Applications are now closed

Thank you for your interest in Adopt a Startup! 

Why should you apply for this programme? 

Skills, Lectures and Prizes

Skill-based Mentoring

During the program you will get hands-on mentoring from relevant skilled Google Consultatns to help you scale.

Exclusive Lectures

We will organize several lectures and workshops throughout the event where you will have exclusive access to.


There are also some great prizes for the winner and runner ups: Google Ads and Cloud Credit with an additional 3 months hotdesking in Dogpatch Labs for the winner. 

Why Apply?

Adopt A Startup will give you the opportunity to:

  • Grow your business
  • Scale for growth and international export
  • Receive expert guidance on using google tools for your business
  • Create or improve upon your marketing strategy
  • Align your stakeholders
  • Discover the benefits of an inclusive & diverse culture
  • Network with other ambitious startups and learn from each other

Who are we looking for?

Adopt A Startup’s mission is to accelerate the growth of high potential startups and help them structure for scale through hands-on mentoring. To ensure startups have the best experience in this mentoring programme we would like to point out a few 'criteria' to apply for this programme to make sure there is a potential fit with this programme. Specifically, we are looking for startups that:

  • Have launched to the public and are not too early stage (for example still prototyping or developing a viable business proposition)
  • Have a consistent team, with at least one member willing to devote his/her time to the programme
  • HQ based in Ireland
  • Already have customers or revenue streams / Pre-Series A funding raised
  • Need mentorship in the areas of scaling your infrastructure, brand positioning, global growth and/or strengthening your organisation

If you meet these criteria, then it’s time to apply. We look forward to welcoming your application!