TOKYO, Japan, June 1, 2022 - Plug and Play Japan KK (Japan office: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Representative: Phillip Vincent, Hereinafter "Plug and Play Japan") has selected 66 startups from Japan and overseas for its Summer/Fall 2022 Batch accelerator program, which will be carried out from June to September 2022. The startups selected by 48 corporate partners will join one of the following programs:
- Food & Beverage
- New Materials
The selection ratio in this batch of startups was 47% from Japan with 31 startups and 53% from overseas with 35 startups. Startups overseas come from various countries such as the U.S., U.K., Canada, India, Spain, and more. During the program, the chosen startups will have full access to various events and seminars that assist their business development such as business-matching meetings, networking events, mentoring sessions, workshops, and more. There’s no equity requirement for startups to participate.
By the end of the program, all selected startups are expected to present their accomplishments at Plug and Play Japan's Summit, or Demo Day, in Tokyo and Kyoto. Demo Day is the final step of the accelerator program where startups give pitches outlining their results from the program. It’s an opportunity to get the latest updates on innovative technologies, meet cutting-edge startups, and develop new business partnerships.
Tokyo Summit: September 12-13, 2022, JST
- Programs: Fintech, Insurtech, Mobility, Food & Beverage, and Energy
Kyoto Summit: September 15, 2022, JST
- Programs: Health and New Materials
Further details regarding the Japan summits for the Summer/Fall 2022 Batch will be updated on the Plug and Play Japan website. For information regarding previous summits, please refer to the following reports:
About Plug and Play Japan
Plug and Play Japan was established in 2017 as a subsidiary of Plug and Play Tech Center, which is a global innovation platform headquartered in Silicon Valley. Our major strength is providing "consortium-type programs with our extensive global network" and support startups through venture capital investment. By working closely with 40+ official corporate partners, Plug and Play Japan supports Japanese and international startups to scale their businesses and enhance collaboration with industry-leading corporations. To learn more about Plug and Play, visit https://www.plugandplaytechcenter.com/about/
About Plug and Play Japan’s Summer/Fall 2022 Batch Accelerator Program
Plug and Play Japan offers accelerator programs to promote innovation by connecting Plug and Play Japan's corporate partners with Japanese and international startups. Through these programs, corporate partners can connect with participating startups with technologies and services that could accelerate their innovative efforts. Startups can collaborate with a variety of major corporations.
Company: Plug and Play Japan KK
Address: Shibuya Center Place 3F 1-16-3, Dogenzaka, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Representative: Phillip Vincent
Contact Information: Megumi Shoei
Plug and Play Japan KK