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Google opens applications for third batch of Launchpad Accelerator India program

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Google, an American technology giant, is accepting applications for the third batch of its Launchpad Accelerator India, cited ET.

The company, under the program, mentors early-stage startups on various aspects of their business, across the areas of technology, product strategy, marketing, UX/UI and leadership. 

Paul Ravindranath, Program Manager, Launchpad Accelerator India said that the programme’s theme Solve for India, focuses on mentoring startups that seek to address some of India’s most complex problems in the areas of healthcare, fintech, sustainability, among several others, using AI/ML technology.

“With over two decades of experience in building some of the world’s most-used technology products, Google is uniquely positioned to facilitate the Indian startup ecosystem in building scalable and globally relevant solutions, and Launchpad Accelerator India is one of the key ways in which we drive this,” Ravindranath added.

Google was founded by Menlo Park in 1998. It 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.

The company said that startups that use technology like AI/ML to solve systemic problems in India can submit their applications by visiting Launchpad Accelerator and submitting their applications under ‘Launch Accelerator India’ by August 18, 2019.

The batch will start with a 1 week bootcamp in mid-October, in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

The company further also expressed that each class will receive mentorship and support from Google in Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, Cloud, Android, Web, Product Strategy and Marketing along with Google Cloud Credits from $20K, going up to $100K each.

The last date of applications is August 18, 2019.

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