Access to Google engineers and intensive mentoring from 20+ teams
Access to silicon valley experts and top local mentors
PR training and global media opportunities
Close partnership with Google for three months (new classes are accepted twice a year)
For top seed-stage African startups
If you’re building a great business or product in Africa, for Africa we should work together! Launchpad Accelerator Africa accepts applications from startups located in Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote D'ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.
For top growth-stage Brazilian startups
We want to find and develop leaders who will foster the next generation of Brazilian unicorns! Based at Google’s Campus São Paulo, startups will have specialized product support, as well as access to Google’s AI / ML, Cloud, Android, and Web experts.
For top seed to growth stage Indian startups
Launchpad Accelerator India, based in Bengaluru, is focused on supporting great startups that are solving for India specific challenges using AI/ML. Startups will receive mentorship and support from the best of Google in AI/ML, Cloud, UX, Android, Web, Product Strategy and Marketing.
For top growth-stage Israeli startups
Launchpad Accelerator Israel is focused on helping the most promising applied-ML startups in Israel develop great products. All Launchpad Israel startups will receive a wide array of training, including support on a strategic technical project.
For top seed to growth stage Japanese startups
Google for Startups Accelerator Japan supports Japanese startups focused on using AI/ML with a global mindset. All accepted startups will receive mentorship and support from the best of Google in AI/ML, Cloud, UX, Android, Web, Product Strategy, and Marketing. This accelerator program is suitable for top seed to growth stage Japanese startups.
For top seed to growth stage Latin American startups
Launchpad Accelerator Mexico, based at Centraal in Mexico City, supports startups in Hispanic America focused on using AI/ML with a global mindset. All accepted startups will receive mentorship and support from the best of Google and our global mentor network in AI/ML, Cloud, UX, Android & Google Play, Web, Product Strategy, and Marketing.
For top seed-stage Canada startups
Google for Startups Accelerator Canada is a three-month accelerator program based in Kitchener-Waterloo for Seed to Series A Canadian technology startups. The accelerator is designed to bring the best of Google’s programs, products, people and technology to startups that leverage machine learning and AI in their company today or plan to in the future.
For top indie game startups from select countries
Indie Games Accelerator is a six-month program for startups from select countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America that are looking to supercharge their growth on Android. This is a special edition of the Launchpad Accelerator program, designed in close collaboration with Google Play, featuring a comprehensive gaming curriculum and mentorship from top mobile gaming experts.