AI for Cybersecurity
A three-month program providing startups using AI to innovate responsibly in the Cybersecurity market with essential growth skills, internationalization strategies, and Google tools and products to help them scale.
Applications are open!
Apply by November 12.
About the program
About the program
A three-month program for the most promising startups using AI technology to grow and innovate responsibly in the Cybersecurity space, to provide them with essential growth skills, internationalization strategies, and Google tools and products to help them scale. Selected founders will work with a mix of Google and external industry experts in a series of workshops and will receive mentoring across strategy, sales, and partnerships.
The kick-off and graduation sessions will be held in person. The locations will be made public in the coming months.
3 months of equity-free support.
Technical consulting, tailored support, and advice from Google mentors and industry experts.
Support on company and product strategy.
Ad-hoc leadership training
Learn more about effective leadership skills based on knowledge and data shared by Google.
Support from mentors and Google teams on new international opportunities, to expand your business to new markets.
Meet and connect with fellow founders to grow your network, learn from others, and contribute to a bigger community.
- Seed to Series A startups based in Europe and the U.S. but looking to scale internationally
- Focused on leveraging AI to address cybersecurity challenges such as: prevention, protection, research, and/or threat analysis and threat sharing
- Startups must have demonstrated traction (funding, users, revenue)
- Startups must have a scalable product or service, with both a significant total addressable market and a defensible growth model
October 2, 2023
November 12, 2023
November – December 2024
Frequently asked questions
The program 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.
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.