How to Apply: Google for Startups Accelerator Africa Program 2024

Google is calling on Startups that are using AI to provide solutions to apply for the 2024 Google for Startups Accelerator Africa program.

Application duration is April 29 – May 20, 2024.

Google for Startups Accelerator Africa program is a 10-week equity-free accelerator program for Seed to Series A startups based in Africa or developing Africa-centered solutions.

The program is open to applicants in Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Côte D’ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.

It focuses on supporting growth-stage startups solving problems using advanced technology, such as AI/ML or data across key verticals.

The startups will be paired with relevant Google and industry experts to solve their top challenges, and provided with insights and best practices to improve their product and business.


  • Google for Startups Accelerator Africa accepts applications from Seed to Series A startups in eligible Africa countries.
  • Startups must demonstrate traction, ideally between Seed and Series A stage. This means that the startups must show measure of progress in terms of gaining customers, user engagement, market demand and revenue generation.
  • Startup must build a scalable product or service with a significant total addressable market and defensible growth model.
  • Must be deeply technical, preferably leveraging technologies like Machine Learning and AI.
  • Must have commitment from CTO and/or technical roles to participate and engage in required program sessions.


  • Equity-free support: For duration of program.
  • Dedicated mentoring from Google teams.
  • Training: Exclusive invitations to technical bootcamps hosted by Google, where qualified.
  • Access to Google’s network of industry experts.
  • Eligible startups receive Google product credits.
  • Early Access to new Google products and relevant tools.
  • Support on company and product strategy.
  • Technical project partnership: Work hand in hand with experts from Google on your biggest tech challenges.


Application Deadline: May 20, 2024
Program Kick-Off: June 24, 2024
Graduation: September 12, 2024
Demo Day: September 12, 2024

To APPLY or get more Information, visit application page for Google for Startups Accelerator Africa program. Or, simply click HERE.

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