Applications for Google for Startups Accelerator MENA region are now open.

Google for Startups Accelerator MENA, a three-month digital accelerator program, applications are now open. The program provides seed to series A technology startups based in the Middle East and North Africa.

The program aims to bring the best Google’s programs, products, people and technology to founder communities across the region.

As part of the Google for Startups Accelerator, selected founders outline the top technical challenges facing their startup, and are then paired with relevant experts from Google and industry experts to help solve those challenges. Participating startups receive deep mentorship on technical challenges with an emphasis on data and machine learning, as well as connections to relevant teams from across Google.

“The MENA region is rich in homegrown entrepreneurs which during the pandemic have stepped up to solve for unexpected challenges with innovative technology and resilience,” said Salim Abid, Google’s Regional Lead of Developer Ecosystem in MENA.  “I’m thrilled to announce that the application window for the first ‘Google for Startups Accelerator’ in MENA is now open, and looking forward to working with the next innovators.”

Applications remain open until December 31st.Click here for more information.