Google invites early stage startups to the contest; Announces direct entry into Launchpad Accelerator Program for the Winner

Google invites early stage startups to the contest; Announces direct entry into Launchpad Accelerator Program for the Winner

Bengaluru, India | Red Newswire | Jan 14, 2016 Last Updated at 9:11 AM IST.

5 startups have been listed by google who will be pitching their ideas at the Startup India event on January 16.

Google by itself has also been running a contest with people voting for their favorite startup. Among the selected startups we have Reap Benefit, Sbalabs Pvt. Ltd., SlamdunQ, Guru-G, Cardiac Design Labs and Jackboy Sense & Kalink. Out of these 5, 3 will make it to the next week of the Google Launchpad Accelerator Program.

The judge panel has government representatives, global google leaders and VCs. One winner will directly join the Launchpad Accelerator program which is due to start in July 2016.

Rajan Anandan, VP of Google South East Asia & India said, “We’re delighted to carry forward the vision and align with ‘Start-up India Stand Up India’ efforts, with a special session focusing on early stage startups by providing them a platform to present their ideas to the world under our Launchpad Program.”

 Source: Inc42