An elite ecosystem of entrepreneurs
Our goal is to help startups grow and succeed.
We believe that technology has the power to make the world a better place and we invest our time and resources into entrepreneurs that are making an impact.
Since 2006, we’ve been accelerating startups, matchmaking them with corporate clients, and investing in them.
- 2,539Startups accelerated in 2021
- $9bRaised by portfolio companies
- 210Global investments in 2021
- 450+Major corporate partners
- 300+VCs in our ecosystem
Why should you apply to Plug and Play?
No equity required
Stop giving equity to accelerators. We do not ask participating startups to give up any ownership. We would much rather invest in your next round of funding fairly.
Our programs are for companies of all stages (from seed to Series C and beyond). We help startups land massive clients, raise capital, and build their business.
An in-house VC
Our venture team invest in over 260 startups globally every year and our check sizes run from $25,000 to $500,000. Become a portfolio family member today.
Build your traction
We have partnered with over 450 of the world’s largest corporations to help them discover startups. Our startups pitch in private sessions to land pilots and grow faster.
With over 30 locations across The Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Asia, we can help you scale to new markets faster.
Room to grow
Our 180,000 square foot building in the heart of Silicon Valley makes it easy for teams to grow hassle free.
The mentors in our ecosystem are experts and leaders in their industry, have built successful businesses, and want to help you build yours.
Daily networking events
In 2021, we hosted over 1,300 global events. As part of this ecosystem, you will network daily and meet like-minded people.
VC network on tap
We have 300 of the world's best venture capital funds as regular visitors. This has helped our ecosystem raise more than $7bn.
An accelerator program perfectly suited to the industry you’re disrupting.
Brand & Retail
Crypto & Digital Assets
Food & Beverage
Internet of Things
Media & Ad
New Materials & Packaging
Real Estate & Construction
Supply Chain & Logistics
Travel & Hospitality
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We help you build your client pipeline.
With over 400 major corporate partners in our ecosystem looking for different things, our programs are suitable for companies of all sizes.
Our innovation platform is the single best place to find your next big customer. When you join our ecosystem, we put you into private dealflow sessions with corporate decision makers and let you pitch.
We want to invest in you.
We don’t believe that our entrepreneurs should give up their hard-earned equity to join an accelerator. Instead, if we find your company a good fit for our portfolio, we invest between $25,000 to $500,000 to become a stakeholder in your future.
We also open the doors to the most respected VCs in the world to ensure that you source funding from the right people, at the right time.