The Sustainable Development Goals Accelerator. 

There is no shortage of problems facing humanity, but there is a shortage of successful startups solving them. We aim to fix that.

Our goal for the Google for Startups Accelerator: Sustainable Development Goals is to empower technology startups to build and scale viable social impact companies to solve the world's biggest problems with the best of Google: our people, our network, and our advanced technology.

Startups accepted into the sustainability accelerator can expect the following equity-free support from Google:

  • 1:1 mentoring and support from a combination of Google mentors and carefully chosen external mentors
  • Assistance with technology, product, design, growth (including fundraising), and leadership training
  • Pairing with a Google Startup Success Manager to help connect your startup with specific resources within and outside Google
  • Inspirational keynote talks, panel discussions, and workshops with relevant experts
  • Membership in a collaborative, supportive community of relevant social impact partners 

Startup selection timeline

Thank you for submitting applications! We will reach out via email if we would like more information about your startup. Please expect an update on your application status by mid February.

Application Closed: January 12, 2020

Application Review: January 13, 2020 - January 26, 2020

Startup Acceptances: January 27, 2020 - February 17, 2020

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