Grow your startup with the best of Google.
A three-month accelerator program for high-potential Seed to Series A startups based in Brazil.
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About the program
About the program
Google for Startups Accelerator: Brazil helps Growth-stage startups innovate and scale up by sharing our knowledge of building successful companies, adopting an AI-first methodology, and leadership best practices. What’s more, we connect startups with expert mentors from across the globe to support technical and product problem solving.
If you're solving a significant problem by using technology, we want to get know more about your startup.The first step is to fill out the form below with your information and a first draft of a project you would like to develop with the help of Google.
We have active selection windows approximately three times a year and we will email you if you are selected for the next step of the process.
Equity-free support: For duration of program.
Dedicated mentoring from Google teams.
Exclusive invitations to technical bootcamps hosted by Google where offered.
Access to experts
Access to Google's network of industry experts.
Google product credits
Eligible startups receive product credits.
Access to new Google products and tools as relevant.
Support on company and product strategy.
Technical project partnership
Work hand in hand with experts from Google on your biggest tech challenges.
- Startups demonstrating traction, ideally between Seed and Series A stage.
- Building a scalable product or service with a significant total addressable market and defensible growth model.
- Deeply technical, preferably leveraging technologies like Machine Learning and AI.
- Commitment from CTO and/or technical roles to participate and engage in required program sessions.
June 25, 2023
August 8, 2023
November 7, 2023
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Frequently asked questions
The accelerator runs for a period of 12-weeks with online mentorship sessions taking place each month. As part of the Google for Startups Accelerator, selected founders outline the top technical challenges facing their startup, and are then paired with relevant experts from Google to help solve those challenges. Participating startups receive deep mentorship on technical challenges with an emphasis on data and machine learning, as well as connections to relevant teams from across Google.
The accelerator program is best suited for Seed to Series A revenue generating tech startups that are headquartered in Brazil. Selected companies should have a minimum of 5+ employees and the founder and appropriate team members (as the CTO or Technical leaders) must be available to join all program elements of their cohort. In order to ensure Google can provide meaningful value, startups should aim to leverage AI/ML technology in their product, service or operations and/or show an interest in leveraging this technology in the future.
No, we do not take any equity or charge fees. The Google for Startups Accelerator: Brazil programs are completely free of charge for all startups. All you need to contribute is your time and energy.
We are looking for startups dedicated to solving challenges using cloud technology, AI, ML, or data in the most diverse sectors that can grow globally.
We review startup applications to see if companies can participate in the program. We consider criteria such as team formation, the problem, the solution, the ability to scale, and the fit of the company's current moment with the program. Eligible companies will be reviewed by a panel of experts or by program staff in an interview. Finally, a board selection committee will analyze the startups chosen in the interview phase to define the final list.
Startups must meet specific criteria to be eligible for Google product credit offerings. To learn more about the Google Cloud credit eligibility requirements, please visit the Google Cloud startup page.