Curofy, an online networking platform for verified doctors, has been shortlisted to participate in the third batch of Google Launchpad Accelerator programme to be held at Google Headquarters in California, USA.
The equity-free programme will begin on January 30, 2017. During each class, over 20 Google teams will provide comprehensive mentoring to late-stage app startups. The three-month programme starts with an all-expenses-paid two-week boot camp at Google headquarters.
The two-week boot camp will start with determining challenges the startups face, providing mentorship and solutions along with Google resources that enable their products/apps to scale.
Apart from Curofy, the six other startups shortlisted from India includes Flyrobe, HashLearn, Rentmojo, KaptureCRM, Happy Adda Studios and Playment. 24 other startups will also join the programme from Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
Commenting on this opportunity, Pawan Gupta, co-founder, Curofy said,
Google Accelerator provides a great opportunity for Indian startups to be mentored in best product and engineering practices followed in Silicon Valley. The learning and exposure from the accelerator will prepare Curofy’s product for its growth beyond India.
Launchpad Accelerator is Google’s premier program for startups developing technical products on Google platforms. The heart of the program is technical training and strategic mentorship, helping developers succeed.