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Plug and Play Tech Center - 2 Funding Opportunities

posted Apr 25, 2011, 7:19 AM by Jessica Bloomgarden

We welcome all student entrepreneurs and university startups to apply to 2 exciting opportunities this summer!


Plug & Play University EXPO, May 19 ---- 20 of the best university business plan competition winners and startups will be selected to give a 3-min elevator pitch on stage to a live audience of VCs, Angel Investors, Corporate and Media partners. The top teams, as chosen by a panel of investors, will be invited to take part in our Startup Camp program.           


Startup Camp, 3-month program, Jun-Aug ----- 20 university startup teams will be selected to participate in a 3-month acceleration program over the summer, where they will receive coaching and mentorship from the Plug & Play network as well as pitching opportunities with VC and Angel investors.

The goal for the program is to learn from Silicon Valley’s culture, build your company and depending on the stage of the company, get funding:

·         $25,000 pre-seed funding

·         Up to $800k seed funding

·         $2-3 million Series A       

We welcome companies to join us, and build the next Google, DropBox and Zoosk together.




Plug and Play’s 3-month acceleration highlight events include:

May 19th – UniversityEXPO

July 5th – Plug and Play University

August 11th – StartupCampEXPO