Lafayette Plug & Play
Lafayette Plug and Play
As the first innovative platform fully dedicated to retail and e-commerce, Lafayette Plug and Play is a startups accelerator created by the Galeries Lafayette group in partnership with Plug and Play Tech Center. Located at the heart of Paris, Lafayette Plug and Play aims to support the development of French and international startups disrupting retail and e-commerce, by creating an innovative ecosystem around these industries and supercharge the digital transformation of big retailers and Brands as Galeries Lafayette, Carrefour, Up Group, Maus Frères, and Moet Hennessy.
Corporate Partner - Supercharge Digital Transformation
Lafayette Plug and Play is an open-innovation platform, which identify technology needs based on the specific business challenges of their corporates partners. Lafayette Plug and Play is a crucial tool for corporation, providing them with access to qualified and strategically aligned early-and-growth stage startups, as well as exposure within the startup community.
The Corporate Partner benefit from close relationships with startups and the setting up of pilots addressing various topics of robotics, supply chain and digital in order to support the retailer’s innovation projects.
Lafayette Plug and Play corporate partners are able to dictate the focus of the program, help with the selection process, and are provided access to engage with accepted startups in the 3-month accelerator in Paris and Silicon Valley.
Lafayette Plug and Play is particularly interested in technology as blockchain, AR/VR, AI to support customer experience offline and online, supply chain tools optimization, mobile payment, visual search, and on internet, mobile payment, predictive and advertising marketing issues.
A ground breaking acceleration program for high potential entrepreneurs
Lafayette Plug and Play is looking for the best e-commerce, retail and fashion tech startups in France, Europe and the World. Lafayette Plug and Play offers an acceleration program focused on business development during which startups meet top corporate executives and investors. The program is completely free for startups, and teams will be hosted in the Lafayette Plug and Play acceleration space for the entire duration of the program. Lafayette Plug and Play is particularly interested in technology as blockchain, AR/VR, AI to support customer experience offline and online, supply chain tools optimization, mobile payment, visual search, and on internet, mobile payment, predictive and advertising marketing issues.
Selected startups will benefit from curated support, including: weekly meetings with corporate partners to help them grow their business and customer portfolios; appointments with investors to fundraise; mentoring sessions with industry experts; and a rich program of events to federate the community; all this located in a beautiful space in the heart of Paris.
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