Pakistan will now be able to apply for the Google Launchpad Accelerator programme which is a piece of very good news for the new entrepreneurs.
For the fifth batch of Google Launchpad accelerator, Google has opened up an application for more countries including Pakistan. The list of latest countries that can apply for Google’s programme are:
A Pakistani startup that aims to improve the caller experience when putting on hold by the service provider. It intends to replace the looped muzak with interactive and visual experiences.
Based in Thailand, it is a price comparison app and search engine for shoppers.
It is a Bangladesh-based startup that crowdsources answers to unidentified user questions on topics like legal issues and healthcare.
This Philippines-based startup has developed many B2B and B2C financial services for communities not having access to financial services and product. Its operations include cross-border remittances.
Hailing from India, BabyChakra is a parenting and pregnancy advice app.
An Indian startup that uses special offers and loyalty schemes to facilitate the brands in gaining marketing insights.
An Indian startup that helps the governments and nonprofits in strategic decision-making and policy by collecting, cleaning, and analyzing data.
What is Google Launchpad Accelerator?
It is Google’s six-month program that selects growth-stage startups from emerging markets to help them build great products. It provides them equity-free support, mentoring, two-week training at Google’s headquarters in Silicon Valley, and close partnership with Google for three months.