Europe, Middle East, Africa
AI for Education
A three-month program providing education startups leveraging AI with essential growth skills, internationalization strategies, and Google tools to help them scale and innovate responsibly.
Applications will open soon!
About the program
About the program
Google for Startups Growth Academy: AI for Education is a three-month hybrid program dedicated to supporting high-potential startups in the education industry using AI technology to grow and innovate responsibly.
Featuring a series of workshops, mentoring and networking events, the program helps founders develop data-driven strategies for acquiring new customers and partnerships, tools to innovate responsibly with emerging technologies, and expand to new markets.
After the initial three months of core content, startups continue to receive product support and mentorship from Google to help them address their challenges.
Two sessions throughout the program will be held in-person (locations will be shared soon); the rest of the program will be conducted virtually.
Equity-free support, with access to Google products and resources.
Technical consulting and one-on-one support from Google mentors and AI experts.
Strategic & product support
Support on AI, company, and product strategy.
Tailored leadership training designed to improve management skills.
Support from mentors and Google teams on new international opportunities, to expand your business to new markets.
Networking & community
Connect with VCs, industry leaders and fellow founders, and become a part of our alumni network.
- Seed to Series A startups currently based in Europe, the Middle East, and/or Africa —but looking to scale internationally.
- Leveraging AI to address education challenges including reskilling, executive education, coaching, and more.
- Demonstrated traction, such as a clear track record of users and revenue.
- Scalable product or service, with both a significant total addressable market and a defensible growth model.
Frequently asked questions
The core content programming will mostly require 1 to 2 hours of your time per week to attend your mentoring and group sessions. While the sessions with other founders will be accommodated to fit the majority of the participants, you will schedule your individual mentoring sessions with your mentor. After three months of core content, startups will continue to receive support from Google to help them address their challenges. The exact time dedication of founders depends on their current individual needs.
The program is a hybrid program with two in-person moments consisting of two days each. These moments will be mandatory for at least one co-founder.
The program content is designed for founders. However, for certain specific online sessions, we can discuss if it makes sense to include some C-level team members. Do not hesitate to ask!
No. Google for Startups does not invest in the company through this program, nor request any equity.