Plug and Play is Enterprise Singapore’s Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) partner in Manila, the Philippines.
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. Presently, Plug and Play has around 400 employees, made more than 1,000 investments, and has a global network of over 300 corporate partners.
Together with Launchgarage, one of the leading technology startup accelerators in the Philippines, Plug and Play is partnering Enterprise Singapore to run a GIA Acceleration and Demand-led Programme, which supports Singapore-based technology startups and SMEs in entering the Philippines through Manila.
Applications for the GIA Manila Programmes are now closed. Interested applicants can register your interest here, and we will reach out when we have available programmes in Manila.
The GIA Acceleration Programme to Manila is curated for high-potential technology startups and SMEs across all sectors, and will include rigorous growth training, market immersion and ongoing mentorship.
The Manila GIA Acceleration Programme will be offered in a virtual format. The physical programme will only be available when COVID-19 travel restrictions have been lifted.
The total programme fees are $1,000 for Stages 1 and 2, and $1,000 for Stage 3.
For more information, please visit this website.
The programme has two stages:
Singapore-based technology startups and SMEs.
The GIA Manila Acceleration Programme is not currently accepting applications. The next GIA Acceleration Programme will be held in 2022.
Interested applicants can register your interest here, and we will reach out when we have available programmes in Manila.
For more information on Plug and Play and the programmes offered, please visit www.plugandplayapac.com/gia or contact the key personnel below:
Alongside Enterprise Singapore, Plug and Play also organises a GIA Demand-led Programme which offers business and investment matching opportunities, allowing participants to form new collaborations with Philippine corporates.
Under the GIA Demand-led Programme, technology startups and SMEs can submit solutions to problem statements by Plug and Play’s network of corporates.
Typically run as a full-day Tech Showcase programme, the Manila GIA Demand-led Programme has been revised to take place virtually, with business matching taking place across the span of a month.
The GIA Demand-led Programme consists of:
The GIA Manila Demand-led Programme is not currently accepting applications. The next GIA Demand-led Programme will be held in 2022.
Plug and Play can connect Singapore-based technology startups and SMEs to professional service partners in the Philippines ecosystem. Please reach out directly to firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about their service offerings.
Plug and Play’s professional services include: