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Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Opens Applications For Tech Startups in Egypt

Have you and your team set out to address a real challenge for your home city, country and region? Would you like to join an elite community of startups from around the world? Are you ready to scale your tech startup into a thriving, tech company with help from Google?

If you answered yes to all of these questions, then apply now for Google Launchpad Accelerator, which is currently accepting applications from these countries in Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, and Uganda.

Google’s Launchpad Accelerator is a six month acceleration program for growth-stage startups from emerging markets. When launched in 2015, it was open to few countries in Latin America and earlier this year it expanded to 17 markets including Egypt.

Through this program, startups get the opportunity to collaborate with Google engineers, Silicon Valley experts, and top mentors from around the world. Successful applicants will be offered with a two-week, all expenses paid bootcamp at Google HQ in San Francisco where they will be mentored by more than 20 different Google teams including their engineers,  and experts from the top tech companies and VCs in the Silicon Valley. The program offers equity-free support, Google product credits, and an all-expense-paid training in San Francisco.

Google’s Launchpad Accelerator is only for tech startups that are targeting their local markets and have proven a product-market fit (beyond ideation stage). Applications are open now until the 2nd of October, apply here

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