The Google for Startups Accelerator Africa 2021/2022 is officially accepting applications.
The Google for Firms Africa Accelerator is a three-month program for Seed to Series A technology startups from throughout Africa.
The accelerator aims to provide the best of Google’s programs, products, people, and technology to entrepreneurs who are using or planning to use machine learning and AI in their businesses.
The accelerator also includes deep dives and workshops focused on product design, customer acquisition, and leadership development for founders, specialized training, media opportunities, and access to Google’s network of engineers and experts, in addition to mentorship and technical project support.
Benefits of Google for Startups Accelerator Africa
Selected startups are given
- Access to Google engineers, resources, and mentors, during and after the program.
- Hands-on Google for Startups collaboration and support.
- Inclusion in the GSA Global Community and network of alumni and mentors.
- Google Cloud Credits.
- Marketing spotlight opportunities.
Startups from Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, and Zimbabwe are eligible to apply for the GSA Africa.
The program is open to seed-stage through Series A-stage technological companies.
The Accelerator program is sector-agnostic, so businesses from any vertical that use machine learning (or intend to) are invited to apply.
Application for Google for Startups Accelerator Africa
The program’s CEO and CTO are required to attend all three online boot camps, while a third core team member is optional.
Each Bootcamp may accommodate a total of three corporate representatives.