Einstein becomes the First Brazilian Company to Join Plug and Play Cleveland’s Innovation Platform

Sociedade Beneficente Israelita Albert Einstein (SBIBAE) to open the doors to Healthtech Innovation in Latin America.

Sociedade Beneficente Israelita Albert Einstein (SBIBAE) announced that their organization will be the newest member to join the Plug and Play Cleveland Innovation Platform. As the first Brazilian hospital network to join the Cleveland ecosystem, SBIBAE will collaborate alongside the Cleveland Clinic, JumpStart Inc. and Plug and Play Cleveland to evaluate cutting-edge healthcare technologies. SBIBAE’s membership to the Cleveland Innovation Platform connects Cleveland’s world class health ecosystem to Latin America.

Plug and Play Cleveland is a global accelerator program and venture capital firm connecting startups, corporate partners and investors from around the world. Platform membership is open to all corporations interested in exploring technologies that provide viable solutions to unresolved business challenges.SBIBAE is well known for their innovative approach to providing outstanding patient experiences and high-quality patient care, and therefore this strategic move to join the Plug and Play Cleveland Platform only enhances the organization’s overall mission. Through this partnership, SBIBAE will have the opportunity to discover and implement technologies that provide ground-breaking solutions to inefficiencies in patient experience, patient care, and hospital operations.

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Plug and Play Cleveland facilitates a 12-week accelerator program, twice a year, for startups interested in working with large corporations. In partnership with Cleveland Clinic, JumpStart, and SBIBAE, Plug and Play Cleveland provides opportunities for startups to collaborate alongside clinical champions at the point-of-care. Many of these startups then leverage these connections to establish more formal agreements, including pilots, proof of concepts and joint ventures to advance their business goals. Plug and Play Cleveland may provide funding to companies that best align with their corporate partner’s needs.

Applications for startups who are interested in participating are accepted on a rolling basis. To apply, please visit: https://bit.ly/2y2J9Hc

About Plug and Play

Plug and Play is a Global Innovation Platform. We connect startups to corporations and invest in over 260 companies every year. Since inception in 2006, our programs have expanded worldwide to include a presence in 28 locations globally giving startups the necessary resources to succeed in Silicon Valley and beyond. With over 6,000 startups and 220 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 750 networking events per year. Companies in our community have raised over $7 billion in funding, with successful portfolio exits including Danger, Dropbox, Lending Club, PayPal, SoundHound, and Zoosk. For more information, visit http://plugandplaytechcenter.com.

About Einstein Healthcare Network

Sociedade Beneficente Israelita Albert Einstein (SBIBAE)’s mission is to offer excellence in healthcare, education, and social responsibility. Einstein has a robust list of educational and fundraising opportunities to include the Graduate Program in Health Science, Clinical Research Center, Peter Muranyi Experimental Research Center, and the Brain Institute. In addition, the organization’s social responsibilities include philanthropic work and government program partnerships that strength the Unified Health System (SUS). Overall, Einstein has expressed the desire to partner with startups to discover innovative approaches to addressing the healthcare needs within their network. Therefore, joining Plug and Play Cleveland will give Einstein access to startups around the world and, once startups are selected, Einstein will have the opportunity to collaborate with them to develop and implement groundbreaking technologies.

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