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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