Google for Startups Accelerator

Google For Startups Accelerator AI First Program

A 10-week equity-free accelerator program for Seed to Series A startups based in Africa or building Africa-centered solutions with technology. The Accelerator program is sector-agnostic but will only accept applications from startups leveraging Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning from any vertical.

The AI First program is designed for startups that are building products or services that use artificial intelligence in a transformative way. We are looking for companies with a strong team and a clear vision for how AI can be used to solve real-world challenges.

Target Locations

Google for Startups Accelerator Africa accepts applications from startups in Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Côte D’ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.

Google For Startups Accelerator: Eligibility Criteria

  • Startups demonstrating traction, ideally between Seed and Series A stage.
  • Building a scalable product or service with a significant total addressable market and defensible growth model.
  • Deeply technical, preferably leveraging technologies like Machine Learning and AI.
  • Commitment from CTO and/or technical roles to participate and engage in required program sessions.

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Key Benefits

  1. Equity-free: 10 weeks of equity-free support.
  2. Google product credits: Eligible startups receive product credits.
  3. Founder networkConnect and get support from fellow founders as a part of Google for Startups alumni network.
  4. Custom Mentorship: Receive tailored product and leadership support from Google mentors and industry experts.
  5. Google product support and advice: Learn product tips and tricks directly from the Googlers who built them.
  6. Exposure:vExposure to potential partners, VCs and investors interested in AI First tech startups.

How To Apply

Deadline for applications is September 6 2023

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