[Apply] Google Opens Equity-free Funding Accelerator for Africa

[Apply] Google Opens Equity-free Funding Accelerator for Africa

If you’re building a great business or product in Africa, for Africa, Google wants you through the Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa. Along with other 16 African countries, Nigerian founders are wanted. Google awards grants and provides financial support.

Launchpad 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. In addition to our accelerators, Launchpad regional initiatives include exclusive events, mentorship opportunities, and trainings. Keep an eye out for opportunities to participate in over 40 countries around the world.

As part of all Launchpad 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)

Recently, Google concluded the last edition. Twelve startups participated with six from Nigeria. Google provided the companies with Google mentors and financial grants.

Apply here – due July 8.



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