Early-stage startups with black founders or diverse founding teams operating and headquartered in Africa can apply for the Google for Startups: Black Founders Fund. Google wants to bridge the existing fundraising gap for black startup founders in Africa’s fast growing technology landscape. Through theGoogle for Startups Black Founders Fund Africa, we are supporting early-stage startups on the continent that are founded by black-led or diverse teams or who are directly benefitting the black community. This non- dilutive $3million fund is allocated across a pipeline of 50 investable black-founded startups in Africa. The fund is open to all startups that meet the criteria, with priority given to Google for Startups Accelerator & Partner program alumni.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies, alongside Amazon, Apple, and Facebook. Google was founded in September 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University in California.
Application Deadline:7thof July, 2021
Applicant Type: Entrepreneurs
- Non-dilutive (equity free) cash awards of up to $100,000 per startup
- Up to $220k in Google Ads grants and Google Cloud credits
- Access to a network of mentors to help tackle each startup’s unique challenges
Eligibility:Early-stage startups with black founders or diverse founding teams operating and headquartered in Africa can apply for the Google for Startups: Black Founders Fund.
Application Information: kindly visit the website to apply.
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