FOUNDER PROFILE

Xiao Wenpeng

Xiao Wenpeng

Xiao Wenpeng

Co-founder of Makeblock

A longtime programmer, Xiao Wenpeng worked as a senior researcher focusing on technologies for enterprise collaboration at IBM Research China from 2004 to 2011. He  introduced Arduino, an open-source platform for building electronics projects, to China in 2008. In 2011, Xiao co-founded Beijing Makerspace, a co-working lab for tech enthusiasts to build their dream machines. He co-founded Makeblock with Wang Jianjun in 2011. In 2014, he founded Beijing Mohezz Technology Co., Ltd. to promote the maker culture in China. 

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China / Shenzhen , China

Series C 08/2018

China / Shenzhen , China

Makeblock

Series C 08/2018

China / Shenzhen , China

Affordable DIY educational robot kits to help children learn robotics, electronics and programming in a fun and easy way.

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