Accelerating program Plug and Play Japan announced on Tuesday it has selected 104 startups in six verticals (IoT, Fintech, Insurtech, Mobility, Brand & Retail, and Hardtech & Health ) together with 38 corporate partners for the Summer/Fall 2020 Batch acceleration program, which will be run from June to September 2020.
Plug and Play Japan further noted that at the end of the 3-month program, they will hold their Summit (aka Demo Day) in Tokyo from September 29th to 30th and in Kyoto on October 6th.
“Also, during the Batch period, various events such as individual interviews, networking, deal flow sessions (business matching), workshops, etc. will be provided with corporate partners in order to support startups better. During the last Winter / Spring 2020 Batch, a total of 100＋ events were held by Plug and Play Japan.”
Plug and Play claims to be an innovation platform that connects the most innovative startups with the largest corporations in the world. The program carries out more than 60 acceleration programs annually, providing over 400 companies with solutions to drive innovations. In addition, It hasPlug and Play is active in 16 countries with more than 30 bases. Plug and Play established its Japanese branch in July 2017, with its Tokyo-office. accelerated more than 2,000 startups since inception in 2006.