Plug and Play is Enterprise Singapore’s Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) partner in Jakarta, Indonesia.
It is a stage-agnostic open innovation platform that runs accelerator programmes and corporate innovation activities in more than five countries and 28 cities globally. It was founded in 2006 in California by Saeed Amidi and Jojo Flores. Presently, Plug and Play has around 400 employees, made more than 1,000 investments, and has a global network of over 300 corporate partners.
Plug and Play is partnering Enterprise Singapore and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) to run a GIA Acceleration Programme, which will support Singapore-based startups and tech SMEs in entering Indonesia through Jakarta.
The GIA Acceleration Programme to Jakarta is curated for high-potential startups and tech SMEs across all sectors, and will include rigorous growth training, market immersion and ongoing mentorship.
As a result of the situation brought about by COVID-19, the Jakarta GIA Acceleration Programme has been revised to the following:
The total programme fees are $1,000 for Stage 1 and $1,000 for Stage 2.
More details will be released soon.
The programme has three stages:
Singapore-based startups and tech SMEs.
Interested applicants can contact Plug and Play at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on Plug and Play and the programmes offered, please visit www.gkpnp-events.com or contact the key personnel below:
Alongside Enterprise Singapore and IMDA, Plug and Play also organises Tech Showcase events which offer business and investment matching opportunities, allowing participants to form new collaborations with Indonesian corporates. The 1-day Tech Showcase event will give startups and tech SMEs the opportunity to submit solutions to problem statements generated by Plug and Play’s network of corporates.
The Tech Showcase event consists of the following segments:
Singapore-based startups and tech SMEs keen to venture into Indonesia via Jakarta can apply for the Tech Showcase event by contacting Plug and Play at email@example.com. For more information on Plug and Play and programmes offered, please visit www.gkpnp-events.com or contact the key personnel below
Plug and Play can connect Singapore-based startups and tech SMEs to professional service partners in the Indonesia ecosystem. Please reach out directly to firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about their service offerings.
Plug and Play’ professional services include:
In 2016, Plug and Play collaborated with investment firm Gan Konsulindo to establish GK-Plug and Play Indonesia. Today, their Indonesian corporate partners include the likes of Astra, Sinarmas, Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) and Buma, among others. GK-Plug and Play Indonesia offers accelerator programmes for tech startups in the following verticals: insurtech, fintech, internet of things (IoT), mobility, food & beverage, and energy and sustainability. Participating startups undergo workshops that provide an overview of the Indonesia market, mentorship and coaching from Plug and Play’s corporate networks, and deal flow sessions for fundraising and business development.
For more information about Plug and Play and its programmes, please visit www.gkpnp-events.com or email email@example.com.