Google for Startups Accelerator: Climate Change is a 10-week digital accelerator program for Seed to Series A technology startups based in North America. The accelerator is designed to bring the best of Google's programs, products, people, and technology to climate change innovators across the region.
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About the program
About the program
The Google for Startups Accelerator for Climate Change is a 10-week digital program for Seed to Series A technology startups based in North America. It’s designed to bring the best of Google’s programs, products, people, and technology to the most innovative and impactful climate change technologists across the region. In addition to mentorship and technical project support, the accelerator will focus on product design, customer acquisition, and leadership development for founders.
Three months of equity-free support
Mentoring from 20+ Google teams
Training on design, marketing, and leadership
Support on company and product strategy
Google product credits for your tech stack
Early access to new Google products and tools
Access to experts
Access to Google's network of industry experts
Technical project partnership
Partnership on an advanced technology project
Frequently asked questions
The inaugural Google for Startups Accelerator: Climate Change cohort will kick off in June 2021. The first cohort will consist of 10-12 innovative climate technology startups in North America.
The accelerator runs for a period of 10 weeks, with digital workshops, programming, and mentorship taking place each week. 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 product development and machine learning, as well as connections to experts within the climate and sustainability ecosystem from across Google.
This program is open to climate-focused technology startups within North America. The accelerator program is best suited for Seed to Series A revenue-generating tech startups that are headquartered in the region. 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. In order to ensure Google can provide meaningful value, startups should aim to leverage AI/ML in their product, service, or operations, and/or show an interest in leveraging AI/ML in the future.