Launchpad regional initiatives

Launchpad regional initiatives include exclusive events, mentorship opportunities, trainings, and accelerators tailored specifically to local markets. Keep an eye out for opportunities to participate in over 40 countries around the world.

Launchpad Africa

An acceleration program that matches top African startups with the best of Google - its people, network, and advanced technologies - to help build great products.

If you’re building a great business or product in Africa, for Africa we should work together! We're accepting applications from startups located in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda.

As part of the Lagos-based program, startups receive:

  • Equity-free support

  • Access to Google engineers and intensive mentoring from 20+ teams

  • Access to Silicon Valley experts and Africa’s top mentors

  • Close partnership with Google for three months

  • PR training and global media opportunities

  • Exposure though demo days