ChangeNOW 2021

Plug and Play Tech Center
https://www.plugandplaytechcenter.com/
Accelerate the ecosystem
USA

Description

Plug and Play is the largest innovation platform partnering with 500+ global corporations to accelerate innovation, makes 150+ early-stage investments per year and runs 60+ themed accelerator programs.

Our positive impact

We accelerate sustainability innovation with leading corporations across all SDGs with primary focuses on ending plastic waste, carbon neutrality, and circular economy. We operate 6 accelerators to scale innovations putting an end to plastic waste and have invested in 50+ sustainability startups.

Latest News and Highlights

Our End Plastic Waste program expands to 6 hubs across North America, Europe, South East Asia, Latin America, Africa, and China. New sustainability corporate partners include BT, BIC, Mars Wrigley, PVH.

Additional information

At Plug and Play, our core objective is to catalyze technological advancement. Over the past 15 years, we have built the largest innovation platform on the planet, bringing together startups, investors, and blue chip corporations. We work as a bridge between Silicon Valley and 30+ locations around the world. We are experts in facilitating meaningful introductions, investing in startups, and bringing together key stakeholders into one world-changing network. We supercharge the innovation of over 400 major corporations from every continent. Since inception, our startup community has raised over $9 billion in venture funding and we continue to make over 250 investments worldwide every year. Some of our success stories include: Dropbox, PayPal (acq’d by eBay), Lending Club (NYSE: LC), NatureBox, SoundHound, Zoosk, Matcha (acq’d by Apple), VentureBeat, FiscalNote, CreditSesame, Api.ai (acq’d by Google), Milo (acq’d by eBay), AddThis (acq’d by Oracle), Baarzo (acq’d by Google), ChangeTip (acq’d by Airbnb), Danger (acq’d by Microsoft), Ellie Mae (NYSE: ELLI), Vudu (acq’d by Walmart). We run over 60 accelerator programs a year in most major industries and cities. The industries we focus on are: Fintech, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Brand & Retail, Mobility, New Materials & Packaging, Sustainability, Food & Beverage, Travel & Hospitality, Health & Wellness, and Supply Chain & Logistics.

Linked categories

Accelerate the ecosystem
Alternatives to Plastic & New packaging
Biodiversity
Changing Habits
Circular Economy
Cities
Energy
Fashion
Finance

We are operating in

1- Internationally

Business Model

B2B

Our Sessions

We are hiring !

Meet us at the Job Fair on Saturday 29th

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