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Save the Date – Plug and Play Tech Center’s Fall 2009 Expo October 1 2009

Plug and Play Tech Center is pleased to announce the schedule for the Fall 2009 Plug and Play Expo, to take place on October 1 2009, from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm at its premiere Sunnyvale, CA location.

The Plug and Play Expo is a one-day showcase of the best and brightest emerging Consumer Internet, Digital Media, Software, Mobile, Gaming, and Cleantech companies from around the world.

This premiere one-day event brings together entrepreneurs, Silicon Valley executives, top-tier venture capitalists, key angel investors, and the members of the media under one roof. Past keynote speakers have included Len J. Bauer, Chief Operating Officer of Qualcomm, and Arvind Sodhani, Executive Vice President and President of Intel Capital at Intel Corporation.

Attendance at the Expo gives you an insider’s look at the next big thing. For the select few, The Plug and Play Expo is an opportunity to meet and pitch to top Silicon Valley venture capitalists, potentially taking their business to the next level.

”The Plug and Play EXPO is our biggest event of the year where entrepreneurs can pitch their ideas to top Venture Capitalists and get a chance to showcase their great startup ideas to Silicon Valley influencers” says Saeed Amidi, President and CEO of Plug and Play Tech Center.

Activities for the day include networking sessions, presentations, one-on-one demonstrations and more.

Participation in the presentations and demonstration activities is competitive, with participants chosen by a panel of venture capitalists, executives, and members of the media. Selection criteria include innovativeness, uniqueness of product/service offering, and the potential for market disruption.

In the last year, past participants Fotomoto and Vivu were successful in acquiring additional seed funding while BiancaMed recently raised an additional $6 million in funding.

Fall 2009 keynote speakers, selected participants, and more will be announced throughout September.

To Register and for a full schedule of activities, please visit Plug and Play Expo.


About Plug and Play Tech Center

Founded in 2006, Plug and Play Tech Center is the leading startup accelerator in the Silicon Valley. More than 250 startups have raised capital in excess of $700 million after partnering with Plug and Play Tech Center, which connect entrepreneurs, leading venture capitalists like Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Canaan Partners, Accel Partners and more, angel investors and corporate partners like Google, Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, Ebay, Yahoo! and more. The unique collaborative community also includes universities such as Cornell, MIT, Harvard and Stanford. More than $2 billion in value has been created through exits and acquisitions. Silicon Valley locations include Sunnyvale, Redwood City, and Palo Alto with a total of 200,000 square feet.  The newest locations are in Los Angeles, Hollywood, and Glendale with a total of 465,000 square feet.

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Source: Plug and Play Tech Center



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