Plug and Play Opens Location in Downtown LA

Silicon Valley-based Plug and Play is coming to downtown L.A.

The organization, known for its accelerator programs and status as a VC firm, held an event announcing the news on Tuesday at 1010 Wilshire Blvd, where its newest cohort will be based.

Plug and Play aims to match local startups up with corporations that can help them develop. It has already invested in several L.A.-based startups, including browser extension coupon service Honey and real estate marketing startup Zentap.

The organization plans to devote 100 units in the building to startups involved in the program as well as to invest in more L.A.-based companies. Ten startups that are accepted to the program will receive six months free rent.

“We want to bring startups here, we want to bring corporates here, and we want to make everybody work together and we want to see relationships flourish,” Plug and Play Senior Associate Tanya

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Patients, staff and volunteers all appeared pleased with the new location for the Remote Area Medical clinic at Emory & Henry College this weekend.

The hot weather Saturday and expected rain Sunday was mitigated by being able to conduct the clinic indoors. The space provided to the clinic was exceptional, according to coordinators Rev. Harry Howe and Kim Faulkinbury.

“Emory & Henry’s really been gracious and worked hard to make it happen,” Howe said Saturday. “Making their facilities available and working with us so we could get everything in to accommodate the changes that were required. So I think it’s going well.”

Howe led the Smyth County RAM clinic for several years before moving to the E&H campus in Washington County this year.

Faulkinbury is clinic coordinator for RAM USA and has worked with the clinic locally since its inception.

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