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Google Gears up for scaling Launchpad Accelerator India to mentor 1,000 startups

Google Gears up for scaling Launchpad Accelerator India to mentor 1,000 startups

Tech behemoth Google intends to scale its mentorship program for startups in India. The company aims to propel 1000 startups with the Launchpad Accelerator.

Google is searching for reliable accelerator partners and incubators in order to scale the programme.

As per Paul Ravindranath G, programme manager, Launchpad Accelerator of Google India, The Company will be working with various accelerators and incubators to add the Launchpad’s mentor network, design sprint methodology, ML bootcamps, objectives & key results. And will scale these proven engagement tools across all partners.

Earlier this year, the company launched its Launchpad Accelerator for the first time in India. The main focus was to guide startups which use ML and AI learning to build for local requirements. According to the company, the new collaborations will help them to spread the use of ML and AI to startups in the country.

The accelerators in India is yet to deploy a partner, meanwhile, there are ten partners worldwide who are a part of the "Powered by" program where Google Launchpad supports accelerators and incubators.

In the inaugural edition of the Indian accelerator programme, 10 startups were shortlisted from thousands of applications.  The training period for the startups was two weeks. During the training, the startups were offered mentorship, opening up the tech behemoth’s technologies, expertise,andnetwork.


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