Google for Startups Accelerator: Circular Economy is a 10-week virtual accelerator program for Seed to Series A technology startups and non-profit organizations based in North America and Asia Pacific. The accelerator is designed to bring the best of Google's programs, products, people, network and technology to those working towards a waste-free world.
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About the program
About the program
Google for Startups Accelerator: Circular Economy is a 10-week virtual program for Seed to Series A technology startups and non-profit organizations based in North America and Asia-Pacific. It’s designed to bring the best of Google’s programs, products, people, network, and technology to the most innovative and impactful innovators working to realize a future without waste.
In addition to mentorship and project support on technical subjects like artificial intelligence and machine learning, geospatial, and Google Cloud, the Accelerator will focus on product design, customer acquisition, leadership development, expert-led circular economy deep dives, workshops, cutting-edge research, and leadership development.
Each cohort will comprise 10-15 organizations using technology to tackle circular economy challenges. These challenges include reuse, refill, recycling, composting, fashion, food, safe and circular materials, and the built environment.
Ten weeks of equity-free support
Mentoring from 20+ Google teams
Training on design, marketing, and leadership
Support on company and product strategy
Google product credits
Eligible startups receive product credits
Early access to new Google products and tools
Access to experts
Access to Google's network of industry experts
Technical project partnership
Work hand in hand with experts from Google on your biggest tech challenges.
Meet our mentors
VP of Data & Analytics
CEO & Founder
Strategic Partner Development Manager
Senior Business Designer
Technical Program Manager
Regional Head, South, SMB Merchants
Founder & Managing Partner
CEO & Founder
Senior Manager, Innovation Fund
Customer Solutions Consultant
Vice President & Head of Plastic Waste + Business
Developer Advocate - Machine Learning
Co-Founder & CEO
Chief Commercial Officer
CEO & Co-Founder
Product Strategy & Operations
Head of Global Sustainability
VP of Engineering
Google Developer Expert
Director of CHaRM and Zero Waste Hauling
Fellow & Director
Mechanical Product Design Engineer
Director of Partnerships & Municipal Relations
Developer Advocate & ML Engineer
Head of Industry, Fashion, Footwear and Fitness
Developer Programs Engineer
Strategy & Operations Manager
Founder & Director
Senior Product Manager
Product Marketing Manager
Director Retail & Consumer, JAPAC
Global Head of Accelerators
Chief Innovation Officer
Vice President APAC
Director of Design Strategy & Senior Circular Economy Analyst
Sustainability Program Manager
Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer
Frequently asked questions
No, all Google for Startups Accelerator programs provide technical mentorship, product resources, networking opportunities, and support without taking equity.
The accelerator will be announced and start accepting applications on October 3rd. The cohort will be announced in February 2023 and mentoring will commerce between February to April 2023. We aim to graduate the cohort in May 2023. The program will run for 10-weeks.
Each cohort will host approximately 10-15 companies.