Google has launched Google for Startups Accelerator, a 10-week, equity-free hybrid program for Seed to Sequence A startups tackling Local weather Change with tech.
This system which companions with Google Cloud, the Center East and Africa program helps high-potential startups based mostly within the Center East and Africa develop with one of the best of Google via a mixture of in-person and digital actions, 1:1 mentoring, and group studying classes.
Joyce Baz, Head of Communications at Google, stated: “As extra organizations navigate the required, sustainability-driven enterprise transformations on the horizon, they’re searching for new instruments and know-how to assist them. We consider the worldwide startup ecosystem performs a pivotal function in accelerating their progress, which is why we’re excited to kick-off 2023 with Google for Startups Accelerator: Local weather Change applications, and encourage startups within the Center East and Africa to use. These applications will deal with figuring out, supporting and scaling startups which might be constructing applied sciences to fight local weather change. That is the primary time we’re operating this system in MENA, we’re wanting ahead to welcoming contributors in our area at a important time when know-how can unblock and speed up decarbonization of the economic system.”
Along with mentorship, the Google for Startups Accelerator: Local weather Change program options deep dives and workshops centered on product design, enterprise development, and management improvement. Chosen startups may also profit from devoted Google Cloud technical experience and obtain credit by way of the Google for Startups Cloud Program.
Via a mix of 1-to-1 and 1-to-many studying classes, startups will obtain mentoring from skilled engineers and enterprise specialists from Google and the broader ecosystem all through this system. This help shall be particularly tailor-made to the wants of the startups’ companies. Together with being paired with specialised Startup Success Managers (SSM) from Google, contributors may also obtain additional coaching on methods to use our greatest practices, instruments, and personnel. On the finish of this system, the cohort will current their achievements in a Demo Day in entrance of Google groups, mentors, traders, companions and key stakeholders from the Center East and Africa startup ecosystems. After this system ends, startups will proceed to obtain help by way of the Google for Startups Accelerator Alumni program & community
Eligibility standards includes-
Startups demonstrating traction, ideally between Seed and Sequence A stage.
Constructing a scalable services or products with a big complete addressable market and defensible development mannequin.
Specializing in sustainable know-how local weather options, cleantech and inexperienced power.
Deeply technical, ideally leveraging applied sciences like Machine Studying and AI.
Dedication from CTO and/or technical roles to take part and have interaction in required program classes.