Plug and Play Accepts 145 Startups in Silicon Valley for 2023

SUNNYVALE — Accelerator program Plug and Play has accepted its first batch of 145 startups to participate in their initial Silicon Valley programs of the year. These programs will run through June with a focus in the following industries:

The full list of startups can be found on Plug and Play’s website.

“After concluding an incredible round of selection days here in Silicon Valley, we’re excited to welcome our newest batches and start 2023 off right with the most promising startups. I’m confident that the trends and technologies we discover and develop in this next quarter will set the stage for a transformative year, and I look forward to welcoming everyone back at our Silicon Valley June 2023 Summit,” said Saeed Amidi, Founder and CEO of Plug and Play.

Plug and Play tries to fast-track innovation with a dynamic ecosystem of 50,000 disruptive startups and over 500 major corporations worldwide, along with hundreds of supporting VCs, universities, and government agencies.

These first batches of startups in 2023 will go through a diligent three-month-long program, where participating startups will have the chance to attend exclusive events, mentor sessions, and private dealflows where they’ll be introduced to Plug and Play’s network. This is an exciting part of the journey for these startups to take advantage of potential pilots, PoCs, investments, and other key collaborations. There are no equity requirements for startups in any Plug and Play program.

The programs will conclude the week of June 6-8, 2023 at Plug and Play’s Silicon Valley June Summit. This event is invite-only. Last year, Plug and Play invested in 247 companies and accelerated over 2,400 in total. To learn more about Plug and Play’s latest programs, locations, investments, and more, read their full 2022 Company Performance Report.