Google for Startups Accelerator: AI First Program Opens Applications in India

Google extends support to AI startups in India through its Accelerator program.

  • Google extends support to AI startups in India through its Accelerator program.
  • Selected startups receive three months of equity-free assistance and mentorship.
  • Eligible startups can apply online and attend virtual open forums for more information.

Google has launched the Google for Startups Accelerator: AI First program in India, aimed at supporting startups leveraging artificial intelligence to tackle industry challenges. With India’s burgeoning AI startup ecosystem, this initiative aims to provide vital support to innovators harnessing AI for impactful solutions.

The program offers selected startups three months of equity-free assistance, including expert mentorship and access to Google’s extensive network. Participating startups will receive guidance in developing human-centric and responsible AI solutions, along with training in design, marketing, and leadership. Additionally, they will have access to tech stack credits and cutting-edge AI tools to accelerate their growth.

To be eligible, startups must be based in India, have AI as a core component of their solution, and preferably be at the Seed to Series A stages. Interested startups can apply online through the program’s website. Google also encourages entrepreneurs to attend weekly virtual open forums for more information and to address any queries they may have. Registration for these sessions is available on the program’s website.