Accelerators

Google Developers' regional accelerators are tailored specifically to their local markets, and provide access to the best of Google - its people, network, and advanced technologies - helping startups build great products. Using the knowledge gained from running startup accelerators, this model has been used to reach other audiences such as game developers and non-profits.

The program

As part of all regional accelerators, startups receive:
  • Equity-free support

  • 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)

Google for Startups Accelerator Africa

For top seed-stage African startups

If you're building a great business or product in Africa, for Africa, we should work together! Google for Startups 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.

Google for Startups Accelerator Brazil

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.

Google for Startups Accelerator India

For top seed to growth stage Indian startups

Google for Startups 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.

Google for Startups Accelerator Israel

For top growth-stage Israeli startups

Google for Startups Accelerator Israel is focused on helping the most promising applied-ML startups in Israel develop great products. All Google for Startups Accelerator Israel startups will receive a wide array of training, including support on a strategic technical project.

Google for Startups Accelerator Japan

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.

Google for Startups Accelerator Latin America

For top seed to growth stage Latin American startups

Google for Startups 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.

Google for Startups Accelerator Canada

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.

Indie Games Accelerator

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 accelerator program, designed in close collaboration with Google Play, features a comprehensive gaming curriculum and mentorship from top mobile gaming experts.