Google Launchpad Accelerator India Unveiled for AI, ML Startups in the Country

In a bid to nurture Indian startups working in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), Google on Tuesday introduced the India chapter of its global ‘Launchpad Accelerator’ mentorship programme.

The three-month Launchpad Accelerator India programme has been designed to grow the AI/ML ecosystem by helping the country’s startups build scalable solutions for India’s unique problems.

The programme, based out of Bengaluru, will provide a cohort of 8-10 Indian startups mentorship and support from the best of Google in AI/ML, Cloud, UX, Android, Web, product strategy and marketing, along with up to $100,000 (roughly Rs. 69 lakhs) of Google Cloud credits, the company said in a statement.