Finalists for ‘Fall 2019 startup accelerator’ batch announced


Silicon Valley-based global innovation platform Plug and Play has selected 123 startups that will participate in their Fall 2019 accelerator batches.

The selected startups will take part in a three-month course to develop technologies within various industries including branding and retail, cybersecurity, energy and sustainabilityfintech, and food and beverage

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The full list of selected startups is available here.

The Fall 2019 accelerator batches will see startups meet and network with Plug and Play’s corporate funding partners, participate in a business development programme and private deal flow session, and attend focus, mentor and technology pitch sessions.

“I am incredibly excited to welcome the new batch of startups to our Plug and Play ecosystem,” says Saeed Amidi, CEO of Plug and Play. “The connections made throughout our programmes will give startups the tools to transform these industries. I look forward to seeing how they will help increase efficiency and advance the markets forward.”

Plug and Play hosted over 1,500 deal flow sessions in 2018, which led to a large number of pilots, proofs-of-concept trials, and investments between the corporations and startups participating.

Plug and Play’s vision is to make innovation open to anyone, anywhere. This September, they will continue the expansion of their global reach to include locations in Bangkok, Thailand (September 17th) and São Paulo, Brazil (September 18th).

Since inception in 2006, the venture capital firm has expanded into over 25 locations globally, reached over 10,000 startups and 300 official corporate partners and raised over $7 billion in funding.