Resources, classes, and connections to support your startup.
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This moment in time calls for entrepreneurship: for the ability to respond quickly to challenges, to provide solutions, to create and innovate in order to keep up with rapidly-changing user needs. Entrepreneurs have a unique opportunity to recognize new paths and see possibilities beyond systems that aren't equipped to adapt to the uncertainties of an evolving world.
With the goal of helping startup founders seize their full potential to solve today's biggest challenges and boost local economies, Google for Startups is launching a set of programs designed to equip these founders with the right tools and skills from Google. Because if they succeed, we all succeed.
Black Founders Fund
The Black Founders Fund in Africa provides non-dilutive cash awards of up to $100,000 to Black-led startups from the Google for Startups community, in addition to product credits and mentoring.
Growth Academy in Europe helps startups to scale their user base with Google tools. Through workshops, mentoring, and networking, startup growth leaders dig into the data of their specific markets to develop tailored strategies for acquiring new customers.
Accelerator: Europe 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.
A series of interactive trainings for founders and their teams, Startup School covers a range of topics including digital marketing, Google tools, and business strategy. Delivered live by professional trainers, Google experts, and industry specialists.
Founders Academy is a mentorship-focused program connecting women-founded startups from across the world to the best of Google. Beyond connecting the selected women-founded startups to each other, the program provides companies with access to growth opportunities and investors.