Los Angeles, CA — May 4, 2023 – Plug In South LA is thrilled to announce the participants for their fourth cohort accelerator program. Over 80 applications were submitted, reflecting HealthTech, Digital Media, Climate and Sustainability, and the EdTech sectors.
After narrowing down the submissions and conducting two rounds of interviews, the promising 12 were selected. This cohort is a dynamic collection of startups from across the country, representing a rich pool of emerging tech businesses and a diversity of backgrounds and lived experiences.
“We are excited to welcome our new cohort of exceptional talents who are poised to make a difference in their communities and beyond,” said Derek Smith, Founder of Plug In South LA. “We believe that their diverse backgrounds and innovative ideas will propel our organization and society forward, and we are committed to providing them with the support and guidance they need to succeed.”
The companies that will be a part of Cohort 4 are:
Over the next 12-weeks, Plug In South LA will work with these remarkable founders to strengthen their business models so that they can become the most competitive disruptors of services and products in their category. Cohort 4 Founders are primed to deeply stimulate opportunities in the Black, Brown & Latinx communities, and we couldn’t be prouder to introduce them to the world!
Adonica Shaw, Founder & CEO of Wingwomen, says “Wingwomen’s inclusion in the Plug In Accelerator has supercharged our growth and plugged us into the Los Angeles startup ecosystem. We’ve received a lot of strategic guidance that has not only put us back on track to meet our Q3 goals, but also be better positioned to approach investors with a much stronger business.”
About Plug In South LA
Plug In South LA is a dynamic community and innovation hub that brings together entrepreneurs, founders, VCs, innovators, and emerging talent for engaging conversations and networking opportunities. Our mission is to cultivate the next generation of entrepreneurs and leaders by offering modern and contemporary programming focused on entrepreneurship, innovation, technology, and creativity. Our wide range of programs includes conferences, tech demos, workshops, and intimate salons that provide our members with access to valuable resources, knowledge, and expertise.
One of our most successful programs is the Power Huddles, where under-represented founders at any stage can present their business ideas, challenges, and opportunities to a network of mentors, advisors, industry experts, investors, and other professionals. We also offer a tech accelerator program that meets regularly with a small cohort of founders to help them grow and scale their businesses.
At Plug In South LA, we are committed to creating a community that encourages collaboration, inclusivity, and diversity. We believe that by bringing together talented individuals from diverse backgrounds, we can foster a culture of innovation and creativity that benefits everyone.
For questions and/or to engage in Plug In’s other programming, visit Plug In South LA’s website or contact Plug In’s PR team at email@example.com.