We help you in every stage of your innovation journey
We make corporate innovation easier, by matching large corporations with the brightest startups. Increase operational efficiencies, lower costs, find new product lines, and become more innovative from the core.
Gain access to 50,000+ global startups.
We boost your digital transformation
Meet the right startups
We have a network of 30,000+ carefully-curated international startups. Join our corporate innovation platform and gain access to a strategically-aligned selection of startups that meet your tech interests.
Network with peers
Meet industry peers, learn best practices, and set industry standards at over 1,000 vertical-focused events every year. We bring together corporations, VCs, startups, governments, and universities.
Access the latest trends
We know how technology is impacting each industry. We will share with you the latest trends, help you define a roadmap, and make sure that you’re at the forefront of digital transformation.
Collaboration with startups, made easier
As a corporate innovation partner, you'll have access to dealflows: Dealflows are one-on-one meetings between partners and startups. Corporate partners identify key challenges and we introduce them to a selection of startups that explore potential solutions.
The end goals of dealflows are pilot or proof-of-concept (POC) opportunities, investments or acquisitions.
Why choose Plug and Play?
Local players are constricted by borders. At Plug and Play, we’re present in 30+ locations, and we give you access to the best global startups.
We run 60+ startup accelerator programs each year. Our Batches are selected based on our most-engaged partners' tech interests.
We can organize Deep Dives or Executive Workshops uniquely tailored to your individual needs and corporate innovation strategy.
Scope into other industries
By working with us, we give you unique insights across 18+ global industries for a complete scope on trends that can help you succeed.
Empower your innovation journey with Playbook
Exclusively for Plug and Play partners, Playbook is our in-house innovation software that allows you to easily track engagement with startups, take data-driven decisions and streamline stakeholder buy-in.
The benefits of collaborating with startups
Increasing operational efficiencies
Georgia-Pacific is one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of paper. By collaborating with Specright, they automated hundreds of daily reports sent by paper suppliers and reduced manual inspections by 95%.
Driving customer success
Willis Tower Watson, the third-largest insurance broker in the world, wanted to better predict churn. They partnered with Relativity 6, and reached an 84% accuracy in predicting which clients would churn, 60 days in advance of the churn event.
Developing new product lines
Japanese multinational NEC wanted to develop new consumer-focused solutions in the Grab & Go sector. With the help of WalkOut and wheel.me, they developed an autonomous shopping cart.
Building strategic partnerships
Koito is the #1 supplier of tier-one automotive lighting. After a two-year collaboration with Cepton, they decided to invest $50M in the startup’s Series C round, to become strategic and technological partners.
Corporate Innovation Success Stories
Wallenius Wilhelmsen's Success Story
Inven Capital's Success Story
Buzzi Unicem’s Success Story
Sanofi’s Success Story
Roche’s Success Story
Sanlam’s Success Story
Colgate’s Success Story