Menu

Google for Startups Accelerator 2020: Sustainable Development Goals for Social Impact Startups

Is your startup ready to reach the next level? Is social impact at the core of your business model? Are you interested in partnering with Google to accelerate the growth of your startup? If so, this opportunity being presented by Google for startup is for you. Seize this moment by applying to the accelerator programme.

The goal of the Google for Startups Accelerator: Sustainable Development Goals is to empower technology startups to build and scale viable social impact companies to solve the world’s biggest problems with the best of Google: their people, their network, and their advanced technology.

They expect to run multiple cohorts of startups through this accelerator over the next several years. Over time, they want to gather a portfolio of startups from around the world that are collectively working on the full range of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. For their first class, they have chosen to focus on startups that are based in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Table of Content

About Google

Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies, alongside Amazon, Apple, and Facebook. Google was founded in September 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University in California. The company's rapid growth since incorporation has triggered a chain of products, acquisitions, and partnerships beyond Google's core se... read more


Subscribe for scholarship alert.
Be among the first to know whenever new Google scholarship is going on. Enter your email address and click the Subscribe button ↓
Like our website? Follow us on Facebook

Google Sustainability Development Goals

  • Type Entrepreneurs
  • OrganisationGoogle
  • Country to study -
  • School to study -
  • Course to study Not specified
  • State of Origin
  • Gender Men and Women
  • Application Deadline January 5, 2020

Aim and Benefits of Google Sustainability Development Goals

Startups accepted into the sustainability accelerator can expect the following equity-free support from Google:

  1. 1:1 mentoring and support from a combination of Google mentors and carefully chosen external mentors
  2. Assistance with technology, product, design, growth (including fundraising), and leadership training
  3. Pairing with a Google Startup Success Manager to help connect your startup with specific resources within and outside Google
  4. Inspirational keynote talks, panel discussions, and workshops with relevant experts
  5. Membership in a collaborative, supportive community of relevant social impact partners

Requirements for Google Sustainability Development Goals Qualification

They are looking for:

  1. Startups should have a technology-based product. In particular but not exclusively, we’re best positioned to work with startups that address a unique problem with data/artificial intelligence or machine learning.
  2. Startups should have some level of market traction with their product/service and are past the “idea stage” with some initial customer validation.
  3. Startups should be able to identify a large market opportunity for significant impact. 
  4. Startups should equally be driven by both the business case for the product/service and the social impact that their product/service can have. 
  5. The startup’s founding team and/or key team members should be able to demonstrate that they have the technical skills, business skills, and social impact mindset to grow a company in the social impact sector.

Physical commitment is only required for 3 weeks.


Checkout: 20 How To Study Abroad Frequently Asked Questions

Interview date, Process and Venue for Google Sustainability Development Goals

Here’s the schedule for the accelerator (subject to change!):

  1. Bootcamp/High Touch Point 1: Berlin, March 23rd
  2. Tech Sprint/High Touch Point 2: Tel Aviv, June - Date TBD
  3. Graduation/High Touch Point 3: San Francisco, September - Date TBD

Google will cover travel expenses for these 3 weeks.


Application Deadline

January 5, 2020


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Google on docs.google.com to apply

For more details, visit google startup accelerator programmme website


Read Also: Top 20 Reasons To Study Abroad
Scholarshipair.com
Share this scholarship
Subscribe for scholarship alert.
Be among the first to know whenever new Google scholarship is going on. Enter your email address and click the Subscribe button ↓
Like our website? Follow us on Facebook

Scholarships You May Like

Subscribe for scholarship alert.
Be among the first to know whenever new Google scholarship is going on. Enter your email address and click the Subscribe button ↓
Like our website? Follow us on Facebook

Popular Scholarships

Scholarship Tips

Cookies help us analyze your behavior in order to improve your experience; and third parties use them to create personalized advertising. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy and Cookie Policy. Ok