SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Plug and Play, an active early stage investor and global innovation platform headquartered in Silicon Valley, California USA, announces its partnership with Enerjisa Enerji. Through this partnership, the Turkish energy company has furthered its commitment to work with key industry stakeholders and disruptive startups to find the best solutions for their innovation strategy.
"We have learned that a healthy and strong ecosystem can be a great enabler for us while dealing with industry challenges in our corporation," said Gül Erol, Enerjisa Enerji's Chief HR and Information Officer. "Our customers want simplicity and relevancy and we have to differentiate ourselves by providing the most relevant solutions and products for them."
"This is a great segway for energy startups to globalize their offerings and access a new region through our ecosystem. Through this partnership, our goal is to connect Enerjisa Enerji with the companies that can join them in their digital transformation," said Wade Bitaraf, Founder and Director of Plug and Play's Energy & Sustainability program.
The energy sector continues to undergo significant changes in technology, business models, and customer experience. The leaders of the power and gas industry are ready to take a collaborative approach in tackling their external innovation challenges. Through Plug and Play, corporations join a consortium of forward-thinking companies that are ready to partner with and invest in startups.
About Enerjisa Enerji
Enerjisa Enerji A.Ş. manages two main business lines of electricity distribution and sales with operational excellence; it reaches 9.2 million customers in 14 provinces and provides distribution services to more than 20 million users. Meanwhile, Enerjisa Enerji A.Ş provides significant contributions to sustainability through our electricity distribution investments and operations focused on human, technology and solutions. In line with the activities, Enerjisa Enerji A.Ş. aims to create value for our partners, customers, employees, suppliers and community by assessing new opportunities in the sector.
About Plug and Play
Plug and Play is a global innovation platform. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we have built accelerator programs, corporate innovation services, and an in-house VC to make technological advancement progress faster than ever before. Since inception in 2006, our programs have expanded worldwide to include a presence in over 20 locations globally giving startups the necessary resources to succeed in Silicon Valley and beyond. With over 6,000 startups and 280 official corporate partners, we have created the ultimate startup ecosystem in many industries. We provide active investments with 200 leading Silicon Valley VCs, and host more than 700 networking events per year. Companies in our community have raised over $7 billion in funding, with successful portfolio exits including Danger, Dropbox, Lending Club, and PayPal. For more information, visit www.plugandplaytechcenter.com
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