Lafayette Plug and Play Manifesto πŸ™‹πŸ½

πŸ‘ŠπŸ½ Startup first, business first.

At LPNP we are convinced that business is the key for the startup to succeed.

We connect international high potential startups with leading corporations based on their primary challenges and priorities. Through this targeted matchmaking, we help startups find clients ready and willing to use their amazing technology.

We are the ultimate lead generator for retail and fashion tech startups.

Through these curated introductions and the collaborative ecosystem of startups, investors and corporations we have created, we act as a catalyst for digital transformation for retailers, fashion houses and brands. We are the ideal place for them to start transforming themselves.

Lafayette Plug and Play is at the heart of the big revival of the fashion and retail industry, our goal is to make retail and fashion the most innovative industries in the world.

πŸ’₯ We are doers.

3 month program during which we are fully engaged: Hundreds of one to one meetings between startup CEOs and decisions makers of retailers and brands; Fifty corporate events. 150 mentoring sessions with VC’s, high profile entrepreneurs and retail/ eCommerce experts; A dozen Expert sessions during which you learn from other successful international entrepreneurs.

The result: Deals, deals, deals.

πŸš€ We are international.

As we are partners of all the main international retail & ecommerce events and since we source the best startups from France and around the world, we have a truly international scope. Today, half of the applications we receive are from international startups, all of them bringing technological innovations to the retail and fashion industries. We look at a broad range of topics, including in store analytics, customer experience, payment, supply chain tool optimization, online acquisition, through technology as AI, VR, blockchain, …But we only accept the best tackling these topics.

Once selected, we work tirelessly for and with the startups in order to help them shine and attain the next level. Due to our fine tuned and high quality program we can help them grow their business in the three months they are with us. Our flexible, organised and well rounded team at Lafayette Plug and Play makes all this people.

πŸ’ͺ🏼 Work hard, play hard.

Love & Fun is also part of the adventure. Throughout all the successes and closed deals that will happen between the startups and corporations, Lafayette Plug and Play will always be there to celebrate with you! Each day of the program counts, and we are always determined to make it special and memorable.


Writer: Dounia Agharbi, Head of Communication & Marketing Lafayette Plug and Play

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