Google opens applications for class four of Launchpad AfricaVenture Central firstname.lastname@example.org
Google today opened applications for the fourth class of its Launchpad Africa accelerator to startups in 17 countries across the continent including Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda and Zimbabwe are able to apply to participate in the programme and is looking for at least 10 startups to join the programme.
To be eligible for the programme, startups have to be technology startups, based in Sub-Saharan Africa, target the African market and have raised seed funding.
Google additionally considers the problem each startup is trying to solve, how it creates value for users, and how it addresses a real challenge for its home city, country or Africa broadly.
The fourth cohort kicks off in September and is expected to run until late November or early December.
Applications close on 26 July.