Open innovation involves adopting disruptive values into traditional structure. Working in collaboration with the best Ivy League and top universities in the USA, EMEA and other renowned institutions worldwide inspires our education-centric approach.
These partnerships allow us not only to educate the future generation of founders and entrepreneurs, but to also build a pipeline of great talent for our global ventures and program teams.
Why choose Plug and Play
Plug and Play provides insight, harnessed throughout our more than 20 years of experience. Our team has careers in specific industries and academia, combining theoretical and practical knowledge.
Our team has the ability to provide support to startups at every stage, including academic and mentorship guidance on areas such as innovation, business models, fundraising, industry trends and cultural pitch refinement.
Grow your footprint
We provide startups with the tools to effectively approach, negotiate and collaborate with potential clients and investors, not just within their domestic markets but also internationally. Our team of over 700 experts across more than 50 offices worldwide will help you reach out and connect to top talent.
Our university partnerships, in numbers
- 5,000+University Startups Reviewed
- 1,401+University Startups Pitched
- 77Startups Invested
- 25University Pitch Sessions
- 41Friday Pitch Sessions
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Food & Beverage
Internet of Things
Media & Ad
New Materials & Packaging
Real Estate & Construction
Supply Chain & Logistics
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