Google for Startups Global Programs

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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.

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The Accelerator offers growth-stage startups mentoring and technical support from Google engineers and external experts tailored to their business, through a mix of one-to-one and one-to-many learning sessions.

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Black Founders Fund

The Black Founders Fund 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.

Learn more about the Black Founders Fund in Brazil and in Europe.

Google for Startups Immersion: Black Founders
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Growth Academy

Growth Academy 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.

Check out more information about the program, and participating startups, in Madrid, São Paulo, and Seoul.

Startup School

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.

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Google for Startups Immersion: Women Founders

Founders Academy

Founders Academy is a mentorship-focused program connecting women-founded startups from across the world to the best of Google’s people, products, and practices.

Google for Startups’ mission is to level the playing field for underrepresented founders and help startups thrive across every corner of the world. We know that strong leaders build stronger businesses. However, women in entrepreneurship lack representation and visibility at a leadership level. As well as connecting female founders to each other, Founders Academy provides access to developmental opportunities, including VCs and accelerators. By focusing on leadership, connections, and growth, the program supports a powerful, global community of women, ensuring them better access to the resources they need to grow and succeed.

Founders Academy offers selected companies mentorship from carefully selected Google advisors, tailored content and workshops, VC connections and access to the global Google for Startups community to women-founded startups that want to level up.

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