South East Asia

Singapore - Virtual
3 months
Seed to series A

A three-month virtual accelerator program for high potential seed to series A tech startups who are solving for the region's challenges.

Singapore - Virtual
3 months
Seed to series A

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About the program

About the program

The Google for Startups Accelerator for Southeast Asia helps startups solve specific, technical challenges with the best of Google resources - people, network, and technologies. These offerings and their measurable impact on startups' businesses set this accelerator apart.

As part of this program, selected founders outline the top challenges facing their startups, and are then paired with relevant experts from Google and the industry to solve those challenges. Participating startups will receive mentorship and specialized support from our global mentor network, as well as access to Google's AI/ML, Cloud, Android, and Web experts.

This accelerator is conducted in English, and accepts applications from startups headquartered in Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Key benefits

  • Equity-free support

    Three months of equity-free support

  • Mentoring

    Mentoring from 20+ Google teams

  • Training

    Training on design, marketing, and leadership

  • Strategic support

    Support on company and product strategy

  • Product credits

    Google product credits for your tech stack

  • Early access

    Early access to new Google products and tools

  • Access to experts

    Access to Google's network of industry experts

  • Technical project partnership

    Partnership on an advanced technology project

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Frequently asked questions

Who should apply for the Google for Startups Accelerator Southeast Asia?
Google for Startups Accelerator: Southeast Asia will be conducted in English, and accepts applications from Seed to Series AI startups with a technology-based product or service headquartered in Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
What is the format of the program?
Founders selected into the accelerator will outline the top technical challenges facing their startup, and paired with relevant Google and industry experts to help solve those challenges. Participating startups will receive mentorship and specialized support from our global mentor network, as well as access to Google's AI/ML, Cloud, Android, and Web experts. In addition to mentorship and technical project support, the accelerator also includes deep dives and workshops focused on product design, business strategy, customer acquisition, and leadership development for founders.
What is the different between Launchpad and Google for Startups Accelerator?
For over five years Google has operated its Launchpad Accelerators, which reach entrepreneurs in over 40 countries and include in its global portfolio some of the the most successful startups in the world. In an effort to simplify Google’s startup offerings, beginning in late 2019 all Launchpad Accelerators have been renamed to Google for Startups Accelerator.
When will the program run?
The Google for Startups Accelerator: Southeast Asia will run from August 11 to November 12, 2020. The bootcamp week will take place from September 7 to September 10, 2020, and the graduation week will take place from November 9 to November 12, 2020. This accelerator will run on Singapore Standard Time (GMT +8).