Plug and Play, Sunnyvale, Calif., opened a new office in Milan, Italy, to launch its food and beverage accelerator. This office will also service key partners in the region.

"We are proud to open our first food and beverage accelerator in the heart of Italy,” says Saeed Amidi, founder and CEO. “Plug and Play was born 20 years ago in our Lucky Building, where Google, Paypal and Dropbox were born. We are especially excited to expand to Italy and connect leading Italian corporations with our international startups, while offering the country's talented entrepreneurs access to our global programs."