Announcing the fourth class of Launchpad Accelerator featuring new countries!

MAY 23, 2017
Posted by Roy Glasberg, Global Lead, Launchpad Program & Accelerator

We're back at it again and excited to welcome an inspiring group of startups from all over the world for the 4th class of Launchpad Accelerator.

This time around, startups from Asia and Latin America will be joined by peers from Africa and Europe. In addition to expanding our reach, we’re also expanding our curriculum. We’ll help the startups dig deeper into machine learning and AI, to help them leverage Google’s latest technologies to scale their apps.

Launchpad Accelerator includes intensive mentoring from 20+ Google teams, and expert mentors from top technology companies and VCs in Silicon Valley. Participants receive equity-free support, credits for Google products, and continue to work closely with Google back in their home country during the 6-month program.

Class 4 kicks off July 17th, 2017 at the Google Developers Launchpad Space in San Francisco and will include 2 weeks of all-expense-paid training.

Here's the full list of participating startups (by region):



    Twiga Foods Ltd: A tech-enabled sourcing and distribution platform that replaces informal wholesale markets for the millions of small and medium size food and FMCG retailers in Africa's urban markets.


    Gidi Mobile Limited: gidimo is a mobile learning platform that uses mastery learning & social gamification to deliver personal advancement, in a fun way, and at unprecedented scale
    Flutterwave: Flutterwave is building technology and infrastructure for digital commerce across Africa starting with Rave, an app that helps merchants accept mobile money, cards and bank account payments across 4 African countries.
    Paystack: We help businesses in Africa accept payments from their customers.

South Africa

    JUMO Marketplace: Jumo is the largest scale, lowest cost financial services marketplace for emerging markets



    EdGE Networks: HR solutions provider powered by Artificial Intelligence
    FastFilmz: The Super App for Super Fans of South Indian movies!
    IndiaLends: Credit underwriting and analytics platform for unsecured consumer lending
    RailYatri: Intelligent, big data platform that leverages crowd-sourced content to help long distance travelers
    RecipeBook: Intelligent solutions in food and retail powered by deep learning computer vision
    SigTuple: Smart screening solutions powered by data driven intelligence


    Cicil: We allow Indonesian university students to purchase items online, and pay for them in monthly installments without a credit card!
    NADIPOS: Restaurant Management Platform helping simplify operations and analytics
    SIRCLO: Empowering businesses to sell online


    HealthMetrics: Assisting companies managing their employee health benefits efficiently and cost effectively


    BLOOM: Transforming remittance businesses with blockchain technology
    Honesty Apps: A Do-it-yourself mobile application platform for both iOS and Android


    Piggipo: An application that helps users manage and monitor credit card spending more easily and effectively
    QueQ: Helps users manage time more wisely at crowded places


    eDoctor: Allows users to consult doctors anytime, anywhere


Czech Republic

    Gamee: A social gaming platform
    Spendee: Helps users understand their finances


    PublishDrive: Intelligent SaaS enabled ebook publishing platform to increase sales globally


    DrOmnibus: Multimedia tools that support special needs education and therapy for children with developmental and behavioral disorders

Latin America


    Increase: Simplifies and modernizes how merchants and companies understand, control and manage their income.


    Arquivei: Empowers companies with smart data from fiscal documents fetch & analysis
    Contabilizei: Tax reporting and accounting SaaS for small businesses in Brazil
    Contratado.ME: The marketplace that puts candidates at the center of their job search


    ComparaOnline: The best and the most transparent marketplace for financial products in Latin America


    Switch: Low cost, mobile bill pay