Plug and Play Asia Pacific has announced today that they will launch its first Southeast Asia's Food and AgTech Accelerator Program in Bangkok on July 29, 2020. The program is dedicated to scaling the world's most promising startups who can help address the current challenges across the food production value chain from farm to table.
"We are very excited to bring about a new innovation track in Food & AgTech after the success of our Smart Cities Program. We plan to source and engage the most innovative startups to digitally transform corporations and provide new opportunities for investments in the ASEAN region," said Shawn Dehpanah, EVP, Head of Corporate Innovation APAC at Plug and Play.
Plug and Play's Food and AgTech Accelerator Program in Thailand will connect leading corporations, governments, and investors with the Plug and Play ecosystem which boasts over 20,000 startups, with technologies ranging from Digital & Sustainable Farming, Feed & Animal Health, Food Processing, Microbiome, Personalized Nutrition, Supply Chain Logistics, Waste Reduction, Consumer Analytics & Retail.
About Plug and Play
Plug and Play is a global innovation platform headquartered in Silicon Valley. Since inception in 2006, our programs have expanded worldwide to include a presence in over 30 locations globally, giving startups the necessary resources to succeed in Silicon Valley and beyond. Our Asia Pacific headquarters is located in Singapore, where we launched in 2010. Since then we have expanded our programs and activities to Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. With over 10,000 startups and 400 corporate partners, we have created the ultimate startup ecosystem. Companies in our community have raised over US$9 billion in funding, with successful portfolio exits including Danger, Rappi, Dropbox, Lending Club and PayPal.
For more information visit www.plugandplayapac.com