Next Event
November 21st, 2016 -
Applications Open
Applications will open for the 2017 programme on Monday, November 21st, 2016 and will close on Thursday, December 1st, 2016. The full list of companies selected will be revealed in early January 2017
Monday, November 21st - Thursday, December 1st


November 21st: Applications Open
December 1st: Applications Close
January 17th: Launch Party
January 27th: Analytics & Search Quality
February 10th: AdWords & Goal Setting
February 24th: Design Thinking
March 10th: Fireside Chat (Alumni) & Export
March 24th: Workshop: Presenting Skills
March 28th & 29th: Semi-Finals
April 6th: Grand Final 

AASU Launch Party

At the Launch Party, Startups will get the opportunity to meet their Google Support team that they will be working with (available in Google Ireland's Headquarters).




The Semi-Finals will give every Startup the opportunity to pitch their developed business plans and results of the program to members of the Google Management team. Based on these presentations, 8 startups will be selected to present at the Adopt A Startup Final. 

Mentoring Sessions

Startups will meet their Google Support teams multiple times throughout the 12 weeks to discuss lecture content and business strategies (available in Google Ireland's Headquarters).




8 qualifying Startups will present their results from the program to members of Google Ireland's leadership team as well as prominent figures from the Irish Startup Community at a Grand Final in Google Ireland's Headquarters and be in with a chance of winning prizes!

Lecture Series

Covering topics such as AdWords & Analytics, Search Quality, Design Thinking, Export & Presenting. Available to all Startups in Google Ireland's Headquarters.




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From January 17th to April 6th, 2017


Google Dublin
Google Ireland Ltd.
Gordon House
Barrow Street
Dublin 4