Google Launchpad Accelerator

Mature startups from selected regions can apply for the opportunity to work with Google. Win an all-expenses-paid 2-week trip to train at this tech giant’s Silicon Valley headquarters, plus 6 months of continued mentoring and added benefits such as Google product credits and marketing opportunities.

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  • Mountain View, CA, USA (2-week training trip)


  • 6 months

Additional Benefits

  • All expenses paid for all program activities
  • 2-week trip for up to 3 team members to train at Google HQ in Mountain View, CA, USA
  • One-on-one coaching from top Google experts
  • 6 months of continuing mentorship
  • Collaborate with Google engineers, product managers, and regional VCs
  • Google product credits, including Cloud storage
  • PR training and global marketing opportunities
  • Access to Google’s full suite of Launchpad initiatives and connections

Who Can Apply

  • Any type of mature technical startup from selected regions and countries:
    • Africa: Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa
    • Asia: India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
    • Europe: Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland
    • Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico
  • Already have a product and are primed to scale locally and internationally
  • Not necessary to have an Android-based app

Selection Criteria

  • Growth potential and scalability
  • Quality of your website

Application Process

  • Express your interest and fill out the application
  • One-hour video interview with a Google team member
  • Face-to-face interview may also be carried out


  • Must be based in one of the selected countries