Plug and Play selects 150 startups for their Summer 2019 accelerator batches
We’ve written several articles about Plug and Play, a Silicon Valley-based global innovation platform that connects startups to corporations, and invest in over 100 companies every year. Today, Plug and Play announced today the 150 startups participating in their Summer 2019 accelerator batches. Entrepreneurs from each startup will take part in one of the following programs: Enterprise 2.0, Health, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Mobility, Real Estate & Construction, Travel & Hospitality. The full list of accepted startups can be found here at Plug and Play’s website.
Founded in 2006 by Saeed Amidim, Plug and Play connects startups to corporations, and invest in over 100 companies every year. Plug and Play has raised over $7 billion in funding for companies in its community. Their success stories also include PayPal, Dropbox, SoundHound, Naturebox and Lending Club. Plug and Play is a network startup accelerator and corporate innovation platform. With over 10,000 startups and 280 official corporate partners, Plug and Play has created the ultimate startup ecosystem in many industries. It also provides active investments with 200 leading Silicon Valley VCs, and host more than 700 networking events per year.
“We strive to bring new ideas into industries in need of innovation,” says Saeed Amidi, Founder and CEO of Plug and Play. “This batch of startups will help create new revenue streams for our partners, increase customer satisfaction, and really move these markets forward for the better.”
The selected startups will participate in Plug and Play’s three-month business development program and have the chance to meet with their network of over 280 corporate partners. This program will give startups the opportunity to collaborate one-on-one with corporations, VCs, and other startups in exclusive networking events, private dealflow sessions, and more.
Last year, Plug and Play remained the most active Silicon Valley venture capital firm, investing in over 220 companies globally. The full company performance report, including information on their accelerator programs, investments, and corporate partners, can be viewed here.