Yay! We’re shortlisted for Google’s 4th Launchpad Accelerator
Hundreds of startups applied showcasing their unique value proposition and use of latest technologies like machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to build game changing, high impact solutions. So you can imagine we were over-the-moon excited when we heard we were one of the six Indian startups shortlisted for Launchpad Accelerator!
Google has announced the fourth installment of its Launchpad Accelerator Program and this time, the focus is on AI. The six Indian startups will kick off at the Google Developers Launchpad Space in San Francisco from July 17. With this batch, a total of 26 Indian startups have so far joined the accelerator programme from India. The startups shortlisted in the current batch include:
– EdGE Networks: An Artificial Intelligence-powered HR solutions provider.
– FastFilmz: A movie app focused on South Indian movies.
– IndiaLends: A Credit underwriting and analytics platform for unsecured consumer lending.
– RailYatri: An Intelligent, big data platform that uses crowd-sourced content to help long distance travelers.
– RecipeBook: An intelligent cooking app powered by deep learning computer vision.
– SigTuple: Smart healthcare screening solutions powered by data driven intelligence.
Google said this current batch will gain from the Internet giant’s new curriculum that will help the startups to dig deeper into machine learning and artificial intelligence as well as help them leverage Google’s latest technologies to scale their apps. The programme will include two weeks of all-expense-paid mentorship bootcamp.
In the six-month program, these startups will undergo intensive mentoring from more than 20 teams across Google and mentors from top tech companies in the Silicon Valley. They will also receive equity-free support and credits for Google products.
It’s wonderful to note that India has recorded the most number of startups selected this year, followed by Brazil (4), Nigeria (4) and Indonesia (3).
You can read more about the program here: Google Developers Blog.