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Plug and Play Detroit Announces Batch Four Mobility Startups

DETROIT, MICHIGAN – May 17, 2023 - Plug and Play Detroit is excited to announce the startups accepted into Batch Four of their program! Composed of 16 innovative mobility-centric companies, today they begin to their induction into the vast Plug and Play network.

Here is the full list of companies selected for this batch:


Betterfrost Technologies




Electric Outdoors

Fermata Energy


Hive Power

Imagen Energy



Salient Motion


Tappy Technology


Evan Matuszak, Venture Analyst of Plug and Play Detroit, shared, “This batch has had the most selective voting process to date, with over 200 startups on the original top list, we are now announcing 16 to participate.”

This batch represents a vast range of emerging and relevant technologies. Our industry-leading Anchor Partners--Stellantis, BorgWarner, OFME, and MMSDC--hand-selected these startups. The technologies in this batch include but are not limited to innovative EV charging, Smart Cities advancements, sustainable grid solutions, and much more.

Brooke Rupprecht, Sr. Partner Success Manager of Detroit, commented, "We're thrilled to announce our upcoming batch of startups, which has generated unprecedented engagement from our partners since Plug and Play Detroit launched. It's a testament to the quality of these startups and the innovative solutions they're bringing to the ecosystem. We're excited to support them on their journey to success."

With an aim to facilitate opportunities for pilots, POCs, and new relationships between batch startups and Plug and Play's global ecosystem, we look forward to our startups and partners aligning to establish valuable long-term business relationships!

Reach out to Alexia Ayala-Ramseur, Program Manager of Plug and Play Detroit, to get connected with any of these amazing startups.

About Plug and Play

Plug and Play is the leading innovation platform, connecting startups, corporations, venture capital firms, universities, and government agencies. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we're present in 50+ locations across 5 continents. We offer corporate innovation programs and help our corporate partners in every stage of their innovation journey, from education to execution. We also organize startup acceleration programs and have built an in-house VC to drive innovation across multiple industries where we've invested in hundreds of successful companies including Dropbox, Guardant Health, Honey, Lending Club, N26, PayPal, and Rappi. For more information, visit https://www.plugandplaytechcenter.com