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ANY STARTUP FOUNDERS/MANAGERS HERE?       One of X-Culture’s partners, an Italian business accelerator/incubator Innovits runs an annual idea competition with the purpose of selecting and nurturing the highest potential projects. They have two programs: Gymnasium Academy   The acceleration…

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Research network workshop on “The concept of cultural archetypes – A way of measuring culture and improving our understanding of cultural differences?” University of North Carolina, USA, August 15 – 17, 2018 Mid of August 2018 the members of the…

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PREPARE TO BE AMAZED. X-CULTURE KIDS PRESENTATIONS. As you may know, this semester we tested if kids ages 9-14 can participate in X-Culture, if they are capable of and would benefit from completing a business consulting projects in global virtual teams….

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X-Culture Kids: Reflections after the Global Symposium in Italy Here is what we know after testing X-Culture Kids for 9 months. So, after years of parents asking to enroll their kids in X-Culture, I gave in and allowed 100 kids…

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EXPERIMENTS WITH BOOSTING RESEARCH PRODUCTIVITY This summer, we have tested three different ways of boosting research productivity. In June, right before the AIB conference, we ran a 4+3 Day Research Xackathon: https://x-culture.org/2018-research-conference/. It was a full-flagged Silicon-Valley-style hackathon, where we basically locked…

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Have you tried paying to or receiving money from 40+ countries?  X-Culture receives payments from about 40 countries: universities paying for participating in the project; students registering for the X-Culture Symposium. Sometimes students don’t get a visa to attend the…

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VERY GOOD NEWS FOR X-CULTURE Simone Dell’Oca has received a full scholarship to do his MBA degree at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and will stay with X-Culture for two more years. Those who don’t know, Simone has been…

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I had an unusual experience a few days ago. X-Culture was a client of a student project team. For all these years, X-Culture has been in the business of recruiting thousands of students around the world and, with their help,…

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It is Week 5 of the Practical Training Phase for my children in the X-Culture Academy program (affectionately known as “X-Culture Kids”). As you know, X-Culture is experimenting with allowing children ages 9-17 to take part in its international collaboration…

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WARNING: TIME ZONES ESPECIALLY BAD THIS WEEK   Dealing with time zones is a constant struggle for X-Culture. No wonder, students in over 40 countries take part in X-Culture every semester.   But LATE MARCH is especially bad. This is…

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