Google Graduates Class 2 Of Lunchpad Accelerator Africa Programme — Leadership Newspaper


Google on Friday graduated the Class 2 of its Lunchpad Accelerator Africa programme in Lagos.

The Country Director, Google, Mrs Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor disclosed this at the graduation ceremony of 11 participants that made it to the Class 2.

Ehimuan-Chiazor while giving an overview of Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme described Launchpad as a global mentoring programme that would help start-ups build and scale great products.

According to her, the start-ups will achieve this by matching them with the best of Google – its people, network, and advanced technologies.

“Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa is a regional Launchpad, an acceleration programme for top early-stage African start-ups announced on July 27, 2017 at Google for Nigeria by Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and operates out of Lagos, Nigeria.

“Over the next three years (2018 to 2020) the Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme will provide African start-ups with over $3-million in equity-free…

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