Google's support for Startups

Google invests in innovation ecosystem and digital skills to accelerate Czech economy. Find the right tools, best practicies and community via Google for Startups platform, or join our offline events.

Upcoming Events in Czechia

We have multiple Launchpad mentoring events planned for you throughout the year. Mentoring is suitable for post-MVP startup founders. After you register (click below), you will receive detailed information in time and right to your mailbox. Once you sign up, we'll keep you notified about new mentoring sessions. Registrations are open now.

For early stage startup founders, we run Google for Startups Academy consisting of 4 workshops and taking place in various Czech regions.

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“Launchpad helped us turn our idea into a viable business. It enabled us to sit down and set our priorities, understand how to talk to customers, and really get our strategy right.”

Michaela Kloudová, Genster

About events for Startups

  • Do you want expert mentor advice? For early stage startups, check Launchpad Start and Campus Residency programs. For late stage startups, apply for Launchpad Accelerator. And for all stages, there are Launchpad Build sessions across Central and Eastern Europe to choose from, including Czechia.

  • Our programs are suited for startups and app developers in different verticals and stages, covering various topics. Regular in multiple cities (Prague, Budapest, Tel Aviv, Barcelona, Paris, Warsaw, Berlin, Singapore, London...)

  • Participation is free for startups.

About Events in Czechia

Google for Startups Academy is a local program full of workshops helping startups in earliest stages to kick-off their project and become eligible for Launchpad mentoring programs. Read more details here.

Launchpad is a global acceleration program helping startups build and scale great products by matching them with the best of Google - its people, network, and advanced technologies.

In Czechia, Launchpad offers open-ended series of separate 1:1 mentoring events. Mentors are top local and foreign experts from startup ecosystem.

The events always have a mentoring part (3hrs), which is sometimes combined with a workshop (2hrs).

Multiple events are planned for 2018. To be considered for any event, please register in advance. Once you register, you will be considered for ALL upcoming startup events in Czechia. We will keep you informed about new events you are eligible for.

Past events overview

  • Validate your assumptions (Nov 2018)
  • 'Google for Startups Academy powered by Impact Hub' Ostrava, Praha and Brno (Oct - Dec 2018)
  • Optimise your processes (Oct 2018)
  • Growth stage (May 2018)
  • Grow your team: attract, hire and develop them (May 2018)
  • Gain trust & retain your customers (Apr 2018)
  • Positioning (Feb 2018)
  • World usability day (Nov 2017)
  • Get your 1st paying customers (Nov 2017)
  • Grow & monetize your user base (Oct 2017)
  • Become valuable (Oct 2017)
  • Understand your data and act upon it (Sep 2017)
  • Grow your user base using A/B testing, Prototyping & Firebase (May 2017) 

"I enjoyed the event very much. I have experiences from Silicon Valley already and it felt like I was back there again."

Launchpad Build participant, Prague, June 2017


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