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Google for Startups AcceleratorWith the COVID-19 pandemic drastically changing the way people live, work, and do their business, technology has played an important part in helping everyone adjust to the new normal, as well as paving the way for startups and businesses to rethink their strategies to offer innovative services and solve challenges in the real world.

In order to help local startups adapt to the changes and thrive in these challenging times, Google calls all Filipino entrepreneurs and business innovators to join Google for Startups Accelerator: Southeast Asia – a three-month accelerator program that will run from August 11 to November 12, 2020.

The program gathers tech startups from all over Southeast Asia, including the Philippines. These are the enterprises looking to develop tech-driven solutions for the challenges the public faces today – especially in healthcare, education, finance, and logistics. Those who are interested to join may visit this site.

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Applications are currently on-going and will remain open until July 19, 2020. If successful, applicants will be paired with experts to discuss the challenges their startups are facing and find possible solutions.

Participants will receive deep mentorship on both business and technical topics, as well as specialized support from Google’s mentor network as well as access to its AI/+ML, Cloud, Android, and Web experts.

The program will also offer training and workshops focused on product design, customer acquisition, and leadership development for business founders.

Formerly known as the Google Launchpad Accelerator, the new program represents a goal of empowering global startups and discovering solutions to challenges by using Google’s resources in technology, research, and its network of people.

Those interested may apply for the Google Startups Accelerator by visiting this site.

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.