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We are delighted, Google is offering about N259 million to Nigerian and other startups from Africa to develop solutions to challenges using artificial intelligence.
Tech giant Google has perfected plans to help startups in Nigeria and other parts of Africa with technology to solve complex local problems.
About the Google for Startups Accelerator Recruitment 2023 programme
According to the tech company, applicants have until September 6 to apply via its Accelerator website.Google for Startups Accelerator Recruitment: Google to give African startups $350,000 for AI projects The tech company is championing the project through its Startups Accelerator: AI First initiative.
The company explained that the development aims to support African startups looking to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to solve challenges, especially the ones around them.
The company said participants will benefit from access to Google’s AI experience and technical resources, including $350,000 Google Cloud Credits, mentorship from experienced AI professionals, and invaluable networking opportunities.
The company revealed that the AI First initiative is designed to support startups in delving into AI’s potential. The company hopes that more development will come to the AI community.
Google’s Head of Startup Ecosystem, Africa, Folarin Aiyegbusi, revealed that Africa’s tech ecosystem is vibrant and evolving.
Drawn from Europe and Africa, with 25 startups coming from Africa for this year’s cohort, Nigerian startups dominated the list.
The Black Founders Fund is sponsored by tech giant Google for Startups and is said to be in its third year.
How to apply for Google for Startups Accelerator Recruitment 2023/2024
He stated that startups are expected to apply on the Google Accelerator website between now and September 6.
Google said the Google for Startups Accelerator: Africa Programme has supported 106 startups from 17 African countries.
The startups have raised over $263 million in funding and created over 2,800 direct jobs on the continent.