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JB Financial Group Looks to Silicon Valley for New Innovations

The South Korean financial institution looks to startup technology through their partnership with Plug and Play Fintech

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- JB Financial Group, one of the fastest growing and largest retail financial groups in South Korea, has joined Plug and Play Fintech. This leading financial institution is looking to connect with startups that will provide value to their customers.

Plug and Play Founder and CEO Mr. Saeed Amidi and JB Financial Group Chairman Mr. Han Kim at the partnership signing ceremony in Silicon Valley.

"We're very excited to have JB Financial Group as our first South Korean partner. They bring an open api platform that startups can easily use as well as offer a new expansion channel for the companies that participate in the program," says Scott Robinson, Founder and VP of Plug and Play Fintech.

Since their launch in 2015, Plug and Play Fintech has grown to over 30 partners and accelerated 208 startups to date. This platform gives JB Financial Group the opportunity to collaborate with top financial technology startups, pilot their technology and deliver additional value to their current clients.

In the past year, Plug and Play Fintech has expanded to New York, Paris, and Tokyo with plans for further expansion in 2018. Corporations and startups interested in joining, apply today: pnptc.com/application

About Plug and Play
Plug and Play is a global innovation platform. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we have built accelerator programs, corporate innovation services, and an in-house VC to make technological advancement progress faster than ever before. 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 700 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 www.pnptc.com

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