Launchpad Class 5 Accepting Applications

Google Launchpad is now accepting Launchpad Accelerator Class 5 applications from the 32 countries listed below. 10 of the 32 countries are in Africa. Review the country list below to see if you are eligible to apply. The application deadline is Monday, October 2 at 9am PDT.

Class 5 Details

  • Applications close October 2 at 9am PDT
  • Class 5 startups announced early December
  • Class 5 bootcamp January 29 – February 9

Startup hunting guide

All startup applicants must:

  • Be a technological startup (this is intentionally broad–the startups could have an Android app, a web app, an IoT device, etc)
  • Be targeting their local markets (target users must be in their local markets — they can be scaling globally but must be targeting local users..)
  • Have proven product-market fit (well beyond ideation)
  • Be based in one of our target African countries:
    Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Algeria, Egypt, Ghana, Morocco, Tanzania, Tunisia & Uganda

Learn more here.