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Plug and Play Holds Quarterly Pitch Competition Event


Plug and Play, a business accelerator that specializes in tech startups, is holding its quarterly pitch competition event on its campus in Sunnyvale, California, on Thursday, September 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. PDT. The Plug and Play Fall Expo 2014 will feature 40-plus startup pitches, panel discussions and corporate networking. Chain Store Age will be in attendance — watch for a recap in the next edition of Customer Disruption!

Chain Store Age recently announced a partnership with Plus and Play, whose Retail Accelerator has joined forces with leading brands and retailers in order to foster the growth of retail-focused startups during a 12-week startup program in Silicon Valley. A round table of corporations, venture capitalists and industry experts guide the direction of the program.

Plug and Play leverages its partners’ expertise and technology painpoints when selecting startups to participate and when making its investment decisions. Participating companies include Kohl’s Department Stores, P&G, Sears, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Panasonic, The Clorox Company, Hershey’s, Deloitte, and Tesco.

Watch this brief video explaining the Plug and Play Retail Accelerator.

For more information please contact:

Michael Olmstead, Director, Plug and Play Retail
 (408) 524-1444 
[email protected]

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