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A virtual Accelerator for startups making a social impact.

About the program

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About the program

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This round of Google for Startups: Accelerator is focused on tech-based startups making a social impact in Japan. We welcome applicants from a variety of fields striving to support Japan’s economy and society.

Applications open on September 15, 2020, and the program begins in January 2021. The Accelerator is for startups with a product or service already brought to market. Applying companies must have potential for market-value growth and scalability. The Accelerator supports startups, providing them with mentorship, networking opportunities, and leadership training to help them solve their challenges and expand their growth potential.

Program benefits

Three months equity-free support

Mentoring from 20+ Google teams such as Android, Cloud, Machine Learning and Web

Access to Google's global network of industry experts and mentors

Partnership on an advanced technology project

Technical training on design, people, product and growth marketing

Support on high-level company and product strategy

Google product credits

Early access to new Google products and tools