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Plug and Play Announces New Partnership with TechQuartier

Plug and Play, a global innovation ecosystem, announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with TechQuartier, the one-stop startup hub in the heart of Frankfurt to run its accelerator program focused on financial technology. According to Plug and Play, the new partnership will offer entrepreneurs valuable… Read More

Plug and Play Announces Partnership With Colombia Financial Group Bancolombia

Plug and Play, an innovation ecosystem located in Silicon Valley that connects startups and corporations in specific industries, recently announced it has formed a partnership with Colombia-based financial services company Bancolombia.  Gabriel Di Lelle, Innovation and Digital Transformation Vice President of Bancolombia, stated that joining… Read More

Plug and Play Japan Adds “Mobility” Genre to Startup Accelerator Program

Plug and Play Japan announced on Thursday that Mobility is a new genre for its startup accelerator program in addition to Fintech, IoT, Insurtech for the Batch 1 program. This new Mobility program is being launched in partnership with Nissan Motor as a leading partner…. Read More

Insurtech Software Provider Guidewire Teams Up With Plug and Play to Advance P&C Insurance Innovation & Collaboration

Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers, announced on Thursday it has teamed up with global startup program and venture fund Plug and Play to advance P&C insurance innovation and collaboration.Guidewire notably joins Plug and Play’s platform as… Read More

SAIC Venture Capital Forms Partnership with Plug and Play

California-based auto company venture arm, SAIC Capital, announced on Monday it has formed a strategic partnership with Plug and Play, a global startup ecosystem and venture fund specializing in the development of early-to-growth stage technology startups in 13 verticals. SAIC Capital stated it will be joining… Read More

Abu Dhabi Global Market Announces launch of the ADGM FinTech Innovation Centre & Partnership with Startup Accelerator

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has announced two major initiatives: the launch of the ADGM FinTech Innovation Centre and a global partnership with world’s largest startup accelerator Plug and Play. These announcements were revealed at the inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi Summit. These two Fintech projects… Read More

Plug and Play Announces Winter 2017 Batches

California-based global innovation platform Plug and Play announced last week its Winter 2017 Batches. The platform reported that it will run five programs this quarter focused on Health & Wellness, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Mobility, and Travel & Hospitality. According to Plug and Play, the selection process engages… Read More

Plug and Play Japan Opens Applications for First Batch of Start-Ups

On Thursday, Plug and Play Japan announced it opened applications for its first batch of start-ups. The program is set to begin in November and the organization is seeking startups in three categories, Internet of Things (IoT), Fintech, and Insurtech.  Plug and Play Japan stated… Read More

African Blockchain Platform BitPesa Names Greycroft As Lead Investor Following Series A Funding Round

BitPesa, a blockchain payments platform for Africa today announced Greycroft as its lead investor in a follow-up to its Series A funding round. The platform revealed that it has reached $10 million in total funding. The platform stated that its 25% month-on-month growth for nearly two years demonstrates… Read More

Income& Selected For Plug and Play Fintech Accelerator Program

Marketplace investment platform Income& announced on Friday it was selected for the Plug and Play fintech accelerator program. The portal revealed that it is now part of the accelerator’s sixth class and it will participate in a 12-week accelerator program. Income& is known for its Prime-Rated… Read More

Plug and Play Insurtech Achieves New Milestone: Signs 50th Partner

Global innovation platform Plug and Play announced last week it achieved its latest milestone by signing its 50th participant only a year after its launch. According to the platform, Arch Insurance Group Inc was named the 50th participant shortly after its 45th partner joined the program in May. Plug and… Read More

BNP Paribas -Plug and Play Teams Up With Station F to Host Second Startup Fintech & Insurtech Accelerator Program

BNP Paribas -Plug and Play announced on Tuesday it is partnering with Paris-based startup campus, Station F, to host its upcoming fintech/insurtech accelerator program. According to the organizations, the new partnership will provide a venue for the program. While sharing details about the upcoming program launch, Roxanne… Read More

Plug and Play Announcement: Accepts 175 Startups For Accelerator Programs

Global innovation platform Plug and Play announced on Thursday its largest cohort to date. It is now running nine of their programs simultaneously with 175 startups being dispersed across the following innovation platforms: Brand & Retail, Fintech, Food & Beverage, Health & Wellness, Insurtech, Internet of… Read More