Launchpad regional accelerators

Launchpad regional accelerators are tailored specifically to their local markets, and provide access to the best of Google - its people, network, and advanced technologies - helping startups build great products. In addition to our accelerators, Launchpad regional initiatives include exclusive events, mentorship opportunities, and trainings. Keep an eye out for opportunities to participate in over 40 countries around the world.

As part of all Launchpad regional accelerators, startups receive:

  • Equity-free support
  • Access to Google engineers and intensive mentoring from 20+ teams
  • Access to silicon valley experts and top local mentors
  • PR training and global media opportunities
  • Close partnership with Google for three months (new classes are accepted twice a year)

Launchpad Accelerator Africa

For top seed-stage African startups

If you’re building a great business or product in Africa, for Africa we should work together! Launchpad Accelerator Africa accepts applications from startups located in Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote D'ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.

Launchpad Accelerator India

For top seed to growth stage Indian startups

Launchpad Accelerator India, based in Bengaluru, is focused on supporting great startups that are solving for India specific challenges using AI/ML. Startups will receive mentorship and support from the best of Google in AI/ML, Cloud, UX, Android, Web, Product Strategy and Marketing.

Indie Games Accelerator

For top indie game startups from select countries

Indie Games Accelerator is a four month program for startups from India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam who are looking to supercharge their growth on Android. This is a special edition of the Launchpad Accelerator program, designed in close collaboration with Google Play, featuring a comprehensive gaming curriculum and mentorship from top mobile gaming experts.

Launchpad Accelerator São Paulo

For top growth-stage Brazilian startups

We want to find and develop leaders who will foster the next generation of Brazilian unicorns! Based at Google’s Campus São Paulo, startups will have specialized product support, as well as access to Google’s AI / ML, Cloud, Android, and Web experts.

Launchpad Accelerator Tel Aviv

For top growth-stage Israeli startups

Launchpad Accelerator Tel Aviv is focused on helping the most promising applied-ML startups in Israel develop great products. All Launchpad Tel Aviv startups will receive a wide array of training, including support on a strategic technical project.