Plug and Play is a global innovation platform. We connect startups to corporations, and invest in over 100 companies every year.

We have 22 locations across the world with success stories that include PayPal, Dropbox, SoundHound, and Lending Club.

Every single year, hundreds of entrepreneurs pass through our vertical-specific accelerator programs and team up with our corporate partners.

Nearly 400 startup have long-term office space in the building too. It is the perfect place to meet likeminded innovators.

And, yes, we invest in A LOT of companies. We make seed investments in our accelerator programs, and have a stage-agnostic fund for companies a little further down the line.

To top it all off we have a huge list of qualified mentors, angels, and VCs that combine at the events we run every week.

HQSunnyvale, US
Plug and Play was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, US
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Key People/Management at Plug and Play

Saeed Amidi

Saeed Amidi

CEO & Founder
Alireza Masrour

Alireza Masrour

Managing Partner
Ivan Zgomba

Ivan Zgomba

George Damouny

George Damouny

Catherina Wang

Catherina Wang

Senior Associate
Cédric Vallée

Cédric Vallée

Senior Associate
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Plug and Play Office Locations

Plug and Play has an office in Sunnyvale
Sunnyvale, US (HQ)
440 N Wolfe Rd
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Plug and Play News and Updates

Verrency accelerates global expansion as the first FinTech to be selected into Plug and Play Fintech programs in three different countries

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Verrency today announced expansion into Germany and another selection into Plug and Play's prestigious Fintech Program. Verrency has been selected for Plug and Play's accelerator programs in the Silicon Valley, Singapore and now in Frankfurt,...

Illinois National Bank Announces Partnership with Plug and Play

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois National Bank (INB) recently partnered with Plug and Play, a global innovation platform that connects technology startups with investors and corporate partners, to help bring business solutions to life. INB expects the partnership...

NurseGrid Selected for Plug and Play Cleveland Health Tech Innovation Platform

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- NurseGrid, a leader in healthcare scheduling and staffing technology, today announced its acceptance and participation in the prestigious Plug and Play Cleveland Innovation Platform. Plug and Play is a global innovation platform and venture...

AutoMobility LA fait l'annonce de ses sponsors, juges et prix pour son concours des dix meilleures start-ups du secteur automobile présenté par Plug and Play et Sirius XM

Audi et URBAN-X sont nommés sponsors secondaires du cinquième concours annuel de start-ups Le gagnant du grand prix de cette année recevra 15 000 $ en espèces LOS ANGELES, 28 septembre 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Les organisateurs du salon AutoMobility LA™ du Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto...

Plug and Play annonce la sélection de 158 startups qui participeront dans les groupes finaux de l'année

SUNNYVALE, Californie, 27 septembre 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Plug and Play a sélectionné 158 startups qui participeront à ses groupes 2018 de la saison hivernale. Les startups participeront à l'un des programmes suivants : Énergie et durabilité, Entreprise 2.0, Santé, Technologies...

Plug and Play gibt die Zulassung von 158 Start-ups für den letzten Durchlauf des Jahres bekannt

SUNNYVALE, Kalifornien, 27. September 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Plug and Play hat 158 Start-ups ausgewählt, die an an seinem Programmdurchlauf im Winter 2018 teilnehmen dürfen. Die Start-ups werden an einem der folgenden Programme partizipieren: Energie & Nachhaltigkeit, Unternehmen 2.0,...
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Plug and Play Blogs

Industry Leaders E10: Kaiser Permanente

We interviewed Kaiser Permanente's Uli Chettipally to get his opinion on how AI will change the health Industry.

Industry Leaders E09: Sanofi

We sat with Heather Bell, SVP & Global Head of Digital and Analytics for Sanofi, to chat about the future of healthcare and how they plan on working with startups.

Industry Leaders E08: The Standard

For this episode, we sat down with David Payne, VP Life & Disability Services at The Standard to discuss the future of insurtech and how The Standard utilizes startups in their business.

Industry Leaders E07: GE Ventures

For this episode, we sat down with Oliver Keown, Senior Associate for Healthcare Investing at GE Ventures. He spends time meeting startups in Plug and Play's startup ecosystem with the goal to find next-generation health startups that have the potential to grow and scale.

Industry Leaders E06: University of Mississippi Medical Center

We sat down with Terrence Hibbert, Director of Innovation for the University of Mississippi Medical Center. They are looking for startups that can help address the challenges they face in healthcare in Mississippi. The biggest trend they're seeing? Artificial Intelligence.

Site-Specific Gene-Editing Techniques

The basis for gene therapy is quite simple: if a genetic defect is causing a disease, repairing or replacing the gene will correct it. In the past, gene therapy was defined as the transplantation of new genes to take the place of defective genes for the correction of certain genetic disorders. Howev…
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