Four Nigerian start-ups are among the many group of inspiring start-up operators from all over the world to participate in the 4th class of Launchpad Accelerator. The 4 Nigerian start-ups are Delivery Science, Gidi Mobile Limited, FlutterWave and PayStack. find more details about them here
Participants in Launchpad Accelerator receive equity-free support, credits for Google products, and continue to work closely with Google back in their home country during the 6-month program. The program includes intensive mentoring from 20+ Google teams, and expert mentors from top technology companies and VCs in Silicon Valley.
This year, Launchpad Accelerator has also widened its curriculum to help the startups dig deeper into machine learning and AI, to help them leverage Google’s latest technologies to scale their apps.
Class 4 kicks off July 17th, 2017 at the Google Developers Launchpad Space in San Francisco and will include 2 weeks of all-expense-paid training.
This is the first time start-ups from Africa and Europe are participating in the progrma, joining start-ups from Asia and Latin-America. .