Google AI First Accelerator Program

Deadline: 6th of September, 2023

A 10-week equity-free accelerator program for Seed to Series A startups based in Africa or building Africa-centered solutions with technology. The Accelerator program is sector-agnostic but will only accept applications from startups leveraging Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning from any vertical.

The AI First program is designed for startups that are building products or services that use artificial intelligence in a transformative way. We are looking for companies with a strong team and a clear vision for how AI can be used to solve real-world challenges.


  • Equity-free – 10 weeks of equity-free support.

  • Google product credits – Eligible startups receive product credits.

  • Founder network – Connect and get support from fellow founders as a part of Google for Startups alumni network.
  • Custom Mentorship – Receive tailored product and leadership support from Google mentors and industry experts.
  • Google product support and advice – Learn product tips and tricks directly from the Googlers who built them.
  • Exposure – Exposure to potential partners, VCs and investors interested in AI First tech startups


  • Startups demonstrating traction, ideally between Seed and Series A stage.
  • Building a scalable product or service with a significant total addressable market and defensible growth model.
  • Deeply technical, preferably leveraging technologies like Machine Learning and AI.
  • Commitment from CTO and/or technical roles to participate and engage in required program sessions.

Click here to apply

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