Google has selected TERAWORK and 14 tech startups from Nigeria and six other countries to participate in its Accelerator Africa program.
African startups raised over $4bn in funding in 2021, a 2.5x more growth than in 2020 and with the rising trend of hundreds of millions in funding, Africa’s digital economy is once again in the spotlight.
Since introducing the Google for Startups Accelerator Africa program in 2018, google has supported 82 startups from 17 African countries, and they have collectively raised $112 million and created 2800 direct jobs.
Over the next 3 months, the startups will work with Google mentors and facilitators learning the best practices on a range of topics covering Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, organizational culture, growth strategies and more. The program operates a virtual bootcamp model; workshops, 1:1 mentorship and peer-to-peer learning.
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