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About the program
Google for Startups Accelerator: Canada is a 10-week accelerator program for Seed to Series A Canadian technology startups.
The accelerator is designed to bring the best of Google's programs, products, people and technology to startups that leverage machine learning and AI in their company today or plan to in the future. In addition to mentorship and technical project support, the accelerator also includes deep dives and workshops focused on product design, customer acquisition and leadership development for founders.
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.
Frequently asked questions
The accelerator runs entirely virtual for a period of 10-weeks, with digital workshops, programming, and mentorship taking place each week. As part of the Google for Startups Accelerator: Canada, selected founders outline the top 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 and machine learning, as well as connections to relevant teams from across Google. Learn more.
The accelerator program is best suited for Seed to Series A revenue generating tech startups that are headquartered in Canada. Selected companies should have a minimum of 5 to 10+ employees and the founder and appropriate team members must be available to join all program elements of their cohort. Participating startups should leverage AI/ML technology in their product, service or operations today and/or show an interest in leveraging this technology in the future. Google Canada is uniquely positioned to add value to a wide range of technology startups, including those working in novel applications of AI/ML, cloud, healthcare, sensing, AR and more.
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.