Skill based mentoring

During the 8-week programme you will get hands-on mentoring from relevant skilled Google Consultants to help you further scale your business. 


Exclusive Lectures

We will organize several lectures, workshops and network opportunities throughout the program where you will have exclusively access to. 




The winner will receive €10,000 AdWords credit and €100,000 Google Cloud credit (Google Cloud Platform for Startups). Next to that one lucky company will win three months free hot desking in Dogpatch Labs, Google For Entrepreneurs Tech Hub Partner


What does the 2019 programme look like?


Stage 1 

Launch Party | Meet Your Mentors

All selected startups will be paired up with a team of 2-3 Google Consultants to help with your challenges and goals.

On May 13, 2019 we will host a Launch Party at our Google EMEA Headquarters in Dublin for all the teams. 


Stage 2 

Create A Strategy

Over the 8 weeks of the programme, Startups will accelerate their growth plan with help from their Google Consultants as well as tailored lectures & workshops along the way.

These weekly lectures take place from May 16th - May 30th on a Thursday at our Google Headquarters in Dublin. 


Stage 3 

Semi Finals - Pitch Your Strategy

During the Semi-Finals that take place on June 12th/13th at our Google Dublin Headquarters all participating startups have the opportunity to pitch their strategies to the Google Ireland Leadership team and Industry experts.

After this 5 startups will be selected for the Finals. 


Stage 4 

The Grand Final

The Grand Final will take place on June 20th at the Google EMEA Headquarters in Dublin where we will invite the press, our startup community and other prominent figures from the Dublin startup scene.

Following a Dragon's Den style Final the winner will be chosen and crowned winner of Adopt A Startup 2019.