The first class of 20 women founded/co-founded Start-ups from nearly 400 applications are being selected for the inaugural cohort of “Google for start-ups Accelerator-India women founders”. The company announced on Monday.

The program designed for these 20 start-ups have special emphasis on prospects like, access to networks, access to capital, hiring challenges, mentorships for various social reasons, low representation and prove challenging for female entrepreneurs.

The curriculum also include workshops and support AI/ML, Cloud, UX, Android, Web product strategy and growth, also provide access to a global community for women founders.

“This program is part of a larger effort by Google towards improving the representation of women across different sections of India’s digitally-trained workforce – be it entrepreneurship, professionals looking to upskill or young graduates seeking a head start on their career – with the ultimate objective of making technology universally relevant and helpful,” said the company in a statement.

The start-ups selected for the curriculum are , Aspire for Her, Brown Living, CoLLearn Education, Commudle, Dubverse, Elda Health, Fitbots, Free Stand, Jumping Minds, LXMG, MeMeraki, Mishry, OPOD Audio, Pick My Work, Rang De, Savage, Sprint Studio, the bridge, TrackNow and Tradyl.

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