Google for Startups Growth Academy: AI for Education 2024

Deadline: 24th of May, 2024

The application period for the 2024 AI for Education: Google for Startups Growth Academy.The Growth Academy: AI for Education is a three-month curriculum that equips education companies using AI with internationalization tactics, Google tools, and critical growth skills to enable them to expand and innovate ethically.

Program Details for the Google for Startups Growth Academy: AI for Education

  • Featuring a series of workshops, mentoring and networking events, the program helps founders develop data-driven strategies for acquiring new customers and partnerships, tools to innovate responsibly with emerging technologies, and expand to new markets.
  • After the initial three months of core content, startups continue to receive product support and mentorship from Google to help them address their challenges.
  • Two sessions throughout the program will be held in-person (locations will be shared soon); the rest of the program will be conducted virtually.


  • Equity-free: Equity-free support, with access to Google products and resources.
  • Hands-on mentorship: Technical consulting and one-on-one support from Google mentors and AI experts.
  • Strategic & product support: Support on AI, company, and product strategy.
  • Leadership training: Tailored leadership training designed to improve management skills.
  • Go global: Support from mentors and Google teams on new international opportunities, to expand your business to new markets.
  • Networking & community: Connect with VCs, industry leaders and fellow founders, and become a part of our alumni network.


  • Seed to Series A startups currently based in Europe, the Middle East, and/or Africa —but looking to scale internationally.
  • Leveraging AI to address education challenges including reskilling, executive education, coaching, and more.
  • Demonstrated traction, such as a clear track record of users and revenue.
  • Scalable product or service, with both a significant total addressable market and a defensible growth model.

Time Commitment:

  • The core content programming will mostly require 1 to 2 hours of your time per week to attend your mentoring and group sessions. While the sessions with other founders will be accommodated to fit the majority of the participants, you will schedule your individual mentoring sessions with your mentor.
  • After three months of core content, startups will continue to receive support from Google to help them address their challenges. The exact time dedication of founders depends on their current individual needs.

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