Global innovation platform Plug and Play announced on Thursday the 130 startups selected to participate in their Winter 2019 batches. According to the accelerator, the selected startups will participate in one of the following programs: Enterprise 2.0, Health, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Mobility, Real Estate & Construction, or Travel & Hospitality.
Speaking about the latest batch selected, Saeed Amidi, Founder & CEO of Plug and Play, stated:
“When we find great startups, we want to make a positive impact in their journey by connecting them to our ecosystem of corporate partners and venture capitalists. Each batch brings new solutions to our community that can help our partners digitally transform their businesses. With our resources and global network, we aim to make this final cohort of the year one of our most successful.”
Plug and Play also revealed it has invested in more than 200 startups per year and is ranked as one of Silicon Valley’s most active early-stage investors. The three-month business development program is structured around focus weeks, deal flow sessions, corporate office hours, mentor meetings, pitch polishing sessions, workshops, and networking events. Plug and Play added:
“In December, startups will graduate at Plug and Play’s Winter Summit, where all batch companies will pitch on stage in front of over 500 investors, corporations, and other industry leaders. This event is invite-only and reserved for partners, select media, and special guests of Plug and Play.”
See the full list of selected startups here.