Jojo Flores

Jojo Flores

Co-Founder, Plug and Play Tech Center
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Jojo Flores
Co-Founder, Plug and Play Tech Center
Manila, Philippines
ER Rollan
Co Founder & CEO, Growsari Inc.
Manila, Philippines
Andrew Koger
Founder & CEO, HelixPay
Manila, Philippines
David Cutler
Co-Founder, Fortuna Cools
Manila, Philippines
Anna Melissa Nava
Co-Founder & CEO, 1Export
Manila, Philippines
Sharon Vaswani
CEO, PanOphthalmics
Manila, Philippines

More about Jojo Flores

Jose Avelino “JOJO” Flores

Jojo is Co-Founder at Plug and Play Tech Center, a Silicon Valley based early stage investor and technology startup accelerator, which he started in January 2006.  Plug and Play accelerates over 2,000 tech startups yearly from all around the world in over 20 countries in close to 40 global offices, which access a network of over angel investors, venture capital firms, and over 550 large corporations.  Since inception, Plug and Play startups have been able to raise in excess of $10 billion in funding.  Plug and Play Ventures have over 1,600 companies in its portfolio, with close to 30 unicorns including PayPal, Dropbox, Lending Club, N26, Soundhound, Honey, Flutterwave, among others.

In the Philippines, Jojo is Co-Founder of Launchgarage, which started operations in March 2016.  Patterned after Plug and Play, Launchgarage is an accelerator and investor in tech startups in the Philippines and the ASEAN region.  Jojo currently advises startups in the country, including PearlPay, Tangere, Taxumo, Magpie, Mober, Galileo, among others.

In addition, Jojo serves as a Board Member and Vice-President in the Science and Technology Advisory Council to the Philippine government and leading universities, helping them bridge technology entrepreneurs to Silicon Valley.  He is also a Board of Trustee at De La Salle Lipa.  As well, a board member at Animo Labs-ICAST of De La Salle University.

Jojo completed his BS Business Administration studies in 1989 at the University of the Philippines, Diliman.

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