Started by you. Accelerated with Google.

Google for Startups Accelerators serve top growth-stage startups with tailored technical, product, and leadership training from Google experts.

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About the program

About the program

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A global series of programs

Each accelerator features a cohort of 10-15 top startups that come together to tackle specific technical challenges that can help grow their businesses through a mix of remote and in-person, 1-to-1, group learning sessions, and sprint projects.

Tailored, expert help

Founders outline the top technical challenges for their startup, and are then paired with relevant experts from both Google and the industry to solve those challenges and grow their business.

Specialist deep dives

In addition to mentorship and technical project support, Google for Startups accelerators include deep dives and workshops focused on product design, customer acquisition, and leadership development for founders.

Key benefits

  • Equity-free support

    Three months of equity-free support

  • Training

    Training on design, marketing, and leadership

  • Product credits

    Google product credits for your tech stack

  • Access to experts

    Access to Google's network of industry experts

  • Mentoring

    Mentoring from 20+ Google teams

  • Strategic support

    Support on company and product strategy

  • Early access

    Early access to new Google products and tools

  • Technical project partnership

    Partnership on advanced technology project

Entry criteria

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Entry criteria

Each program has specific requirements, but generally teams that are chosen fit the profile below.

  • Deeply technical, preferably leveraging technologies like Machine Learning and AI
  • 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

Our Accelerators

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Wayne Silbermann Co-Founder of Sortd Wayne Silbermann Co-Founder of Sortd

We gained deep product insights from the mentors. Leaders Lab & OKRs guided our management team through alignment issues that we had yet to address, and Design Sprints gave us a practical tool to learn from users early in the process.

Wayne Silbermann CO-FOUNDER OF SORTD

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