Plug and Play–Fashion for Good is a 12-week startup accelerator based in Amsterdam focused on social and environmental impact within the fashion industry.
The accelerator has been established through a partnership between Fashion for Good (with C&A Foundation as the founding partner) and Plug and Play (largest accelerator in the world). Our core objective is to find, invest in, and accelerate startups that fast-track the transition to a sustainable and circular apparel industry.
Batch One ran from April 2, 2017 to July 12, 2017.
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Batch Two runs from Sept 11, 2017 to Dec 7, 2017.
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FOCUS AREAS WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
– Raw material sourcing
– Fabric and garment production (dyeing, finishing & cut-make-trim)
– End-of-use (recycling/upcycling)
We run two 12-week batches each year.
We accept 10 startups of any size into each batch.
Our ticket size for investment is $25-100k.
We give free office space for 12 weeks.
Gain insight from our expert mentors.
Leverage our corporate network for new clients.
Spend 3 months in Silicon Valley.
Tap into our venture capital contacts.
Fashion for Good is the global initiative that’s here to make all fashion good. At the core of Fashion for Good is our Innovation Platform, which includes the Fashion for Good-Plug and Play Accelerator, a Scaling Programme, and an Acceleration Fund. By sparking and scaling innovation, by offering practical action in the form of support, funding and roadmaps, and by fostering sector-wide collaboration rather than competition, we enable the daring invention and widespread adoption of good fashion practice.
Plug and Play is the largest global innovation platform and Silicon Valley’s most active VC. With hundreds of entrepreneurs from across the world, it is the best platform for startups to evolve and thrive.
CRO, Plug and Play
Marketing Director, Plug and Play
Principal, Plug and Play Ventures
Boston Consulting Group
Sustainable Apparel Coalition
Fashion for Good
The sustainable trade initiative
Impact Hub Amsterdam
Ellen MacArthur Foundation
CEO & Founder, Plug and Play
Managing Partner, Plug and Play Ventures
Partner, Plug and Play Ventures
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