440 North Wolfe Road, Sunnyvale, CA 94085
440 North Wolfe Road, Sunnyvale, CA 94085
EXPO, a pitch competition that will be the culmination Plug and Play's Internet of Things Platform and Accelerator, will feature three minute pitches from leading startups in the connected home, car, and health spaces.
Join us on Thursday, June 25th, 2015 to see the latest tech trends and meet the entrepreneurs who are bringing to market new and exciting solutions!
Refunds are available up until 24 hours prior to the event start.
Previous EXPO successes have included:
Join us and see which startup will be the next big thing!
Plug and Play Tech Center's "EXPO" is one of the best events for new tech startups, who want to share their ideas with the world.
Plug and Play hosts over 300 events and activities each year to constantly engage various parts of the technology eco-system. Through our events, we strive to bridge the gap between technology development and market application. We have established the Media Partner Program to create a platform for industries to collaborate and co-market technology events and news. Please don't hesitate to reach out below for more information.
If you cover technology news, entrepreneurship, or startup news and would like to request a press pass for EXPO, please reach out below. To expedite your request, please include your name, publication, readership, and any other relevant information. Thank you!
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Konica Minolta, Inc.is a Japanese technology company headquartered in Marunouchi,Chiyoda, Tokyo, with offices in 41 countries worldwide. The company manufactures business and industrial imaging products, including copiers, laser printers, multi-functional peripherals (MFPs) and digital print systems for the production printing market. Konica Minolta's Managed Print Service (MPS) is called Optimised Print Services. The company also makes optical devices, including lenses and LCD film; medical and graphic imaging products, such as X-ray image processing systems, colour proofing systems, and X-ray film; photometers, 3-D digitizers, and other sensing products; and textile printers.
Chocolate and Cocoa Products company
The Hershey Company is the leading North American manufacturer of quality chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery and chocolate-related grocery products. The company also is a leader in the gum and mint category.
Pizza Hut is an American restaurant chain and international franchise that offers different styles of pizza along with side dishes including salad, pasta,buffalo wings, breadsticks, garlic bread and desserts.
Corporately known as Pizza Hut, Inc., it is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc., the world's largest restaurant company.
As of 2012, there were more than 6,000 Pizza Hut restaurants in the United States, and more than 5,139 store locations in 94 other countries and territories around the world.
The mission of the comfort and driving assistance systems business group is to develop interface systems between the driver, the vehicle and the environment, which help to improve comfort and safety.
Focuses on intuitive driving, with four complementary priorities: easy, ergonomic interaction with the vehicle for the driver, driving agility with better visibility of the surrounding environment, connectivity, and safe, personalized access.
Star Micronics, one of the world’s largest printer manufacturers, has designed a portfolio of thermal, impact, mobile and multifunction printing solutions utilized in retail across the globe. Embracing the mobility wave, Star was the first printer manufacturer to offer Android and iOS SDKs for all of its printers. Star innovates in solutions utilizing the entire gamut of modern interfaces including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB, and Ethernet.
The Mitsubishi Estate Group has undertaken a number of urban development projects in the Marunouchi area of Tokyo for over 120 years. Today, the Group owns and manages office buildings and other types of commercial properties in Marunouchi as well as in major cities throughout Japan. At the same time, the Group are working to create and produce comfortable living and working environments in the United States, the United Kingdom and Asian countries, leveraging the experience and expertise that we have nurtured over those 120 years.
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers.
Bosch, is a German multinational engineering and electronics company headquartered in Gerlingen, near Stuttgart, Germany. It is the world's largest supplier of automotive components measured by 2011 revenues. The company was founded by Robert Bosch in Stuttgart in 1886. Bosch's core products are automotive components (including brakes, controls, electrical drives, electronics, fuel systems, generators, starter motors and steering systems), industrial products (including drives and controls, packaging technology and consumer goods) and building products (including household appliances, power tools, security systems and thermotechnology).
Bosch comprises more than 350 subsidiary companies. In addition to automotive components, which generate around 60% of its revenues, Bosch produces industrial machinery and hand tools.
State Farm and its affiliates are the largest provider of car insurance in the U.S. and is a leading insurer in Canada. In addition to providing auto insurance quotes, their 18,000 agents and more than 65,000 employees serve 81 million policies and accounts – more than 79 million auto, home, life and health policies in the United States and Canada, and nearly 2 million bank accounts. Commercial auto insurance, along with coverage for renters, business owners, boats and motorcycles, is also available. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 44 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies.
Health and Well Being
Our vision is to positively impact human health through innovation. We do this by helping entrepreneurs realize their dreams of creating healthcare solutions that improve peoples’ lives around the world. We work side-by-side with innovators throughout their journey, providing a robust exchange of ideas and resources to support their success.
We seek to find the best science and technology, no matter where it is, to solve the greatest unmet needs of our time. We catalyze, support, and invest in highly differentiated early-stage innovations that will turn into products that extend and improve lives everywhere. At the same time, we seek to nurture the global innovation ecosystem to ensure its continued vibrancy.
Our Innovation Centers—located in Boston, California, London and Shanghai—are Johnson & Johnson Innovation regional hubs, created to access the best science and technology in the region, and also to meet the needs of entrepreneurs and scientists developing important medical device and diagnostic technologies, consumer healthcare products, and pharmaceuticals.
Through our Centers, the exchange of and support for new ideas occurs, which is critical to advancing important products. We have a fully integrated team of scientific and business experts and flexible deal-making capabilities to meet the needs of any company. We bring a strong history of success in R&D, product development, and commercialization to each conversation. We also know first hand how hard, but also how rewarding it is to advance transformative technologies.
We look forward to working with you, and together, improving healthcare and our innovation ecosystem around the world.