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Google for Startups EMEA Accelerator

Google for Startups EMEA Accelerator

Started by you. Accelerated with Google.

Program Overview

Google for Startups Accelerator supports selected startups' growth and innovation. Through the program, we share our approach to building successful companies, our AI-first methodology, and best practices for leadership. We also connect selected startups to expert mentors from across the globe who can help them solve their top technical and product challenges.

Program Highlights

  • Google's Products

    We offer personalized support, education, and training on Google products (Google Play, Firebase, AdMob, Google Cloud, AdWords UAC, YouTube) to give startups the tools to build their businesses simply and quickly.

  • Google's Connections

    We connect startups to Googlers, fellow founders, and to our community to give them the network they need to grow. Google for Startups has partners in over 135 countries to support startups with global ambitions.

  • Google's Best Practices

    From OKR-setting and hiring to product management, we share our best practices to support the strategic and measurable growth of your business at scale.

  • Google's Insights

    We share insights about gaming users from our research and work with gaming companies from across the world.

Selected Startups Receive:

  • Equity-free funding
  • Mentoring from 20+ Google teams
  • Access to Google’s global network of experts and mentors
  • Partnership on an advanced technology project
  • Technical training on design, people, product, and growth marketing
  • Support on high-level company and product strategy
  • Google product credits and early access to new services

The Accelerator helps startups solve specific technical challenges with Google resources

Selected founders in the Google for Startups Accelerator program are paired with Googlers and industry experts to solve their top challenges. 

Selected startups receive tailored mentorship and support from relevant Google teams to address technical challenges and machine learning. 

The Accelerator also includes workshops for selected founders focused on product design, customer acquisition, and leadership development.

Its technical offerings and measurable impact on startups set this Accelerator apart.

"I really appreciated the mentors’ support. They helped us see our blind spots. This kind of knowledge only comes from industry leaders with high-level expertise. Contrary to what you may think, the boot camp is a community. We didn't just learn and listen, but we actively contributed, shared, and ultimately, improved our startup. It also helped us bond as a team. Not only did we leave with an improved product, but we left with a better understanding of ourselves."

- Tina Bychkova, Head of Digital Marketing at Synctuition

Our Accelerators

Discover our Alumni

Google for Startups Accelerator offers a wide variety of trainings, workshops, mentoring sessions, and discussions to provide startups with support on a strategic technical project, specific to the company’s immediate growth. Meet the startups who took part in our acceleration programs.

3 editions, 26 startups, 13 countries

Accelerator: Europe

  • AppFarm

    A no-code development platform that helps users create business apps with lightning-fast speed, delivered as a service.

    Location: Norway

  • Codeberry

    A fully localized and gamified coding school for non-English speakers.

    Location: Hungary

  • Deepstash

    An educational platform that changes how we consume and work with information, introducing a new format that is easy to consume and create.

    Location: Romania

  • Infermedica

    A health tech company that developed a diagnostic engine to collect intake data, check symptoms, and guide patients to the right care.

    Location: Poland

  • Milkstrip

    A health tech company that offers a test strip designed to check the ingredients and quality of breast milk.

    Location: Israel

  • Sqin

    A beauty tech company changing the world of beauty retail by creating the world’s #1 beauty community app.

    Location: Germany

  • Sundose

    A manufacturer of data-driven diet supplements that provides the most accurately tailored health formula to fit each customer's unique needs.

    Location: Poland

  • Xeropan

    A platform that motivates language learners through an intuitive game powered by the most advanced AI.

    Location: Hungary

  • Yosh.AI

    A deep-tech company that automates the communication between companies and their users, through AI voice and text assistants.

    Location: Poland

Mobile Accelerator: Warsaw, Poland

  • Ahoy Games

    Ahoy Games focuses on classic board games for mobile. With four products and 2.2M monthly active users, the company plans to focus on games with online interactions and social features.

    Location: Poland

  • Bon Games

    BON Games is a Finnish gaming studio founded in March 2017. Its first game, Transit King Tycoon, was published in June 2018 and continues to win over new fans worldwide.

    Location: Finland

  • Chess and Checkers Games

    Chess and Checkers is a Polish game development studio creating and publishing classic board games, Checkers (Draughts), Chess, and Mancala. The company's priority is offering its users high-quality products and constantly improving gameplay.

    Location: Poland

  • highCore Games

    highCore Games is focused on developing multiplayer mobile games. Its most successful games are Tanks a Lot and Hoop Stars.

    Location: Belarus

  • PowerPlay Studio

    PowerPlay Studio is one of the largest Slovak gaming studios. It produces mainly sports games. Most of its products are freemium games focused on IAP, recently added IAA with AdMob monetization.

    Location: Slovakia

  • Reality Games

    Reality Games creates games based on big data as content. Its mobile games are based on live, real-world data.

    Location: Poland

  • Synctuition

    Synctuition is an advanced relaxation program focusing on audio meditation and self-discovery with 80 sound journeys featuring 3D sounds, gamma waves, and binaural beats.

    Location: Estonia

  • Two Desperados

    Two Desperados is a Belgrade-based, mobile game development studio. Its games, Woka Woka and Viola's Quest, are the #1 marble shooter games with over 30M players. The company is focused on creating entertaining moments and memorable experiences for its millions of players worldwide.

    Location: Serbia

  • Webelinx

    Webelinx creates interactive stories and sports games. The company has a passion, excellence, and quality that shows in each of its games. Beautiful graphics and creative ideas distinguish its products and have made Webelinx the largest mobile gaming studio in Serbia.

    Location: Serbia

  • T-Bull

    T-Bull is a new, Poland-based technology company with half a billion downloads. It specializes in the design, production, and distribution of games for mobile devices and PC.

    Location: Poland

Cybersecurity Accelerator: Malaga, Spain

  • CyberBlue

    CyberBlue uses artificial intelligence to detect cyberbullying in social media posts.

    Location: Spain

  • CyberSmart

    CyberSmart is making cybersecurity simple and accessible to everyone. It's working to give every business, no matter how small, the tools to protect themselves easily and effectively with automated information security compliance for SMEs.

    Location: UK

  • Keynetic Technologies

    Keynetic is an innovative cybersecurity SME that develops its own products for network security and intelligence by leveraging the most advanced software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), network automation, and machine learning technologies.

    Location: Spain

  • Keystroke DNA

    Keystroke DNA confirms and protects identities and business online with behavioral biometric authentication based on keystroke dynamics. The startup is addressing the growing problem of online fraud and traditional authentication methods losing reliability.

    Location: Estonia

  • Koodous

    Koodous is a collaborative platform for Android malware research that combines the power of online analysis tools with social interactions between the analysts over a vast APK repository.

    Location: Spain

  • Ironchip

    Ironchip’s artificial intelligence defines and certifies a safe place. It analyzes the radio waves of the environment without needing easy-to-spoof measures.

    Location: Spain

  • Securekids

    Securekids helps families and schools manage and protect Android devices, so they know their children are using them in a safe way.

    Location: Spain

  • TechHeroX

    TechHeroX is a gamified mobile learning app that brings awareness to users' cybersecurity and data protection. To engage users, the app includes virtual reality, interactive videos, and chatbots for its microlearning and storytelling games.  

    Location: Spain