#LaunchpadForAfrica: Meet the 12 startups graduating from Google’s accelerator programme

Startups Launchpad Accelerator

#LaunchpadForAfrica is a regional acceleration programme which has been designed for top early-stage African startups. The program was announced on at the Google for Nigeria event by Google CEO Sundar Pichai, on 27th July 2017. And it runs out of Lagos, Nigeria. Our Nigeria country director @jehimuan asks of our startups "Is your business worth […]

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Google partners Orange to fund and acquire EMEA startups

Search giant, Google has announced a partnership with Orange Digital Ventures, which serves as the corporate venture fund of the French carrier Orange. The partnership would be aimed at finding, funding, and potentially acquiring startups in the EMEA region. Areas like Internet of things, cybersecurity, cloud services, AI, fintech and connectivity solutions would be focused […]

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Google impact challenge for social enterprises – How To Apply

About the challenge The Google Impact Challenge is one that, in confirmation of Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai’s visit to Nigeria, wants to supports nonprofits and social enterprises. These enterprises must have game-changing ideas to create economic opportunity in their communities to be selected. It is a platform that avails local innovators with an opportunity to […]

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Google Launchpad accelerator Africa (2018): Here are 12 selected start-ups

In November 2017, applications were opened for the first class of Launchpad Accelerator Africa (2018), and today, they have announced that the class starts today. The inaugural class includes 12 startups from across Africa, including countries like Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda. Start-ups that made it here include: Babymigo (Nigeria) – a […]

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Register Now to Attend the Google Digital Business Manager’s Program (March 2015)

Dates: March 10th, 11th and 12th, 2015 Venue: Lagos, Nairobi & Accra – details to be communicated with selected attendees Time: 9am – 5.30pm daily Application Deadline:February 18th, 2015 The Digital Business Management program (DBM) is a program developed to bring small and medium businesses (SMBs) online in a lasting way. The program will leverage […]

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