The fourth batch of Google for Startups (GFS) Accelerator program was introduced just lately. On this batch, Google will prolong assist from a community of mentors in India to 20 startups for 3 months.
These 20 startups are:
BlackLight Video games
Navia Life Care
On this batch, Google has doubled the dimensions of the startups from 10 to 20 and has additionally expanded the scope of the complete program. The fourth GFS Accelerator program will now embrace startups which are utilizing cutting-edge know-how to assist India and the world adapt and transfer ahead from the pandemic.
Office collaboration and connection instruments, psychological well being and wellness, health-tech, fin-tech, and agritech are a number of the classes that require pressing innovation and are startups that can be included on this batch.
How The Program Will Assist The Startups
Paul Ravindranath G, Program Supervisor, GFS Accelerator, Google India stated, “GFS Accelerator’s mission is extra essential within the current instances when this ecosystem faces unprecedented odds. We goal to focus single-mindedly on serving to startups tide over the following 18-24 months when the consequences of the pandemic can be felt the strongest.”
The assist prolonged by Google within the GFS Accelerator ranges from entry to Google groups, tech steerage on tasks, machine studying associated assist, person expertise, and design mentorship, management workshops, networking alternatives at business engagements, PR assist, and extra.
Advantages of GFS Accelerator
The complete program is just not new and has confirmed to be helpful to many startups earlier than. Since 2015, GFS Accelerator has supported over 60 startups. These startups have collectively raised over $700 million in funding and performed a key position in making India the second largest startup ecosystem on the planet.
Since 2020 started, over 500 startups have benefited from mentorships and webinar content material specifically created by Google mentors and collaborators.