In addition to its Solve For India programme, global tech giant Google has now announced Launchpad Accelerator India, a new comprehensive mentorship programme tailored exclusively for Indian startups that are using machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) to build solutions for the pressing problems in the country.
The three-month accelerator programme has been designed to grow the AI and ML ecosystem in India by helping Indian startups build scalable solutions problems specific to the country.
Roy Glasberg, Global Launchpad founder, said, “Over the years, Google has worked with some incredible startups across India who are using advanced technologies such as AI/ML to tackle everything from Agritech to Language Web, Healthcare and Transportation.”
The Google Launchpad Accelerator India follows the search giant’s Solve For India roadshow last year. As part of Solve For India, 10 startups were shortlisted from across India for four days of one-on-one consults with experts and mentors from the industry with the aim of solving critical product and growth challenges.
How To Make It To Launchpad Accelerator India?
The selected cohort of 8-10 Indian startups will receive mentorship, access to the best of Google — its people, network and technologies — and up to $100K of Google Cloud Credits. Also, the shortlisted startups will receive extensive mentorship and support from the best of people working at Google in AI/ML, cloud, UX, Android, web, product strategy and marketing.
Further, the startups have to meet the following criteria to be considered for the Launchpad Accelerator India mentoring programme: