS & BUSINESS CLUBS
    Aug-2013

    July 2013 : Dojo set up a full dedicated events place in the very center of Paris to build communities and business clubs for entrepreneurs and startupers (based on its Community Building methodology). Event 1

  • OPEN ACCELERATION
    Oct-2014

    October 2014 : DojoBoost defines a new business model and modus operandi as a startup accelerator : the Open Acceleration. 2013-11-13 PML Salle 80 cercle

  • PARTNERSHIP MODEL
    Jul-2015

    July 2015, Dojo designs a new way to involve Partners, being half workforce half investors, to develop and fund the Dojo ecosystem. Lone wold dies

  • CHINA
    Jun-2016

    June 2016 : Dojo signs with TA in China to open 15.000sqm of coworking spaces and incubators in Beijing, China. Beijing

  • VIVATECH
    Jul-2016

    July 2016 : Dojo is Ecosystem Partner of the 1st VivaTech edition. 36 2 VivaTech

  • Edutec Korea
    Jan-2017

    January 2017 : Dojo is International Innovation Partner of Edutec Korea, the most innovative Edtech exhibition in Asia. Edutec

  • AFRICA
    Jan-2017

    New Dojo Partners and external partners (joint ventures) will allow Dojo to expand this year in Africa (first Tunisia and Senegal), then America (USA, Brazil) and India. 54 1 africa_tech_hubs-1-2