Google for startups accelerator program is an intensive workshop and expert mentorship designed to help growth-stage startups learn the technical products, and leadership best practices.
The accelerator aims to provide the best of Google’s programs, products, people, and technology to startups who are using or planning to use machine learning and AI in their businesses.
The accelerator also includes deep dives and workshops focused on product design, customer acquisition, and leadership development for founders. It also offers specialized training, media opportunities, and access to Google’s network of engineers and experts, in addition to mentorship and technical project support.
The Africa Google for Startup Accelerator accepts applications from startups located in Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, and Zimbabwe, and application to the Nigerian cohort which will hold in Lagos is currently opened.
For any selected startup, the CEO and CTO must attend all 3 of the program’s online boot camps. A third core team member can attend but is not required. Each boot camp can accommodate a maximum of 3 company representatives.
Benefits of Applying
During and after the program, selected startups will have access to;
- Google engineers, resources, and mentors.
- Collaboration and support from Google for Startups on a hands-on basis.
- Inclusion in the Google for Startups Global Community, as well as a network of alumni and mentors.
- Google Cloud Credits
- Marketing opportunity, among many other benefits.
- However, startups will not be given grants or funding.
How to Apply
Click HERE to apply.